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Articles of the Metal Enterprise Union of Jieyang Guangdong

Date:2012-09-08      Source:The Metal Enterprise Union      Author:The Metal Enterprise Union
  

Chapter I    General Rules

Article I: Name of the Union: The Metal Enterprise Union of Jieyang Guangdong (hereinafter referred to as M.E.U.JY.GD).

Article II:     Nature of the Union: M.E.U.JY.GD is founded on the based on the originally founded Jieyang Municipal Hardware Chamber of Commerce and Jieyang Municipal Metal Material Association as well as Jieyang Municipal Stainless Steel Association to be founded. It is an associative, local and non-profitable social organization which has the corporative capacity and composed of voluntary state-owned collective and private enterprises and joint ventures. Members of the above three associations are members of the union.

Article III: Purpose of the Union: This Union unites Jieyang Municipal Hardware Chamber of Commerce and Jieyang Municipal Metal Material Association as well as Jieyang Municipal Stainless Steel Association, abides by national laws, constitutions, legal regulations and relevant policies, follows social moralities, plays a bright and bind between the government and enterprises, is an advertiser and assistant in the industrial management of the government, plays a role in service, self-discipline, coordination and supervision in the industry, reserves its members, the government and society, make the relationship among members more closed, and organize its members to carry out industrial development, technical conquering, so as to realize the industrial transformation and upgrading, maintain legal rights and interests of members and the industrial fair competition and improve the industrial economic development.

Article IV: The organization discipline of this Union is: enrollment and retreat are voluntary, the minority is subordinate to the majority, and the Union shall abide by the democratic centralism of the resolution of its membership representative congress of the Union.

Article V: This Union accepts the supervision management of Jieyang Municipal Civil Affairs Bureau and Jieyang Municipal Economic and Information Bureau.

Article VI: Activities of this Union shall be carried out in Jieyang City of Guangdong Province.

Article VII. Domicile of the Union: F17, Guangdong Honghe Building, South of Huanshibeihe Bridge, Jieyang City

Chapter II  Business Scope

Chapter VIII      Business Scope of this Union

(I)  Propagandizing national policies on industrial development of metal materials, hardware and stainless steel products to its members, educating its members to love our country, dedicate themselves to their work, abide by the law and social moralities;

(II)             Gradually establish the industrial self-discipline system, work out industrial occupational moral codes, guide regulations, and standardizing self-management conducts of industry and maintaining the fair industrial competition;

(III)          Exploring the development laws of the metal materials, hardware and stainless steel product industry, carrying out relevant industrial investigations, mastering the trend of the industrial development and establishing the industrial information platform, and improving the development of metal material, hardware and stainless steel product industry together;

(IV)          Organizing its members to operate their businesses independently, enhancing the exchange of experiences in enterprise management, improvement of economic benefits, labor protection and economic trade activities, commending excellent members and promoting mutual understanding and common development among its members;

(V)             Coordinating the relationship among its members, reflecting advices and requirements of its members from different industries to the relevant departments of the government and maintaining legal rights and interests of its members;

(VI)          Carrying out various occupational educations and trainings, uniting relevant professional colleges and scientific research institutes to sponsor industrial training schools, organizing seminars, information conferences and business study activities, improving the overall technological level, management level, marketing abilities and staff qualification of its members;

(VII)       Enhancing the exchange and cooperation with domestic and foreign specialized colleges, schools and scientific research institutes, introducing hi-tech talents and accomplishments, establishing the talent database and accomplishment database, and improving the core competitiveness of the entire industry;

(VIII)    Holding and organizing domestic and foreign product exhibition activities, enhancing domestic and foreign industrial cooperation and exchange, guiding enterprises to actively develop the domestic and foreign market, and striving to create the hardware and stainless steel commodity expo into a grand international brand meeting;

(IX)          Organizing all members to carry out business activities according to the entrustment and authorization of the relevant department of the government, including industrial planning, information disclosure, data collection, excellence appraisal and creation activities, etc., assisting its members to make an application of funds for supporting the industrial development to the government, and project certification investigation, etc.

(X)             Guiding the industry to establish the R&D center and innovation center, developing hi-tech projects, organizing the industry to assault fortified positions in the united development technological project, accelerating technological innovation and reform, promoting the updating and upgrading of products, and improving the industrial transformation and upgrading.;

(XI)          Guiding its members to pay attention to the protection of intellectual properties, assisting its members to declare “hi-tech enterprises” and “civil scientific and technological enterprises”, “famous Chinese trademarks”, “well-known Chinese products” “famous products of Guangdong Province” and “famous trademarks of Guangdong Province”, and enlarging the protection strength of intellectual properties, e.g. brand products, scientific and technological patents and trademark registration.

(XII)       Assisting to plan and building the hardware and stainless steel industrial park and the industrial development of the incubation park, enhancing the industrial planning and introduction, developing industrial cluster, optimizing the industrial structure, so as to develop our city into the largest international hardware and stainless steel industrial clusters and commodity procurement base;

(XIII)    Organizing various relationship activities, promoting the relationship and cooperation among its members as well as mutual understanding and support between its members and the government departments;

(XIV)    Promoting information technology to its members, building up the resource database of the enterprise, promoting the development of e-commerce, and providing overall services;

(XV)       Enlarging the propaganda strength, publishing relevant periodicals, spreading and feeding back information of the same industry and its member, enhancing the popularity of this Union and its member units, and promoting the development of this industry;

(XVI)    Propagandizing and implementing Labor Safety and Health Requirements of Guangdong Province and Provisional Regulations of Jieyang City on Safety Production Management, and promoting safety production;

(XVII) Carrying out other activities permitted in the purpose of the Union.

Chapter III     Members

Article IX    Members of this Union are enterprises that are founded in the administrative region of this city, engaged in the industry stipulated in Article II and can joint this Union.

Article X     Members which apply for join this Union must conform to the following conditions:

(I)                Supporting Articles of this Union;

(II)             Joining this Union voluntarily;

(III)          Possessing relevant certificates, e.g. business license;

(IV)          Having a certain influence in the metal material and hardware and stainless steel product industry;

Article XI    The members shall join the Union according to the following procedures:

(I)                Submitting the written application for joining the Union;

(II)             Being approved by the board of directors through discussion;

(III)          The board of directors issues certificates to the members.

Article XII   The members enjoy the following rights:

(I)                Participating in various activities organized by this union;

(II)             Having the right to vote, elect and be elected, recall and supervision right;

(III)          Asking the Union to provide assistances for maintaining the legal rights and interests of its members;

(IV)          Having the priority to enjoy various services provided by this Union;

(V)             Criticizing and advising work of this Union and having the right to supervise the work of this Union;

(VI)          Joining and withdrawing from the Union willingly and freely;

Article XIII  The members shall fulfill the following obligations:

(I)                Abiding by national laws and regulations as well as Articles of the Union, implementing the resolution of the Union;

(II)             Maintaining legal rights of the Union and this industry;

(III)          Completing affairs entrusted by this Union;

(IV)          Paying the membership fee according to the stipulation;

(V)             Reflecting the situation to the Union and actively providing data this Union need, e.g. statistical data;

Article XIV  The member who wants to withdraw from the Union shall send a written notice to the Union and also return the membership certificate. It is deemed that the member who does not pay the membership fee or take part in the activity of the Union for one year withdraws from the Union by his/her own.

Article XV   If the member disobeys Articles of this Union, he/she will be criticized by the Union. If the member violates the Articles seriously, his/her name will be canceled by vote of the board of directors.

Chapter IV     Generation and Recall of the Union and its Responsible Person

Article XVI        The top organ of authority of this Union is the membership representative congress. The powers of office of the membership representative congress are:

(I)                to work out and amend the Articles and decide the election method of the Union;

(II)             to elect and recall the president, executive presidents, vice presidents, directors and supervisors;

(III)          to review annual work reports and annual financial budget reports of the board of directors and the board of supervisors;

(IV)          to review and approve proposals submitted by the board of directors, the board of supervisors and members;

(V)             to change or cancel improper decisions of the board of supervisors and the board of directors;

(VI)          to decide the termination of issues;

(VII)       to decide other significant issues.

Article XVII      The membership representative congress can be held only if more than 2/3 of its members are present and the decision made on the Congress can be valid only if more than a half of the members vote.

Article XVIII The term of office of each membership representative congress is four years. If it is necessary to change the term of office in a particular case, it shall be voted by the board of directors and approved by Jieyang Municipal Civil Affairs Bureau of the union registration administration authority. However, the change of the term of office shall not be delayed for one year.

Article XIX This Union has the board of directors. The board of directors is the organization that implements the membership representative congress. When the Congress is closed, it leads the Union to carry out daily work and is responsible for the membership representative congress. Directors are constituted by election on the membership representative congress.

Article XX  Powers of authority of the board of directors are::

(I)                to make a decision on the membership representative congress;

(II)             to elect and recall the Director-general of the board of directors;

(III)          to prepare to hold the membership representative congress;

(IV)          to make a work report and financial condition on the membership representative congress;

(V)             to decide to absorb members, punish them or remove their names from the rolls;

(VI)    &365体育直nbsp;     to decide to found an office, branch, representative organization and entity organization;

(VII)       to decide the employment of the deputy secretary-general and main responsible persons of various internal organizations according to the nomination of the secretary-general ;

(VIII)    to decide to invite an adviser of the Union and hire or fire the secretary-general of the employment system, to decide the setting of various internal organizations of the Union and to lead them to carry out work;

(IX)          to work out the internal management system and annual financial budget plan of the Union and to decide specific businesses of the Union;

(X)             to perfect individual articles of the Union according to requirements of the relevant departments;

(XI)          to carry out other work stipulated in the Articles of the Union;

(XII)       to make a good preparation for the next board of directors;

(XIII)    to decide other significant issues;

Article XXI The board of directors shall hold a meeting at least for every a year. In a particular case, the meeting can be held by means of communication.

Article XXII      The board of directors can hold a meeting only if 2/3 of directors are present. The decision can be valid only if 2/3 of directors votes. The board of directors shall make a meeting summary on the decision and announce it to all directors. The president shall convene and preside over the meeting of the board of directors. If the president cannot fulfill his/her responsibility due to a special reason, he/she shall entrust an executive President or vice president or the secretary-general to convene and preside over the meeting.

Article XXIII     This Union has the board of supervisors constituted by election on the membership representative congress. Terms of office of board of supervisors and the board of directors are the same, and the president, executive presidents, vice presidents, secretary-general and directors shall not also act as supervisors.

Article XXIV     The board of supervisors shall perform the following powers of authority:

(I)  to make an annual work report on the membership representative congress;

(II) to supervise the membership representative congress and the election and recall of the board of directors; to supervise the board of directors to fulfill the decision on the membership representative congress;

(III) to check financial and accounting materials of the Union and reflect them to the union registration administration authority and the tax administration and accounting administration departments;

(IV)          Supervisors attend the meeting of the board of directors and have the right to ask questions and propose suggestions to the board of directors;

(VI)          to supervise the board of directors to abide by laws and Articles; to ask the president, executive presidents, vice presidents, secretary-general and directors, etc. damages interests of the Union to rectify their conducts that damages interests of the Union, and report them to the membership representative congress or the relevant department of the government if necessary;

Article XXV      The board of supervisors shall abide by relevant laws and regulations and articles of the Union, accept the leadership of the membership representative congress and fulfill its liabilities practically.

Article XXVI     The president, executive presidents, vice presidents, secretary-general, supervisors and directors of this Union must abide by the following rules:

(I)                    to stick to the guideline, principles and policies of the Communist Party, have good political caliber and can abide by various national laws and regulations conscientiously;

(II)                 to have a great influence in the business field of this Union;

(III)              The oldest president, executive president or secretary-general who takes office shall be no more than 70 years old;

(IV)              Being healthy and able to persist in regular work;

(V)                 Having full capacity for civil conduct;

Being enthusiastic about work of the Union and having strong sense of job responsibility.

Article XXVII     This Union has one president, two executive presidents and some vice presidents (full-time), the Director-general holds the concurrent post of the president, their term of office is 4 years and they shall not take office for more than two terms. If it is necessary to extend the term of office in a particular case, it shall be voted by more than 2/3 of the above members of the membership representative congress and approved by the union registration administration authority.

Article XXVIII The president of this Union is its legal representative. If an executive president or the secretary-general has to act as the legal representative in a special case, he/she can take the charge only after reporting to and being approved by the Union Registration and Administration Authority. The legal representative of this Union shall not hold a concurrent post of the legal representative of another organization.

Article XXIX     The president of this Union shall execute the following powers of authority:

(I) to convene and preside over the membership representative congress and meetings of the board of directors;

(II) to check the implementation of decisions made on the membership representative congress and the board of directors;

(III) to sign relevant significant documents on behalf of the Union;

Article XXX  The secretary-general of this Union membership representative congress:

(I)                to preside over and carry out daily work and to organize implementing annual work plans;

(II)             to organize working out and implementing annual budgets and final settlements and to coordinate with internal organizations to carry out the work;

(III)          to nominate the vice secretary-general and principal responsible persons of various internal organizations and to submit the nomination to the board of directors;

(IV)          to nominate the employment of full-time staff of various internal organizations and to submit the nomination to the president for approval;

(V)             to handle other daily affairs.

Chapter V              Asset Management and Utilization Principle

Article XXXI     Funds of this Union are solved by means of government funding and self-collection, and main sources of the funds are as follows:

(I)  Government funding;

(II) Membership fees;

(III) Social sponsorship or donation;

(IV) Incomes from implementation of activities or services in the approved business scope;

(V) Profits from the business entity founded by the Union according to the law;

(VI) Interests and other legal incomes;

(VII) In case of a large activity, the board of directors shall make a study and plan for collection of funds of the activity;

Article XXXII   This Union shall collect membership fees according to relevant national regulations.

Article XXXIII  When this Union accepts a donation, it shall abide by laws and regulations and shall not apportion the donation in any form or by the disguised apportionment. The donator, sponsor, members and supervisors all have the right to consult the utilization and management of donated assets and propose their opinions and suggestions, and the Union shall give a reply in time to them.

Article XXXIV  Funds of this Union must be used for the development of businesses in the scope stipulated in the Articles, properties and other incomes protected by law, and neither unit nor individual is allowed to seize, divide privately and divert them or distribute them among members. The Union must establish the approval system for its daily expenditures and accept the supervision of the board of supervisors.

Article XXXV   The president, executive presidents, vice presidents, secretary-general, supervisors and directors of this Union as well as staff that seize, divide privately and divert them or distribute assets of the Union shall give them back and give a self-criticism on the membership representative congress. In case of the constitution of a crime, their criminal sanctions shall be given by law.

Article XXXVI  The Union shall establish the strict financial management system and guarantee that accounting materials are legal, true, accurate and complete.

Article XXXVII       The Union shall implement the unified national accounting system, carry out the financial accounting according to the law, and accept the tax supervision and accounting supervision implemented by the tax administration and accounting administration departments.

Article XXXVIII The Union shall be equipped with professional accountants. The accountants shall not also act as cashiers, and must conduct the accounting and implement the accounting supervision. When an accountant is transferred or quits, he/she must completely hand over all tasks to the accountant who takes over his/her job.

Article XXXIX  The Union shall carry out the national financial management system for its asset management and accept the supervision of the membership representative congress and the Ministry of Finance. Its assets are from national appropriation or social donation and funding, so the Union must accept the supervision of the auditing agency and announce relevant information to the society in an appropriate way.

Article XXXX   The Union must accept the financial audit organized by the union registration administration authority when it makes an annual report, changes the term of office, changes its legal representative and settle its accounts.

Article XXXXI  The major issue report system of the Union: Before this Union convenes a large academic symposium, seminar and expo, foreign exchange and an exchange with an oversea non-governmental organization, carries out a rating, appraisal and commend activity, or accept the oversea and social donations and so on, it shall report it and go through the relevant procedures with relevant functional departments of the government and the union registration administration authority.

Article XXXXII              Usage of funds of the Union:

(I)  Expenditure of conferences and activities of the Union;

(II) Expenditure for organizing members to join the activity;

(III) Expenditure of daily office work;

(IV) Wages and welfare;

(V) Membership fees paid by all members of the Union.

Article XXXXIII      Wages, insurances and benefits of full-time staff of the Union shall be according to relevant national regulations on institutions.

Article XXXXIV      If a member of the Union withdraws his/her membership or his/her name is removed from the member list, membership fees that have been paid by him/her and the ownership of properties donated by him/her all belong to the Union.

Chapter VI     Procedure of Amendment of Articles

Article XXXXV       The Articles of the Union shall be amended after being voted by the board of directors and approved on the membership representative congress through deliberation.

Article XXXXVI      The amended article of the Union will be valid only if it is reported to and approved by the Organization Administration Authority in 15 days after it is approved on the membership representative congress.

Chapter VII      Termination Procedure and Disposal of Property after Termination

Article XXXXVII    When it is necessary to terminate the Union because it has finished the purpose or is dismisses by its own or it is separated or merged and so on, the termination shall be proposed by the board of directors.

Article XXXXIII      The proposal of the Union on the termination shall be approved by voting on the membership representative congress and also be reviewed and approved by the union registration administration authority.

Article XXXXIX      The Union shall establish a liquidation group, settle claims and liabilities and handle aftermath affairs, according to the instruction of the union registration administration authority and relevant units before its termination. During the liquidation, the Union shall not carry out any other activities except liquidation. The Union shall go through the procedure for the cancellation of its registration with the registration administration authority within fifteen days after its liquidation is over.

Article XXXXX              This Union is terminated after it finishes the procedure for cancellation of its registration with the union registration administration authority. 

Article XXXXXI      Residual properties after termination of the Union shall be used for developing undertakings related to the purpose of the Union under the supervision of the union registration administration authority according to relevant national regulations.

Chapter VIII    Supplementary Articles

Article XXXXXII   The Articles are approved by voting on the membership representative congress on June 15, 2012. 

Article XXXXXIII   The right to illustrate the Articles belongs to the board of director of the Union.

Article XXXXXIV    The Articles become valid since they are approved by the union registration administration authority.