HOW TO BECOME AN ASSOCIATED MEMBER
OF THE ALAI ASSOCIATION OF ROMANIA
According to art. 11) lett. c) of the Bylaws of ALAI ROMANIA, the associated members are Romanian natural persons, without any discrimination based on status, gender, race, language or legal religion and who carry out various activities in the field of copyright and related rights or legal entities established according to the law and having their headquarters in Romania, such as: associations, foundations, companies or bodies carrying out their activity in this area and who request to be granted this capacity in writing.
Legal entities who request to be granted the capacity as associated member of the association must also appoint a natural person to represent them.
In order to be registered with the association as registered member, a written application (MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION) must be submitted with the Management Board, at the address firstname.lastname@example.org, including the mention as to the acknowledgement of the Bylaws.
The application shall be discussed during the first meeting of the Management Board, who shall either approve or deny the applicant’s request.
The person whose membership application was approved must pay a registration fee of RON 200. Associated members must pay a yearly membership fee of EUR 100 (in RON equivalent, as on the payment date) in the case of natural persons, and of EUR 300 (in RON equivalent, as on the payment date) in the case of Romanian legal entities.
According to the provisions in art. 13 of the Bylaws of ALAI ROMANIA, membership terminates:
- upon the written request of the association member submitted with the Management Board chairperson, at the address email@example.com. The application shall be submitted upon the first meeting of the Management Board, which shall acknowledge such resignation. The resignation shall come into force on the registration date and the applicant shall be informed on such enforcement in writing;
- by exclusion, in the case of the failure to pay the yearly membership fee for 2 consecutive years, after two written notifications. The exclusion decision shall be taken by the Management Board, with the simple majority of votes;
- by exclusion, in the case of a final and binding imprisonment sentence. The exclusion decision shall be taken by the Management Board, with the simple majority of votes.
Any excluded member who also holds a position within the management, administration or control bodies of the association shall also rightfully lose this status.