Articles of Association

chapter1 – General and objectives
Article 1: In order to expand and advance and improve the science of composites and the qualitative development of expert forces and to improve educational and research affairs in the fields of polymer, ceramic, metal and nanocomposites composites, the association
Scientific Composite, which will be called the association from now on in this statute, is formed.

Article 2: The association is a non-profit institution and operates in scientific, research and technical fields and has a legal personality from the date of registration, and the chairman of its board of directors is the legal representative of the association.
Article 3: The center of the association is in Tehran, and its branches can be established in any region of the country after the approval of the Scientific Associations Commission.

Article 4: The association is established for an unlimited period from the date of approval of this statute and is required to comply with the laws of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
The second chapter – Duties and activities:
Article 5: In order to achieve the goals mentioned in Article (1) of this statute, the association will implement the following measures:

1-5- Conducting scientific and cultural research at the national and international level with researchers and specialists who deal with composite science.
2-5- Cooperation with executive, scientific and research institutions in the field of evaluation and revision and implementation of plans and programs related to education and research in the scientific field of the association’s activity.

3-5- Encouraging researchers and honoring distinguished researchers and professors.
4 – 5 – Providing educational, research and technical services
5-5- Holding scientific gatherings at the national, regional and international levels.

6-5- Publication of books and scientific publications.
The third chapter – types and conditions of membership
1 – 6 – Continuous membership:
The founders of the association and all people who have at least a master’s degree in mechanical engineering, material engineering, chemical engineering, polymer engineering, medical engineering, civil engineering and related fields.

They can become continuous members.
2-6- Affiliate membership:
Persons who have a bachelor’s degree and have been working in one of the fields mentioned in paragraph 1-6 for a period of 5 years.

– 6 – Student membership:

All students who study in mechanical engineering, material engineering, chemical engineering, polymer engineering, medical engineering and civil engineering.
4-6- Honorary membership:
Iranian and foreign personalities whose scientific status in the field of composites is of particular importance, or who have provided effective and valuable help in advancing the goals of the association.

5 – 6 – Members of legal institutions:
Organizations that are active in the related scientific and research fields should become members of the association.
Note 1: People with a bachelor’s degree in one of the fields mentioned in paragraph 1-6 can become permanent members of the association with the approval of the board of directors.

Note 2: Institutional members are considered as affiliated members of the association.

Article 7: Each of the members will pay an annual amount determined by the General Assembly as a membership fee.

Note 1: Payment of the membership fee does not create any right or claim to the association’s property for the member.
Note 2: Honorary members of the association are exempt from paying membership fees.
Article 8: Membership is terminated in one of the following cases:

1 – 8 – Written resignation
2 – 8 – Failure to pay the annual membership fee
Note: The termination of membership is confirmed by the board of directors.

The fourth chapter – members of the association
Article 9: The main elements are:
A: General Assembly B: Board of Directors C: Inspector

A: General assembly
Article 10: The general assembly is formed by the regular or extraordinary meeting of the continuous members.
1-10- The ordinary general meeting is held once a year and it becomes official with the presence or written vote of half plus one of the continuous members of the association and the decisions are valid with the majority of votes.

2-10- The extraordinary general assembly is convened in necessary cases by the invitation of the board of directors or auditors or by the written request of one third of the continuous members.

3-10- If the first meeting of the General Assembly meeting is not formalized, the second meeting will be held at least twenty days later and will be formalized with the number present in the meeting. At the same time, it can take votes
It should be done by correspondence based on the regulations prepared by the board of directors.

Note 1: The invitation to hold general assemblies is in writing by placing an advertisement in a widely published newspaper and must be notified to the members at least fifteen days before the assembly.

Note 2: One-third of the continuous members can directly initiate an invitation to hold an extraordinary general meeting, provided that the board of directors and the inspector of the association have given a negative response to their request, and in such a case, they should state in the invitation notice that they will not respond to their request. to be declared by the board of directors or the inspector.

Note 3: If the above note is fulfilled, the agenda of the general meeting will be exclusively the subject mentioned in the application.
Note 4: The conditions for holding an extraordinary general meeting are the same as the conditions for holding a regular general meeting, and decisions are valid with two-thirds of the votes.

Article 11: Duties of general assemblies
A- Ordinary General Assembly
– Selection of board members and inspectors (inspectors if there is more than one principal inspector)
– Approving the policy of the association
– Examining and approving the proposals of the board of directors and the inspector (inspectors)
– Determining the membership fee
– Dismissing the board of directors and the inspector (inspectors)

– Examining and approving the balance sheet and statement of income and expenses of the last financial year and the budget of the association for the next year.

B- Extraordinary General Assembly
– Approving changes in the provisions of the statute

– Approval of the dissolution of the association
Note 1: Ordinary and extraordinary general assembly meetings are formalized with the presence of the full-fledged representative of the Commission of Scientific Associations of Iran.
Note 2: General assemblies are managed by a board consisting of a chairman, a secretary and two supervisors.
Note 3: The members of the board of directors are elected by announcing and accepting their candidacy in the assembly.

Note 4: The members of the board of directors should not be among those who have nominated themselves in the elections of the board of directors and inspectors.
C- The board of directors
Article 12: The board of directors of the association is composed of 5 main members and 2 alternate members. who are elected every 3 years by secret ballot from among the continuous members of the association.

1-12- None of the members can be elected to the board of directors for more than two consecutive terms.
2-12- At most two members included in paragraph (1-12) can become members of the board of directors for another term if they get more than 3/4 of the votes of those present in the meeting.
3-12- Membership in the board of directors is honorary.

4-12- The board of directors shall hold a meeting within one month after being elected and separate their duties with a written vote.
5-12- All binding documents and securities signed by the chairman of the board of directors and the treasurer along with the seal of the association and official letters signed by the chairman of the board of directors or the vice chairman of the association are valid.

6-12- The board of directors is obliged to hold a meeting once a month as needed. The interval between sending the invitation or phone call and the date of the meeting of the board of directors is at least three days.

7-12- The meetings of the board of directors are official with the presence of the majority of the members and the decisions made by the majority of the favorable votes are valid.
8-12- All the approvals of the board of directors are recorded and kept in the minutes book of the board of directors after signing by the members.

9-12- The participation of the members of the board of directors in the meetings is necessary, and the absence of each member without a justified excuse, as determined by the board of directors, up to three consecutive meetings and five alternate meetings will be considered as the resignation of the absent member.

10-12- In case of resignation, dismissal or death of any member of the board of directors, an alternate member will be appointed to replace him for the remaining period of membership.
11 – 12 – The participation of the inspector (inspectors) in the meetings of the board of directors is allowed without having the right to vote.

Article 13: The board of directors is the legal representative of the association and its duties and powers are as follows:
1 – 13 – Administration of current affairs of the association according to the statutes and approvals of the general assembly
2-13- Forming scientific groups of the association, determining their duties and monitoring their activities

3-13- The board of directors can take any action and transaction that it deems necessary regarding the transfer of immovable property and its conversion to ahsan or pledge and the release of mortgage and borrowing, with the exception of the definitive handing over of immovable property that
It requires the approval of the general assembly.

4-13- Except for the issues that according to the provisions of the statutes, the decision and action regarding them are within the special jurisdiction of the general assemblies, the board of directors has all the powers necessary to manage the affairs, subject to the observance of the limits of the subject of the activity.

5-13- Preparing the annual report and preparing the financial balance sheet and statement of the incomes and expenses of the association for approval in the general assembly and submission to the supervisory authority at the appointed time.
6-13- Filing lawsuits and responding to the claims of real or legal persons in all authorities and proceedings with the right to appoint a lawyer and the right to delegate to others.
7-13- Selecting and introducing representatives of the association to participate in domestic and foreign scientific meetings

8-13- Implementation of scientific plans and programs within the framework of the association’s duties
9-13 – Attracting gifts and financial aid
10 – 13 – Donation of research and educational scholarships
11 – 13 – Making a decision about the association’s membership in domestic and foreign scientific societies in compliance with the current laws and regulations of the country.

12 – 13 – Sending the necessary reports to the Commission of Scientific Associations of the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology
13-13- The Board of Directors is obliged to call the General Assembly and elect a new Board of Directors within a maximum of 4 months before the end of its term of office, and immediately publish the results along with the minutes of the General Assembly.
Send to the commission of scientific associations for review.

Note: The previous board of directors will be responsible for the association’s affairs until the new board of directors is approved by the Commission of Scientific Associations of the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology.
A: inspector (inspectors)
Article 14: The ordinary general assembly elects 1 person as the main inspector and 1 person as an alternate for a period of 3 years.

Note: The re-election of the inspector or inspectors is unimpeded.
Article 15: The duties of the inspector or inspectors are as follows:
1-15- Reviewing the documents and financial books of the association and preparing a report for the general assembly

2-15- Examining the annual report of the board of directors and preparing a report on the performance of the association for the information of the general assembly
3-15- Reporting any violation by the board of directors of the provisions of the statute to the general meeting
Note: All documents and documents of the association, both financial and non-financial, must be made available to the inspector (inspectors) for examination by the board of directors at any time and without any conditions.

The fifth chapter – the scientific groups of the association
Article 16: The association can form the following groups and committees, which work according to the duties assigned to them by the board of directors.

1 (specialized groups
2) Education and Research Committee
3) Publications Committee
4) Statistics and Information Committee
5) Admission and public relations committee
6) Scientific meetings committee
1-16- The association is allowed to form other groups and committees as needed.

The sixth chapter – budget and miscellaneous materials
Article 17: The financial resources of the association are:
1 – 17 – Membership rights of members
2-17- Incomes from providing educational and research services and consultants and selling books and publications
3-17- Receiving gifts and donations
4-17- All the incomes of the association will be spent on the objectives and subject of Article 5 of this statute.

Article 18: The revenues and expenses of the association are registered in the legal offices and its description is sent to the Commission of Scientific Associations of the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology every year after approval in the general assembly.

Article 19: All funds of the association are kept in a special account named as the association with the country’s banks.
Article 20: None of the founders or owners of the capital has the right to withdraw or allocate any kind of profit, whether it is dividends or capital, and they and their first-degree dependents cannot initiate transactions with the institution.

Article 21: All financial and non-financial documents and files related to the association’s activities are kept at the central office of the association and will be made available to the supervisory authority or other competent authorities when they refer to it.
Article 22: Any change in the provisions of the statute is valid after the approval of the commission of scientific associations of the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology.

Article 23: The association has the citizenship of the Islamic Republic of Iran and its members do not have the right to engage in political activity or affiliation with political groups and parties in the name of the association.
Article 24: If the dissolution of the association is approved in the general assembly, the same assembly will choose a settlement committee to pay the debts and collect the claims of the association. After collecting the claims and paying the debts, the settlement board is obliged to transfer all the movable and immovable assets of the association to one of the educational or research institutions of the country under the supervision of the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology.
Article 25: This statute, consisting of 6 chapters, 25 articles, 48 ​​sub-articles and 17 notes, was approved in the meeting dated 11 December 2010 of the general assembly of the association.