Economy & Energy
The periodic e&e is completing its second year at INTERNET with this number 11 (twelve if we include number zero). In order to have a legal personality and to be able to render other services the Non-Governmental Organization Economia & Energia - e&e was created. The chairman of its General Assembly is the economist Genserico Encarnação Jr. and Prof. Omar Campos Ferreira is its Executive Superintendent. We present its statute and creation minutes.STATUTE OF THE NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATION
ECONOMIA & ENERGIA e&e
CHAPTER I ON ESTABLISHMENT, DOMICILE AND PURPOSES
Art. 10 It is established in the State of Minas Gerais, State of the Federative Republic of Brazil, a Civil Partnership of Scientific Character, without lucrative ends that will be named "ECONOMIA & ENERGIA e&e".
Art. 20 The domicile or headquarters of the Association will be in the city of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais State, Rogério Fajardo Street, 123 B, Anchieta CEP 30.310-450, and it may establish branches anywhere in the National Territory.
Art. 30 The Organization, inspired by scientific principles, in the development of its activities will not discriminate against race, social condition, religious or political belief and it will have the following objectives:
a) Contribute to the social and economical development of Brazil and other countries through research on the energy and economy fields, having as basis:
a.1) The study of the main economical variables that condition this development within a historical perspective and with a medium-term vision of the future;
a.2) The study of consumption and use of energy along time aiming at an adequate utilization of energy sources;
a.3) Energy planning in agreement with economical development;
a.4) Study of conditions favoring the use of energy and natural resources supporting, from the social point of view, a fair distribution of these goods among the Brazilian population and among the countries;
a.5) Study of the economical development related with the principles that rule physical phenomena, notably those relative to energy;
a.6) Study of the environmental impacts of the economical activities, mainly those referring to the use of energy input and the means to minimize them.
Art. 4º - The means it will use to reach its ends are:
a) elaborate, develop and disseminate material of scientific research on the objective of its statute and for this purpose it may: edit, publish or made available by Internet or other dissemination media articles produced by its members or third parties on related themes;
b) act as adviser for the development of projects from public or private institutions interested in the objectives mentioned in article 3º;
c) foment and establish, when necessary, Scientific Councils, aiming at the improvement of different sources of knowledge on the subject "Energy and Economy";
d) disseminate through courses and seminars the objectives of its statute;
e) elaborate studies about specific themes in the context of its statutes objectives for public or private institutions through agreements.CHAPTER II ON THE ORGANIZERS
Art. 5º - The members of the Organization will be those signatories of the creation minutes and subsequently any other physical person whose written admission request is approved by the General Assembly.
§ 1º The Organizers with no partnership obligations have the right:
I to vote and to be voted for any elective post;
II to participate in the General Assemblies.
§ 2º The Organizers have the duty:
I to follow the statutory directions and rules;
II to accede to the Directorys determinations.
§ 3º - The members may renounce their membership at any time and the Directory may as well exclude them from the Organization with the homologation of the General Assembly. The renouncement does not require any motive. The exclusion of any of the associates will be carried out by an act of the General Assembly when serious faults are evident, such as behavior not compatible with the Organizations guidelines, improbity, continuous undisciplined behavior or other highly relevant faults, having the excluded member full defense rights in any instance.CHAPTER III ON ADMINISTRATION
Art. 6º - For its operation the Organization will have the following organs:
Art.7º - The General Assembly, sovereign organ of the Institution, will be composed of all members of the Organization and will be chaired by one of the Organizers. It will be annually convoked by its Chairman or by whom legally substitutes him, ordinarily in the 2 (two) first months of the civil year for the examination, discussion and deliberation of items included in the agenda.
§ Unique - The General Assembly may meet using electronic communication media once it is assured the authenticity of the participation of its members and their free manifestation on the subjects under discussion; in this case, the meetings minutes will be signed afterwards by all participants.
Art. 8º - The General Assembly will be held on first call with at least half plus one of its Organizers and on second call with any number of present Organizers.
Art. 9º - The decisions of the Ordinary General Assembly will be taken by at least half plus one of the present Organizers.
Art 10º - It is the responsibility of the Ordinary General Assembly to:
b) Approve the admission of new Organizers in the form of article 5º;
c) Deliberate about the exclusion of Organizers in the form of § 3º.paragraph of article 5º;
d) Elect among its members : the Chairman of the General Assembly, the Members of the Fiscal Council and the Executive Superintendent, all of them with a mandate of 3 (three) years;
e) Approve the selling and buying of properties for the Organization;
f) Approve the internal rules;
g) Approve the reform of the present Statute.
Art. 11º - The Chairman or his legal substitute, under the form of Articles 7º and 8º, may call extraordinarily the General Assembly.CHAPTER V - ON THE FISCAL COUNCIL
. Art. 12º - The Fiscal Council is composed of 3 (three) effective members, elected according to Art. 10º, with mandate coincident with that of the Chairman, whose responsibility is to appraise the Executive Superintendents accounts, the annual budget, recommending or not its approval to the General Assembly. It will meet at least once a year or when called by the General Assembly.CHAPTER VI ON THE EXECUTIVE SUPERINTENDENCE
Art. 13º - The Executive Superintendence will be composed by one of the Organizers with mandate coincident with that of the Chairman of the General Assembly.
Art. 14º - The Organization will be directed and administered by the Executive Superintendent who will actively and passively represent it vis-à-vis public organs of federal, state or municipal administration and who will decide about every subject under the responsibility of the Organizations direction and is not attributed to other of its organs.
Art. 15º - At the definitive absence or legal impediment of the Executive Superintendent, the Chairman of the General Assembly will be responsible for the pertinent matters until the end of the mandate.
CHAPTER VII ON THE DURATION AND LIQUIDATION
Art. 16º - The Organization will operate and exist for an undefined period starting from the registration of this statute. The renounce or exclusion of any of the Organizers does not imply the dissolution of the Association that will continue with the remaining ones.
Art. 17º - In the eventuality of the dissolution of the Organization, its assets will be destined to similar research institution.CHAPTER VIII ON THE ASSETS OF THE ORGANIZATION
Art. 18º - The assets of the Organization will be constituted by the resources initially donated by its Organizers and by the additional ones as well as by the subventions, support, donations, inheritances that it might receive from legal entities or physical persons.CHAPTER IX GENERAL REGULATIONS
Art. 19º - The members of the General assembly and Executive Superintendence will not receive dividends, bonuses, participation, advantages, utilities or shares for the position of duty to which they have been elected.
Art. 20º - The members generally will not be responsible not even by solidarity for the acts and social obligations of the Organization.
Art. 21º - All members of the Organization may be reelected for at most 3 (three) consecutive mandates.
Art. 22º - The Organization will obligatorily apply in the country its revenues and income, including the eventual operational results, for the maintenance and development of its institutional objectives.
Art. 23º - The association will maintain according to the law in effect a record of its economical facts, in the established term and form, and it will make annually a declaration of income to the Federal Tax Office.
Art. 24º - Its activities will start when these statutes are approved and they are coincident with the calendar year.
Belo Horizonte, July 31, 1998
ECONOMIA E ENERGIA - e&e
Genserico Encarnação Jr
Omar Campos Ferreira