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  128, Heena CHS Ltd.
  3rd floor, 1st Road,
  Near Madhu Park, Khar West,
  Mumbai 4000 052.


Registered Address:
Radha & Krishna CHS Ltd., Krishna Building,
K-002 Gr. floor, 178 Kanderpada, Link Road,
Dahisar (West),Mumbai 400 068
E-mail:   info


Registerd Under the Bombay Public Trust Act.
Registration No. F38609 Mumbai dated 23-11-2009.
PAN No: AABAP0419L
TAN No: MUM26716E.
Income Tax 80-G/12 –A No : TR/42759.


 
 

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 The Rules
 

 

 

THE RULES AND REGULATIONS OF PROTECTION OF RIGHTS ASSOCIATION

 

1. DEFINITION:
Association means PROTECTION OF RIGHTS ASSOCIATION .
2. JURISDICTION:
Jurisdiction of the Association will be all over India.
3. ACCOUNTING YEAR:
Accounting year means the period commencing from 1st day of April, to 31st day of March.
4. MEMBERSHIP:
The Membership of the society is open to any person without any fees being charged who has attained the age of maturity and fulfills the terms and conditions of the Society and believes in the aims and objects of the society, but subject to the approval of the managing committee of the society.
5. TYPE OF MEMBERSHIP:
a) Executive Member – duration five years (Voting rights)
b) Trainee Active Members – duration one year (No voting rights)
c) Active Members –duration 2 years (No voting rights)
d) Senior Active Members – duration 2 years (No voting rights)
e) Committee Members –duration 5 years (voting rights)
6. TERMINATION OR CESSSATION OF MEMBERSHIP:
The Managing Committee of the Society shall have the powers to expel / terminate a member or/and members, from the membership of the society on the following grounds:
(a) On death.
(b) On written resignation.
(c) If found to be involved in any anti-social activities.
(d) If adjudged by any court of law to be a criminal.
(e) If found to be guilty of anti-propoganda and working against the aims and objects of the society.
(f) If member has not attended five consecutive meetings of the society.
(g) If member disregards rules and regulations or disobey the decisions of the Managing Committee.
7. GENERAL BODY:
All Executive and Committee Members of the Society will constitute the General Body of the Society.
(a) Notice: Minimum 15 days notice shall be given to the General Body Members before the date of General Body Meetings, enclosing Agenda specifying Date, time, Place and Issues to be discussed.
(b) Meetings: General Body Meeting shall be held once in every year regularly.
(c) Quorum: The quorum of the General Body Meeting shall be 3/5th (three-fifth) of the total strength of the Members of the General Body of the Society present at the meeting.
8. RIGHTS / PRIVILAGES OF MEMBERS:
All and every member of the Society:
a) Shall be entitled to participate in meetings, cultural / Educational functions and other lawful gatherings, called / arranged by the Society.
b) Have right to Collect the Identity card, other readings materials and other material issued by the Society.
9. DUTIES OF THE MEMBERS:
All and every member of the Society shall:
a) Promote and protect all universally recognized Human Rights, Legal Rights and Fundamental Rights.
b) Create and Spread awareness and education of Human Rights, Legal Rights and Fundamental Rights in Society.
c) Attend the meetings etc. of the Society.
d) Give the necessary information to the Society, Pertaining to any matter which is necessary to be known by the Society.
e) Strictly refrain from direct or indirect misuse of authority and membership.
f) Strictly refrain from involving into and/or promoting any anti-social or illegal activity.
g) Strictly adhere to the Rules and Regulations of the Society.
h) Constantly strive to develop themselves in accordance with the objects and aims of the Society.
i) Not indulge in activities which are prejudicial and/or anti to the Aims and objectives and/or the Rules and Regulations and/or the members of the Managing Committee of the Society.
j) Co-operate and assist the Managing Committee in spreading and widening the strength of the society in all parts of the country.
10. MANAGING COMMITTEE:
(a) Strength: Shall not be less than 7 and not more than 11 (including Office bearers and Executive Members).
(b) Term: Shall be five years of every Managing Committee Unless the Managing Committee is dissolved vide a special Resolution before 5 years under which circumstances the Elections for New Managing Committee shall be held within 90 days from the date of dissolution).
(c) Notice: Minimum 7 days notice shall be required for every Managing Committee Meeting of the Society but urgent/emergency Managing Committee Meeting can be called by 24 hour notice.
(d) Meeting: Managing committee meeting shall be held at least once in every three months (or as and when the Managing Committee decides from time to time) where the minimum quorum shall be 3/5 members of the Managing Committee.
(e) Urgent Meeting: The urgent Managing Committee meeting may be called by 24 hour notice but Quorum for the same shall be 3/5 of the total strength of the Managing Committee.
11. FUNCTIONS AND POWERS OF MANAGING COMMITTEE:
(a) Managing Committee shall be responsible for the management and administration of all affairs of the Society, and is also authorized to appoint any Executive Members / Office bearer’s to look after any particular activity of the Society.
(b) All the decisions shall be taken by the majority votes.
(c) The Managing Committee shall have the powers as are the powers of the society, mentioned in the memorandum of the Society and in these Rules and Regulations.
(i) To prepare plans, projects and programmes.
(ii) To decide and appoint members and office bearers of any/all other sub-managing committee and/or section committees.
(d) To appoint auditor and to submit the audited reports before the Managing Committee.
(e) To make amendments in the Bye-laws and to consider any other matter or resolution which may be submitted to the Managing Committee.
(f) To expand the funds of the Society in such a manner as would be beneficial for the aims and objects of the Society.
(g) To invest the funds of the committee in Bank or in any other way as per the directions of the managing committee in a manner which are beneficial and in accordance to the aims and objects of the Society.
(h) In case of death, Resignation, Mental or Physical illness and/or any anti-social activities by office bearers or being adjudged a criminal by any Court of law that person shall be expelled, removed from his / her post and the other members of the Managing Committee, shall co-operate and fill in the vacancy till another member is appointed.
(i) The Managing Committee shall have powers and authorities to do all acts, necessary or expedient in order to further the aims and objects of the society.
(j) Managing Committee will constitute/form the section committees upto the following jurisdictions:
i. National Committee
ii. State Committee
iii. Zonal Committee.
iv. City Committee.
v. District Committee
vi. Taluka Committee
vii. Ward Committee
and will give them power rights and duties to perform according to the Aims and Objects and Rules and Regulations of the society. The maximum strength of the Section committees shall be 5.
(k) To form the following committees:
1. Womens Rights Committee
2. Child Rights Committee
3. Student Committee
4. Anti-Torture Committee.
5. Education Committee.
6. Minority Committee.
7. Public Services Committee
8. Environmental Committee.
9. Political Affairs Committee.
10. Advisory Board.
11. Relief Aid Committee
12. Religious Tolerance Committee
13. Right to Information Awareness Committee.
And such other committees from time to time and give them rights, powers, duties as per the Aims and Objects and Rules and Regulations of the Society and to elect the office bearers for the said Committees and also to minimise, remove their Powers and rights. All disciplinary proceedings and actions if any, against the members of above committee shall be taken by the Managing Committee.
12. REMUNERATION TO OFFICE BEARERS:
Remuneration to office bearers of the Managing Committees to be fixed vide a separate resolution in every 3rd Managing Committee Meeting of every financial year.
13. COMPOSITION OF THE MANAGING COMMITTEE:
(a) President 1
(b) Vice President 1
(c) General Secretary 1
(d) Treasurer 1
(e) Joint Treasurer 1
(f) Organising Secretary 1
(g) Joint Secretary 1
14. POWERS & DUTIES OF OFFICE BEARERS:
(A) President:
(i) Shall preside over all the meetings of the society.
(ii) At the time of voting on any matter/subject (except Election), if the total votes of the groups of members happen to be equal in member, the President has the power to cast an extra vote to decide the matter / subject.
(iii) Shall have the power to allow inclusion of any subject / matter in Agenda for the discussion in the course of proceeding / meeting.
(iv) The President shall have the power to call special General Meeting.
(v) The President shall keep the balance and supervision of the work and administration of the Society.
(vi) The President shall manage and inspect the work of all the departments and Committees {para 11 (j) and (k)} of the society.
(vii) The President shall form and elect the Office bearers of the Other Committees {para 11 (j) and (k)} of the Society with suggestions of the Managing Committee.
(B) Vice President:-
(i) The Vice President of the Society shall enjoy the powers of the President in his/her absence after authorization of the President.
(ii) The Vice President shall be co-operative to the President.
(iii) The Vice President shall manage the affairs of the Executive Committee as per the direction of the President.
C) General Secretary:
(i) General Secretary will summon and attend the meeting of the Managing Committee.
(ii) General Secretary will prepare the proceeding Register to record the minutes of the Proceedings of the Managing Committee meetings and the General Body Meeting and have them duly signed by the members who attend the meetings.
(iii) To carry on Generally the day to day activities of the Committee including, the handling of complaints.
(iv) To implement the Resolution passed by the Managing Committee in its meeting.
(v) To submit reports and to read the same in respect of the affairs of the Society in the Annual General Body Meeting.
(vi) Handle any other independent charges which will be given by the President.
D) Joint Secretary:
i) The Joint Secretary will in the absence of the General Secretary Perform the duties of the Secretary.
ii) Right of observation in the affairs of Executive Committee given by the President.
iii) Handle any other independent charges which will be given by the General Secretary or the President.
E) Organising Secretary:
i) Mainly will manage and care the affairs and the work of the Society.
ii) will have power of inspection of the affairs of the executive committee if directed by the President.
iii) Will have power to measure the trainee as well as active member of the Society.
iv) Will handle other matters of the Society which will be given by the President.
F) TREASURER :
i) To keep the financial Statement of the Society and Income and Expenditure Account.
ii) Shall maintain all accounts of all money which is received and/or paid by him/ her on behalf of the society.
iii) shall make disbursement in accordance with the direction of Managing Committee.
iv) Handle any other charges, which will be given by the President.
G) JOINT TREASURER:
i) Shall assist the Treasurer in maintaining all accounts of the Society.
ii) Any other charges which will be given by the Treasurer and/or the President.
15. ELECTION:
The General Body in its Annual Meeting will elect its President and all the office bearers and also the Executive Members of the Managing Committee from all Committee members after every five years by Secret Ballot Papers or by show of hands.
16. ACCOUNTS OPERATION:
The Bank Accounts shall be in the name of the Society and shall be operated by the Joint signatures of Treasurer and the President:
a) Subscription, donations, Gifts, Revenue from Charity shows, special contributions and funds etc.
b) The Managing Committee shall decide the provision and allocation of expenses.
c) The decisions of the Managing committee will be final regarding the Provisions of the loans, deposits or any monetary transaction and necessary permission from the concerned authority shall be taken if and when required.
d) The Society will purchase, sale, hire, lease immoveable property with the decision/consent of the majority of the Managing Committee and with the proper approval of the concerned authority.
17. FINANCIAL YEAR:
Financial year of the society should start from 1st April to 31 March every year.
18. LIST OF MEMBERS:
A list of persons who are within the meaning of Section 15 of Societies Act, 1860, will be maintained in the form of Schedule IV to the Society Registration Maharashtra Rules 1971 and abide by Rule 15 therein.
19. DISSOLUTION:
Committee shall be dissolved as per Sections 13 and 14 of the Societies Registration Act, 1860, by calling Special General Body Meeting with 3/5 majority of the entire Managing Committee.
20. CHANGE/AMENDMENT/ ADDITION TO THE AIMS, OBJECTS, RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE SOCIETY.
If a change is desired in the name of aim, object, rule and regulation of the Society then the procedure laid down in Sections 12 and 12-A of the Societies Registration Act, 1860 will be followed.
21. LEGAL PROCEEDINGS:
Society may initiate legal proceedings as per provisions laid down in the Societies Registration Act, 1860.
22. AMENDMENT:
These rules and regulations shall be amended, added or replaced at any time by majority of 3/5 of the total members at General Body Meeting provided at least 14 days previous intimation in writing of such amendment shall have been given to the members as per Societies Registration Act, 1860 (12).

     
   


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