THE STATUTES OF THE NON-PROFIT ASSOCIATION OSKAR ALLIKU HOME
I GENERAL PROVISIONS
1.1. The non-profit association OSKAR ALLIKU KODU (hereinafter the Association) is a voluntary association of legal and natural persons operating in the public interest.
1.2. The name of the association is MTÜ OSKAR ALLIKU KODU and the association is located in the Republic of Estonia, with the address – Vapramäe 15, 61508 Elva, Tartumaa.
1.3. The association is an independent organization and is not a section of any other organization.
1.4. The goals of the association are: to create physical conditions (build or repair buildings, rooms) for the creation of a 24-hour milieu therapy home and a competence centre for children/youth and for conducting milieu-therapeutic activities.
1.4.1 To create a provisional supportive living environment for children with mental disorders living in Tartu city, county and, if possible, South Estonia (especially children who have experienced mental, physical, sexual abuse), where a fixed daily rhythm, mutual consideration of peers and a stable curing and pedagogical, milieu and social therapeutic approach have a central place.
1.4.2 To ascertain the needs of the children and young people with mental problems, as well as the needs of their families.
1.4.3 To develop psychological, emotional, social, educational and cognitive coping of children and young people with mental problems.
1.4.4 To create opportunities for one-to-one education for children and young people with mental problems in a school located near the milieu therapy centre.
1.4.5 To create opportunities to find an individually suitable professional field and practice in the workshops of the milieu therapy centre (woodworking, fabric, clay, household, metal and other workshops).
1.4.6 To contribute to the provision of training (except for the licensing), guidance, counselling and improvement in the field of treatment pedagogy, milieu and social therapy to the staff of the milieu treatment centre and all those interested in it.
1.4.7 To help form a supportive, realistic and science-based public opinion on issues related to children, young people with mental disorders and their families.
II PROCEDURE AND CONDITIONS FOR JOINING AS A MEMBER OF THE ASSOCIATION AND WITHDRAWAL AND EXCLUSION FROM THE ASSOCIATION
2.1. Any natural or legal person who, in the opinion of the board, has sufficient skills and knowledge to participate in the realization of the association’s goals, agrees with the goals and is willing to comply with the articles of association and the decisions of the general meeting and the board can become a member of the association.
2.2. A person wishing to become a member of the association must submit a written application to the board, which, within one month of receiving the application at the latest, makes a decision to accept or refuse membership and informs the person who submitted the application.
2.3. Anyone wishing to become a member of the association pays the membership fee for the current financial year to the account of the association.
2.4. All members of the association pay the membership fee. The decision on the size of the membership fee is part of the agenda of the general meeting.
2.5. All members of the association may withdraw from the association on written notice.
2.6. The board of the association may exclude from the association a member whose actions it considers contrary to the purposes of the association or in violation of the articles of association.
2.7. The board of the association withdraws membership from the member who has not paid the membership fee for the current financial year.
2.8. The board of the association immediately informs the excluded person of the decision to exclude and the reason for it. The excluded person has the right to submit the question for review to the general meeting.
III RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS OF MEMBERS
3.1. Members of the association have the right to:
– take part in all events organized by the association
– take part in the general meeting with the right to speak and vote;
– receive information about the activities of the association;
– withdraw from the association;
– be elected to the management bodies of the association;
3.2. The members of the association have the obligation to:
– to recognize the goals of the association and to comply with the articles of association and the decisions of the general meeting and the board when participating in the activities of the association;
– pay the membership fee of the association.
IV GENERAL MEETING
4.1. The highest body of the association is the general meeting of the association, where each founding member of the association has one vote.
4.2. Competence of the general meeting:
– changing the articles of the association, except for the purpose of the association;
– establishing the amount of the membership fee of the association;
– appointment and dismissal of management board members;
– deciding on issues that are not of competence of other bodies by law or statute.
4.3. The general meeting has the power to take decisions if at least 50% of the association’s members participate. If less than 50% of the association’s members are represented at the general meeting, the board calls a new general meeting with the same agenda within three weeks at the earliest and three months at the latest. The new general meeting will have the power to take decisions regardless of the number of members represented at the meeting.
4.4. If an issue was not previously included in the agenda of the general meeting, it may be included in the agenda when: all the members of the non-profit organization participate in the general meeting, or, with the consent of at least 9/10 of the participating members provided more than half of the members of the non-profit organization participate in the general meeting.
4.5. The general meeting of the association is held at least once per calendar year. The general meeting is convened if the board of the association deems it necessary or if at least 1/10 of the members submit a request to the head of the association providing the reason for it.
4.6. The board informs its members about the time and place of the general meeting and the agenda in writing no later than two weeks before the date of the general meeting.
4.7. If a member of the association wishes to consider an issue at the next general meeting, he/she must notify the board of the association in writing before the notice of convening the general meeting is sent to members.
4.8. All the members of the association can participate in the general meeting of the association and have the right to vote. Each person entitled to vote has only one vote. A member of the association may authorize another member of the association to vote on his behalf with a letter of attorney.
4.9. In cases, which are not otherwise stipulated below or in the law, the decision of the general meeting is considered taken if more than half of the members of the association participating in the general meeting or represented vote in favour of it.
V BOARD OF THE ASSOCIATION
5.1. The day-to-day activities of the association are managed and the association is represented by the board which consists of at least two but not more than five members of the association.
5.2. The competence of the board includes:
– organization of the daily activities of the association;
– keeping records of association members and collecting membership fees;
– preparation of the action plan and the budget of the association;
– preparation of the financial year report and organization of accounting;
– use and control of the company’s properties in accordance with the requirements arising from the law, the statute of the association and the decisions of the general meeting.
– giving authorizations to deal with specific tasks
5.3. The general meeting elects the members of the board from among the members of the association. A board member is elected if more than half of the members of the association participating or represented in the general meeting vote for him/her. The board is elected for three years.
5.4. The board represents the association in all legal matters.
5.5. The association can be represented in all legal matters by each member of the management board.
5.6. A member of the board can be recalled at any time by the decision of the general meeting of the association, regardless of the reason.
5.7. The board meeting is called by the chairman of the board, his deputy or at least 1/3 of the board members.
5.8. The board has decision-making power if more than half of the board members are present.
5.9. The board may adopt decisions without convening a meeting if all board members vote in favour of it in writing.
5.10. The convenor of the board has the right, at his discretion, to ask the necessary experts to participate in the meeting as consultants or experts who have the right to speak at the meeting.
5.11. The board has the power to hire and dismiss the paid employees of the association.
VI MEETING OF THE FOUNDING MEMBERS
6.1. Changing the purpose of the association is the competence of the meeting of the founding members.
6.2. The meeting of the founding members is called by at least 1/2 of the founding members.
6.3. The meeting of the founding members has decision-making power if all the founding members are present.
6.4. The meeting of the founding members can adopt decisions without convening the meeting if all the founding members vote in favour of it in writing.
VII CONTROL BODIES
7.1 The control over the company’s financial and economic activities is carried out by an auditor, who records his own report on the company’s accounting at least once a year.
VIII ECONOMIC ACTIVITY
8.1. The financial year of the association is from January 1 to December 31. The financial activity report for the past year must be made available for perusal to the members no later than two weeks before the regular meeting of the association.
IX MERGER, DIVISION, LIQUIDATION
9.1. The merger, division and liquidation of the association is carried out according to the procedure stipulated by law.
9.2. The liquidators of the association are either members of the board or persons appointed by the general meeting.
9.3. Upon termination of the association, after the creditors’ claims have been satisfied, the remaining property should be transferred either to a non-profit association with similar goals, or a public legal entity, including the state or a local government unit.
9.4. If the founders do not find a suitable candidate, the assets invested by them at the time of founding the Association will be returned to the Founders (founders Ilmar Part and Kai Part’s property in Tartu County Elva tn 9/11/13 Vapramäe St. (property registry part no. 449904)
The articles of association were adopted on 28.09.2019.
The articles of association have been amended on 14.10.2021.
Founders: (names + signatures)
- Ilmar Peeter Part, founding member, personal identification number: 36707010339, residence Teguri 23, Tartu
- Kai Part, founding member, id: 46907162718, residence Teguri 23, Tartu
- Ants Johanson, member of the board, id: 36207112716, residence J.Hurda 22-2, 51005 Tartu
- Anne Daniel-Karlsen, member of the board, id: 46204142712, residence Vapramäe 15, 61508 Elva, Tartumaa