This is the translation of the French statutes, for convenience. French version is however the only legal document.
An association governed by the law of July 1, 1901 as amended is formed between the members of the present statutes.
The association takes the name: OpenMandriva
The purpose of the association OpenMandriva is:
The address of the seat of the Association is specified in the Bylaws.
By default it is located at the President's address.
It is transferable by decision of the Administration Council.
The duration of the Association is unlimited.
Can become Member any natural or legal entity interested by the purpose of the Association.
The Association consists of:
The approval decision of Members is neither motivated nor appealable.
The membership is lost by:
The association is governed by an Administration Council vested with the broadest powers to perform all acts falling within the purpose of the Association that are not reserved to the General Assembly or the President.
The Administration Council is composed of major members elected by the Ordinary General Assembly for a term of two years renewable.
In case of vacancy, the Council provides temporary replacement or Member (s) failed in anticipation of the next General Assembly.
Each Director may be removed by decision of the Ordinary General Assembly.
The revocation decision is neither motivated nor appealable, and occurs after the person has been invited to submit its observations
The Administration Council:
Any amendment to the Bylaws has to be approved unanimously by the Council.
The deliberations of the Administration Council on property acquisitions, exchanges and transfers necessary for the purposes of the association, taking mortgages on these properties, on leases exceeding nine years, transfers of ownership and loans must be approved a priori by the Ordinary General Assembly.
The Association is represented by a President elected by the Administration Council from among its members by a majority of votes.
The President may be assisted by Administrators elected under the same conditions as Vice-President, Secretary or Treasurer.
The Bylaws complete and accurate the statutes. They are applicable to any Member upon approval by the Administration Council.
The association can receive all legally authorized resources, including entrance fees and subscriptions, grants and donations.
Members may be present at:
The Extraordinary General Assembly shall decide on:
The Procedures of vote of extraordinary General meeting only consist in referendum. The notice is sent 30 days in advance:
All Assemblies and Decisions intervention may be dematerialized according to a procedure established by the Bylaws.
The Association is represented in court by its President or by any agent that will specially designated.
The jurisdiction for all actions concerning the association is the court where the association has its seat.
The Extraordinary General Assembly shall appoint one or more liquidators to vesting of assets of an association pursuing a similar goal.
In the absence of such an association Extraordinary General Assembly means an association of a social nature.
The liquidators perform all declarations and formalities of publication provided by the laws and regulations.