CHAPTER I: GENERAL PROVISIONS
Article 1. Denomination.
With the name ASAMBLEA NACIONAL ESPAÑOL an association is constituted under the Organic Law 1/2002, of March 22, regulating the Right of Association, and complementary rules, with legal personality and full capacity to act, lacking profit motive.
In all that is not foreseen in these Statutes, the aforementioned Organic Law 1/2002, of March 22, and the complementary provisions for development will apply.
Article 2. Duration.
This association is established indefinitely.
Article 3. Purposes.
The aims of the ASAMBLEA NACIONAL ESPAÑOLA will be:
a) Encouraging the participation of citizens in the media of social communication whenever they tend to the promotion and dissemination of the idea that any recognition, by any means, of the values of EQUALITY among Spanish citizens, VERACITY of historical, economic and journalistic information , PLURALITY of individual or collective political ideology and FREEDOM to exercise the rights that assist us as citizens of the Kingdom of Spain.
b) Facilitate the relationship and communication among our associates.
c) Promote and encourage the meeting with professionals and businessmen, as well as other associations, foundations and non-profit entities, for the fulfillment of the purposes of our association.
d) Promote and promote productivity and the repopulation of rural areas of the Kingdom of Spain
e) Active participation in the field of social networks and mass media.
f) Promote, disseminate and defend the convenience, necessity, usefulness and convenience for the Common Good of a united Spain within the European Union and of a democratic and plural Europe, this unity and solidarity being an essential guarantee of the effective exercise of our civic rights and inalienable framework of coexistence and freedom.
g) Promote the bonds of brotherhood of the Kingdom of Spain with the rest of the Ibero-American countries.
Article 4. Activities.
To fulfill these purposes, the following activities will be carried out: conferences, seminars, publications, interviews, meetings, awareness and outreach campaigns, debates, competitions, exhibitions, public gatherings, and all those other activities that promote knowledge among our associates, as well as to the public opinion the aims of our Association.
Article 5. Registered office.
The Association establishes its social address in the street: Torres i Bages, block: 35 portal: 37 floor: 2nd door: 2nd, Municipality: Premià de Mar, Province: Barcelona CP: 08330, and the territorial scope in which it will perform mainly its activities is the whole territory of Spain.
CHAPTER II: GENERAL ASSEMBLY
Article 6. Nature and composition.
The General Assembly is the supreme governing body of the Association and will be integrated by all the associates.
Article 7. Meetings.
The meetings of the General Assembly will be ordinary and extraordinary. The ordinary one will be held once a year within the four months following the close of the fiscal year; Extraordinary meetings will be held when circumstances so dictate, in the opinion of the President, when the Board of Directors agrees or when proposed by a tenth of the members in writing.
Article 8. Calls.
Calls for General Assemblies will be made in writing stating the place, date and time of the meeting as well as the agenda with concrete expression of the matters to be discussed. Between the convocation and the day designated for the celebration of the Assembly in the first convocation will have to mediate at least fifteen days, being able to likewise be stated if the date and hour in which the Assembly will meet in second convocation, without between one and another may mediate a period of less than one hour.
Article 9. Adoption of agreements.
The General Assemblies, both ordinary and extraordinary, will be validly constituted on first call when a third of the associates with the right to vote attend it, and on second call whatever the number of associates with the right to vote.
The agreements will be taken by simple majority of the people present or represented when the affirmative votes exceed the negative, not being computable for these purposes the null votes, blank, or abstentions.
A qualified majority of the people present or represented will be necessary, which will result when the affirmative votes exceed half of these, for the:
a) Dissolution of the entity.
b) Modification of Statutes, including the change of registered office.
c) Disposal or disposition of assets that comprise the fixed assets.
d) Remuneration of the members of the Board of Directors.
Article 10. Powers.
The powers of the General Assembly are:
a) Approve the management of the Board of Directors.
b) Examine and approve the annual accounts
c) To elect the members of the Board of Directors.
d) Set ordinary or extraordinary fees.
e) Approve the dissolution of the Association.
f) Modify the Statutes, including the change of registered office.
g) Dispose or transfer the assets.
h) Approve, where appropriate, the remuneration of the members of the Board of Directors.
i) Any other that is not competence attributed to another corporate body.
CHAPTER III: BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Article 11. Composition.
The Association will be managed and represented by a Board of Directors formed necessarily by a President and a Secretary.
The Vice President, the Treasurer and the Members that are determined may also be part of the Board of Directors.
All the positions that make up the Board of Directors will be free. These will be designated and revoked by the General Assembly and its mandate will last for 5 years.
Article 12. Meetings.
The Board of Directors will meet as many times as determined by its President and at the initiative or request of 1/3 of its members. It will be constituted when half plus one of its members attend and for its agreements to be valid they must be taken by majority vote. In case of a tie, the President’s vote will be of quality.
Article 13. Powers.
The faculties of the Board of Directors will be extended, in general, to all acts specific to the purposes of the Association, provided that they do not require, according to these Statutes, express authorization of the General Assembly.
The following are the specific faculties of the Board of Directors:
a) Direct the social activities and take the economic and administrative management of the Association, agreeing to carry out the appropriate contracts and acts.
b) Execute the agreements of the General Assembly.
c) Formulate and submit the balance sheets and annual accounts for the approval of the General Assembly.
d) Resolve on the admission of new associates.
e) Appoint delegates for some specific activity of the Association.
f) Any other faculty that is not of the exclusive competence of the General Assembly of partners.
Article 14. President.
The President will have the following attributions: legally represent the Association before all kinds of public or private organizations; convene, chair and adjourn the sessions held by the General Assembly and the Board of Directors, as well as direct the deliberations of both; order payments and authorize with your signature the documents, minutes and correspondence; adopt any urgent measure that the good performance of the Association advises or in the development of its activities is necessary or convenient, without prejudice to subsequently report to the Board of Directors.
Article 15. Vice-president.
The Vice President shall replace the President in the absence of the latter, motivated by illness or any other cause, and shall have the same powers.
Article 16. Secretary.
The Secretary will be in charge of the direction of the purely administrative work of the Association, will issue certifications, will take the books of the Association legally established and the file of associates, and will safeguard the documentation of the entity, making the communications about appointment of Boards of Directors and other social agreements registered to the corresponding Registries, as well as compliance with documentary obligations in the terms that legally correspond.
Article 17. Treasurer.
The Treasurer will collect and safeguard the funds belonging to the Association and will comply with the payment orders issued by the President.
Article 18. Members.
The Members will have the obligations inherent to their position as members of the Board of Directors, as well as those arising from the delegations or work commissions entrusted to them by the Board itself.
Article 19. Retirement and substitution regime.
Members may withdraw by voluntary resignation communicated in writing to the Board of Directors and for breach of the obligations entrusted to them. The vacancies that for these reasons occur will be covered provisionally by the other members until the final election by the General Assembly called for that purpose.
They may also cause dismissal by expiration of the mandate. In this case, they will continue holding their positions until the acceptance of those who substitute them takes place.
CHAPTER IV: PARTNERS / AS
Article 20. Requirements.
Members with capacity to act who have an interest in the development of the Association’s purposes may belong to the Association.
Article 21. Classes.
Within the Association there will be the following classes of partners:
a) Promoters or founders, who will be those who participate in the act of constitution of the Association.
b) Number, which will be those that enter after the constitution of the Association.
c) Of honor, those who because of their prestige or for having contributed in a relevant way to the dignification and development of the Association, are entitled to such distinction. The appointment of honorary members will correspond to the Board of Directors
Article 22. Withdrawal
Members will be terminated for any of the following reasons:
a) By voluntary resignation, communicated in writing to the Board of Directors.
b) For breach of economic obligations, if it fails to satisfy 2 periodic installments.
Article 23. Rights.
The founding partners and number will have the following rights:
a) Take part in all activities organized by the Association in compliance with its purposes.
b) To enjoy all the advantages and benefits that the Association can obtain.
c) Participate in the Assemblies with voice and vote.
d) Be electors and eligible for management positions.
e) Receive information on the agreements adopted by the bodies of the Association.
f) Make suggestions to the members of the Board of Directors in order to better fulfill the purposes of the Association.
Article 24. Duties.
The founder and number partners will have the following obligations:
a) Comply with these Statutes and the valid agreements of the Assemblies and the Board of Directors.
b) Pay the fees that are set.
c) Attend the Assemblies and other events that are organized.
d) Perform, where appropriate, the obligations inherent to the position they occupy.
Article 25. Rights and duties of honorary members.
The members of honor shall have the same obligations as the founders and of number except for those provided in sections b) and d) of the previous article.
Likewise, they will have the same rights except for those listed in sections c) and d) of article 23, being able to attend assemblies without the right to vote.
CHAPTER V: ECONOMIC REGIME
Article 26. Financial resources.
The economic resources foreseen for the development of the aims and activities of the Association will be the following:
Members’ fees, periodic or extraordinary.
Subsidies, bequests or inheritances that could be received legally by associates or third parties.
Any other legal recourse.
Article 27. Patrimony.
The initial heritage of the Association, lacks initial assets
Article 28. Duration of the exercise.
The associative and economic exercise will be annual and its closure will take place on December 31 of each year.
CHAPTER VI: DISSOLUTION
Article 29. Dissolution.
The Association will voluntarily dissolve when so agreed by the Extraordinary General Assembly, convened for that purpose, in accordance with the provisions of article 9 of these Statutes.
Article 30. Settlement and destination of the remainder.
In case of dissolution a liquidation commission will be appointed. Once the debts have been extinguished, the excess liquid, if applicable, will be used for purposes that do not detract from the non-profit nature of the Association.
In Barcelona, July 23, 2018