Chapter 1 General Rules
Article 1: The Society is called The Kyushu Orthodontic Society.
Article 2: The secretariat of the Society shall be determined by the president.
Article 3: The Society has branches in 8 prefectures in Kyushu and 5 universities in the Kyushu area.
Chapter 2 Purpose and Business
Article 4: The Society will make progress in orthodontics in Kyushu by presenting research on the theory of orthodontics and its clinical application, exchanging knowledge, and collaborating with related academic societies inside and outside the country. The purpose is to promote the spread and contribute to the development of science and the improvement of oral hygiene of residents.
Article 5: The Society shall carry out the following projects in order to achieve the purpose of the preceding article.
1 Holding academic conferences, lectures, etc.
2 Publication of journals and other publications
3 Conducting research and surveys
4 Encouragement of research and commendation of research achievements
5 Contact and cooperation with related academic societies
6 Promotion of international research cooperation
7 Implementation of business for medical care and society
8 Other businesses necessary to achieve the purpose
Chapter 3 Members
Article 6: The members of the Society shall be as follows.
1 Regular member An individual who has academic knowledge and clinical experience in orthodontics.
2 Honorary members Persons who have contributed to the development of the Society and have been recommended by the Board of Directors and approved by the General Assembly stipulated in Article 29.
3 Supporting members Individuals or corporations that support the business of the Society.
Article 7: A person who intends to become a member must apply by using the prescribed membership application form together with the membership fee and annual membership fee. Admission shall be decided by the board of directors and the chairman shall notify the person. As a general rule, members must belong to the branch office of their home or work address. Members who live outside the Kyushu area are members of the headquarters.
(Admission fee and membership fee)
Article 8: Members are obliged to pay the admission fee and annual membership fee separately determined by the resolution of the general meeting.
2 Membership fees for honorary members shall be exempted.
3 The paid admission fee and membership fee will not be refunded for any reason.
(Loss of qualification)
Article 9: Members lose their qualifications due to the following reasons.
1 When you withdraw from the membership.
2 When a member who has died, has been declared missing, or has been dissolved as a corporation.
3 When you are expelled.
4 When the payment obligation stipulated in Article 8 has not been fulfilled for 3 years or more.
Article 10: When a member intends to withdraw from the membership, he / she must submit a withdrawal notice to the president with a reason. If there is an unpaid membership fee, it must be paid in full.
Article 11: If a member falls under any of the following items, the chairman may be dismissed after a vote of two-thirds or more of the general meeting. In this case, an apology may be given to the member before the vote.
1 When there is an act that damages the honor of the Society or violates the purpose of the Society.
2 When you violate your obligations as a member of the Society.
Chapter 4 Officers and Councilors
Article 12: The following officers shall be appointed to the Society.
1 Director 6 or more and 10 or less (including 1 chairman and 1 vice chairman)
2 2 supervisors
Article 13: The Society shall have 15 or more and 25 or less councilors.
(Appointment of officers)
Article 14: The chairman and auditors are appointed by the general meeting from among the regular members. The vice chairman and directors are appointed by the chairman.
2 Directors and auditors cannot serve as each other.
3 Officers cannot serve as councilors.
4 The chairman and auditors will be elected based on the rules specified separately.
(Duties of directors)
Article 15: The president shall be the prime minister of the Society and represent the Society.
2 If the chairman has an accident or is missing, the vice chairman will act for the duties or perform the duties.
3 The directors shall organize a board of directors to vote on and execute matters other than those stipulated in these bylaws and other matters that belong to the authority of the general meeting of the Society.
(Duties of auditors)
Article 16: Auditors shall carry out the duties stipulated in the following items regarding the duties and property of the Society.
1 Audit the status of the property of the Society.
2 Audit the status of business execution by directors.
3 If you find an irregular fact about the status of property or the execution of business, report this to the board of directors and the general meeting.
4 Convene a board of directors or a general meeting when it is necessary to report the previous item.
(Term of office of officers)
Article 17: The term of office of officers of the Society shall be two years, and reappointment shall not be hindered.
2 The term of office of an officer appointed by substitution or increase shall be the remaining term of the predecessor or incumbent.
3 Officers will continue to perform their duties even after the expiration of their term of office until their successors take office.
(Dismissal of officers)
Article 18: When an officer falls under any of the following items, the chairman may dismiss it by a vote of three-quarters or more of the general meeting.
1 When it is recognized that the execution of duties is unbearable due to a physical or mental disorder.
2 When it is recognized that there is a breach of duty or any other act that is not suitable for an officer.
(Remuneration for officers)
Article 19: Officer remuneration is unpaid.
(Appointment of councilors)
Article 20: Councilors are elected from among regular members.
2 The selection of councilors shall be based on the rules stipulated separately.
3 If there is a vacancy in the councilor, fill the vacancy promptly.
(Duties of councilor)
Article 21: The councilor shall attend the general meeting on behalf of the regular members and vote on the agenda items.
(Term of office of councilor)
Article 22: The term of office of the councilor shall be two years. However, it does not prevent reappointment.
2 The term of office of a councilor appointed due to a vacancy or increase shall be the remaining term of the predecessor or incumbent.
3 The councilor will continue to perform his duties even after the expiration of his term of office until his successor takes office.
(Dismissal of councilor)
Article 23: If a councilor falls under any of the following items, the chairman may dismiss it by a vote of three-quarters or more of the general meeting.
1 When it is recognized that the execution of duties is unbearable due to a physical or mental disorder.
2 When it is recognized that there is a breach of duty or any other act that is not suitable for being a councilor.
(Reward for councilors)
Article 24: Councilors shall be unpaid.
Article 25: A secretariat will be set up to handle the affairs of the Society.
Chapter 5 Meeting
(Convocation of the board of directors, etc.)
Article 26: The board of directors shall be convened by the chairman. However, if the chairman deems it necessary, or if one-third or more of the current number of directors requests the convocation of the board of directors by indicating matters to be submitted to the meeting, the chairman shall make the request on the day of the request. The extraordinary board of directors must be convened within 20 days.
2 The chairman of the board of directors shall be the chairman
(Quorum of the board, etc.)
Article 27: The Board of Directors cannot open and vote on the proceedings without the attendance of two-thirds or more of the current number of directors. However, those who have expressed their intention in advance regarding the proceedings shall be deemed to be attendees.
2 Unless otherwise specified in this constitution, the proceedings of the board of directors shall be decided by a majority of the attending directors, and if the number is the same, the chairman shall decide.
(Structure of the general meeting)
Article 28: The General Assembly shall consist of officers and councilors.
(Convocation of the general meeting)
Article 29: The ordinary general meeting is convened by the president.
2 The extraordinary general meeting shall be convened by the chairman when the board of directors deems it necessary.
3 In addition to the preceding paragraph, when a request for convening a general meeting is made from one-fifth or more of the current number of members indicating matters to be submitted to the meeting, the chairman shall hold an extraordinary general meeting within 30 days from the date of the request. Must be convened. When convening a general meeting, at least 10 days before the convocation date, the officers and councilors shall be notified in writing stating the matters to be submitted to the meeting, the date and time and the place.
(Chairman of the General Assembly)
Article 30: The chairman of the general meeting may elect the attending members at each meeting.
(Matters to be decided at the general meeting)
Article 31: The General Assembly shall vote on the following matters in addition to those specified separately in this Constitution.
1 Matters concerning business plan and income and expenditure budget
2 Matters concerning business report and income and expenditure settlement
3 Matters concerning net property increase / decrease statement, property list and balance sheet
4 Other important matters concerning the business of the Society that the Board of Directors deems necessary
(Quorum of the general meeting, etc.)
Article 32: The general meeting cannot open and vote on its proceedings without the attendance of a majority of the persons. However, a person who has expressed his / her intention in writing about the proceedings and a person who has delegated the verdict to another officer or councilor as an agent shall be deemed to be an attendee.
2 Unless otherwise specified in this constitution, the agenda of the general meeting shall be decided by a majority of the attendees, and if the number is the same, it shall be decided by the chairman.
(Notification to members)
Article 33: All members shall be notified of the agenda of the general meeting and the matters decided.
Article 34: Minutes shall be prepared for all meetings and shall be signed and sealed by the chair and at least two representatives of the attendees appointed at the meeting.
Chapter 6 Assets and Accounting
Article 35: The assets of the Society are as follows.
(1) Property listed in the property list at the time of establishment
(2) Admission fee and membership fee
(3) Income generated from assets
(4) Income from business
(6) Other income
Article 36: The assets of the Society will be divided into two types: basic assets and investment assets.
2 Basic property consists of the following items.
(1) Property listed in the basic property section of the property list at the time of establishment
(2) Property donated by designating it as basic property
(3) Property that the board of directors has decided to transfer to basic property
3 Assets under management shall be assets other than basic assets.
Article 37: The assets of the Society shall be managed by the Chairman, and cash of the basic assets shall be kept by the Chairman by a reliable method such as making a time deposit after a resolution of the Board of Directors.
(Restrictions on disposal of basic property)
Article 38: Basic property shall not be transferred, exchanged, pledged or transferred to investment property. However, if there is an unavoidable reason for the execution of the business of the Society, these dispositions may be taken only for a part of the votes of two-thirds or more of the general meeting.
(Payment of expenses)
Article 39: Expenses required to carry out the business of the Society shall be paid with the operating property.
(Business plan and budget)
Article 40: The business plan of the Society and the budget for income and expenditure associated therewith must be prepared by the Chairman and passed by the Board of Directors and the General Assembly. The same shall apply when attempting to change the business plan and income and expenditure budget.
Article 41: Notwithstanding the provisions of the preceding Article, if the budget cannot be established due to unavoidable circumstances, the chairman may, after a resolution of the board of directors, pay income according to the budget of the previous year until the date of establishment of the budget.
2 The income and expenditure in the preceding paragraph shall be regarded as the income and expenditure of the newly established budget.
Article 42: The income and expenditure settlement of the Society shall be prepared by the Chairman, with the opinion of the auditor, along with the property list, balance sheet, business report, net property increase / decrease statement, and member movement status report, and the Board of Directors and the General Assembly. Must be approved.
2 If there is a balance in the balance of accounts of the Society, a part or all of it shall be transferred to the basic property or carried over to the next fiscal year with the approval of the board of directors and the general meeting.
Article 43: When the Society intends to borrow, it must pass a vote of two-thirds or more of the general meeting, excluding short-term borrowing that is redeemed with the income of the business year.
(Burden of new obligations, etc.)
Article 44: Except for cases that fall under the proviso of Article 39 and the provisions of the preceding Article, and those specified in the income and expenditure budget, when the Society intends to carry out important burdens of new obligations or waivers of rights. , Must be resolved by the Board of Directors and the General Assembly.
Article 45: The Society's business year begins on April 1st and ends on March 31st each year.
Chapter 7 Changes to the Constitution and Dissolution
(Change of constitution)
Article 46: This constitution cannot be changed without a vote of three-quarters or more of the general meeting.
Article 47: The dissolution of the Society must be subject to at least three-quarters of the resolution of the General Assembly.
(Disposal of residual property)
Article 48: Residual property due to the dissolution of the Society shall be donated to a public interest corporation having a purpose similar to the purpose of the Society after a vote of three-quarters or more of the General Assembly.
1. 1. This constitution will be enacted on March 21, 2005 and will come into effect on April 1, 2005.
2. 2. If the Japanese Orthodontic Society becomes a public interest incorporated association, the Society will be dissolved and transferred to the branch of the Japanese Orthodontic Society as necessary without a new dissolution resolution.
3. 3. This constitution will be revised on February 4, 2012 and will come into effect on the same day.
4. This constitution will be revised on April 1, 2013 and will come into effect on the same day.
5. This constitution will be revised on April 1, 2015 and will come into effect on the same day.