CSO legal issues
Download
1 / 10

CSO legal issues Czech Republic Petr Jan PAJAS Program Manager PASOS [email protected] - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 156 Views
  • Uploaded on

CSO legal issues Czech Republic Petr Jan PAJAS Program Manager PASOS [email protected] DECIM, Cevtat, 27 September 2007. Present legal status for CSO. Associations - may be established by 3 natural persons, who prepare the charter

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'CSO legal issues Czech Republic Petr Jan PAJAS Program Manager PASOS [email protected]' - honey


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript

CSO legal issues

Czech Republic

Petr Jan PAJAS

Program Manager

PASOS

[email protected]

DECIM, Cevtat, 27 September 2007


Present legal status for cso
Present legal status for CSO

Associations

-may be established by 3 natural persons, who prepare the charter

- the charter defines purpose and decision-making bodies

- the charter must be registered by Ministry of Interior

- legal entities might become members


Present legal status for cso1
Present legal status for CSO

Fundations

-may be established by natural or legal persons individually or collectively or by bequest

- must be endowed by founders at establishment by at least 25000USD

- the statute defines purpose of public benefit and the first board of trustees and supervisory board or inspector

- registration is done by court

-


Present legal status for cso2
Present legal status for CSO

Funds

-may be established by natural or legal persons individually or collectively or by bequest

- do not need to be endowed by founders at establishment

- the statute defines purpose of public benefit and the first board of trustees and supervisory board or inspector

- registration is done by court


Present legal status for cso3
Present legal status for CSO

Public Benefir Corporations (o.p.s.)

-may be established by natural or legal persons individually or collectively

- do not need to be endowed by founders at establishment

- the statute defines which generally benefitial services will be provided and under whioch conditions will be accessible to anybody

- registration is done by court


Standing legal issues related to csos
Standing legal issues related to CSOs

New Civil Code draft undergoes revision

- redefined forms of legal personalities in two categories

- membership based

- non-membership based

- default regulation for associations

- generalised PBCs into Institutes

- generalised foundations to allow other then public benefit purpose and own operations

- funds allowed to generate endowment and transform themselves into foundations

- public benefit status


Standing legal issues related to csos1
Standing legal issues related to CSOs

Implementation issues

- citizens # residents

Act Ni. 80/1990 # Constitution

Ministry of Interior # Constitutional Court

- activities:

  • only mutual # also in public interest

    - churches and their service establishments

    only religious # social and educational


Legal status of ngos in europe
Legal status of NGOs in Europe

Differences or Peculiarities

Art 9: Profit non distribution

If so then not NGOs but NPOs

Required for Foundations and PBCs

Not required for associations

Art 10: Appeal to a court

Costs & Time # Resignation to any appeal

Art 20: Large associations assemblies

Quorum needed # Few present deciding # Delegates decide

Art 30 - 32, 48: Disqualification of persons

Excerpts from penal registry # Proclamation

Identification by personal ID # Signing under office


Legal status of ngos in europe1
Legal status of NGOs in Europe

Differences or Peculiarities - cont.

Art 54: Property use

tax exempt acquisition # non tax exempt utilisation

Art 57: Tax exemptions

membership fees # economic activities

Art 58 - 61: Public support

By type # By status declared # By status given

Art 62: Reporting

Associations # Foundations, Funds, PBCs

Art 74: Forced termination

Associations # Foundations, Funds, PBCs


Thank you for your attention

Petr jan Pajas

PASOS Secretariat

[email protected]

http://www.pasos.org


ad