African Muslim Association e.V.
is going by the name THE AFRICAN MUSLIM ASSOCIATION with
the addendum " e.V." after registration in
the Register of Associations. The seat is Hamburg. Association
Object of the Association is cultivation and
practice of the Islamic religion and furtherance of
the cohesion among African Muslims residing in Hamburg.
The object of the statutes shall be realized
especially by operating a mosque, teaching the Koran
for children and by operating an educational consulting
The Association''s endeavour is in furtherance
of the good relationship between all members (all the
The possibility of exchanging information on
adenominational level with associations of other religions.
The Association''s endeavour is helping to realize
an understanding based on solidarity and tolerance between
the different religions and to mutual overcome prejudices.
Members do not have any shares in Association''s
it does not pursue any independent profit purposes.
Association''s fund can only be used for purposes
conforming with the statutes. Members do not receive
any benefits from the Association''s funds.
No person should be favoured by means of
expenses that are different to the body''s object or
can become natural and legal persons, if they want to
support the Association''s object. Application for the
admission shall be made in writing. The Board shall
decide on becoming a member. Honorary membership may
only be awarded to personalities and institutions particularly
committed to the "AFRICAN MUSLIM ASSOCIATION".
shall terminate upon member''s death, withdrawal or exclusion.
In the event of withdrawal the term of notice shall
be 1 month. The statement of withdrawal requires the
can be excluded by resolution of the Board, if he violates
is to be communicated to the affected in writing stating
the relevant reasons. Against the resolution the affected
can call in the General Meeting within two weeks after
are ready to do their best in assisting the Association''s
member shall have one vote at the General Meeting. Transfer
of rights to vote is not possible.
dues are to be paid in advance; they can be paid yearly,
quarterly or monthly. New admitted members shall pay
with the first contribution an admittance fee. Members
who are in default of their payments to the Association
cannot exercise their membership rights as long as their
obligations are not settled in full.
Meeting is the Association''s highest body. It adopts
resolutions on all basic matters related to the Association.
Meeting takes place once a year at least. The calling
shall be made in writing by the President or the Vice-President
of the Association giving two weeks notice under disclosure
of the agenda. An extraordinary General Meeting is to
be called, if at least 10% (TEN PER CENT) of the members
apply for such. An agenda must be annexed to the application.
The following shall also be incumbent on the General
FIXING THE AMOUNT OF MEMBERSHIP DUES
APPROVAL OF STATEMENT OF ACCOUNT AND MINUTES
Meeting adopts its resolutions with majority of votes
of the appeared members. In the event of equality of
votes an application shall be deemed as rejected. Amendments
of statutes and dissolutuon of the Association shall
require a 2/3 majority of the appeared members. The
General Meeting should be qualified to decide by vote,
if 7 members are present at least. Cash auditors are
not allowed to belong to the Board. They audit the Association''s
funds and report the result to the General Meeting.
Minutes and resolutions shall be signed by the Chairman
of the Board shall be elected by the General Meeting
for a period of two years. Re-election is permissible.
The Board remains in office until the election of a
new board. Association''s offices are honorary offices .
OF THE OPERATION OF THE BOARD
and his 1st Deputy represent the Executive Board. Both
of them jointly represent the Association .in and out
of court in all matters related to the Association.
Board is obliged to include in all legal acts binding
the Association the disposition that members of the
Association shall only be liable to the extent of the
Association''s fund. This disposition has to be registered
in the Register of Associations, provided permitted
shall be authorized by proxy to jointly sign with the
President or his Deputy in money transactions. .
of each meeting are to be made..
has to draw up a cash report after each meeting and
to submit it to the General Meeting. The cash report
has to be checked beforehand by both cash auditors..
OF THE RESOLUTIONS BY THE BOARD
is qualified to decide by vote, when all members of
the Board are invited and at least half of them is present,
among them the President or his Deputy. The Board decides
with simple majority of the present votes. In the event
of equality of votes the vote of the President or of
the President chairing the meeting shall be decisive.
of dissolution or termination of the Association, or,
in the event of lapse of the existing object the Association''s
funds shall accrue to the City of HAMBURG which should
directly end exclusively use them in furtherance of
a school for Muslim children in Africa.
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