​​Articles of Association

​§1. Name
​The club's name is "Mini Club Denmark"

§2. ​Purpose
​The purpose of the club is to act as a gathering place for owners of all classic Mini models, built from and including 1959 to and including the year 2000, in order to thereby work for the use and preservation of these models.
The club will also be a forum for the exchange and acquisition of spare parts and expertise at all levels. To promote this, at least one annual meeting will be arranged as well as arranged club races, lectures, film screenings, etc.

§3. ​Membership
​Anyone with a serious interest in the Mini can, in exchange for paying a registration fee, become a member of the Mini Club Denmark. Registration and cancellation must be done in writing to the club board.
In addition to regular membership, a family membership can be signed for a maximum of 2 members per. household, these both have the right to vote at the general meeting. But will only receive the club's membership magazine in one copy.

​Mini Club Denmark's members and local branches have the right to have posts published in Mini Nyt and on the website, as long as these are written in a sober language and do not contravene the club's laws and articles of association. Other people / clubs' posts can be brought to Mini Nyt after the board's approval. Invitations to meetings are brought free of charge for foreign clubs and for Mini Club Denmark's local clubs.

§4. ​Subscription
​The annual contingent amount is due for payment every March 15 and is payable in advance. The registration fee covers the period up to the next due date. In the event of a contingent arrears of more than one month, for which a change has been made once in Mini Nyt, the membership will be forfeited.
Upon re-registration, a membership fee and registration fee is paid.

§5. ​Exclusion
​A decision to exclude a member can be made by the board if the member has shown through his / her performance that he / she does not respect the regulations given by the club or in any other way damages the club.
Such a decision may be appealed by the excluded to the next ordinary general meeting.

§6. ​General Assembly
​The general meeting is the highest authority of the club. Any legally convened general meeting has a quorum regardless of the number of members present. The annual general meeting is held in May and is convened with at least 4 weeks notice, by publication in the Mini News in the February issue, with the following agenda:
1. Election of conductor
Election of rapporteur and 2 tellers
3. Report
4. Report from the local departments
5. Accounting
6. Proposals received
7. Election according to §8
8. Next year's program
9. Possibly
Proposals that are to be considered at the general meeting must be received by the board of directors no later than 8 days before the general meeting and must be submitted in writing. This also applies to changes in the law. Elections and ballots are decided by a simple majority of votes. All votes are cast in writing.

§7. ​Extraordinary general assembly
​Extraordinary general meetings may be convened by the Board of Directors at any time, or when at least 1/4 of the members request it in writing. In both cases, the extraordinary general meeting must be convened with 14 days' notice and with an indication of the agenda.

§8. ​Board of Directors
​The board is elected at the annual general meeting and is the club's decision-making body.
The board consists of 5 board members and 1 treasurer. 3 board members are elected for odd years. The treasurer and 2 board members are elected for even years. 2 deputies are elected each year. The Board of Directors constitutes itself with a chairman and deputy chairman at the next board meeting.
The board of directors determines its own rules of procedure and is signed by the chairman and treasurer or the chairman and two board members.
In the event of a tie in the Board of Directors, the chairman's vote is decisive. The Board of Directors has a quorum,
when at least 2/3 of the members are present.
No persons or persons with business relations with Minien may be elected to the Board of Directors.
Likewise, persons may not be elected so that one family obtains a majority on the board. Family is defined: Persons in line and one up and down joint.

§9. ​Liability
​The club is only liable for its obligations with the assets belonging to the club at all times. The club members or the board have no personal liability.

§10. ​Financial Accounting
​The financial year follows the calendar year. The audited accounts will be published in Mini Nyt in April. Among those present, 2 document controllers and 1 deputy document controller are elected at the general meeting. These may not be members of the Board of Directors. All 3 are elected for 1 year.

§11. ​Local branches
​Club members can set up local branches / interest groups as needed at any time, however, the board must be informed. The board must be helpful in holding meetings where members of a local area are tried together.
Local branches / interest groups themselves determine any laws and articles of association as well as any local quota for its members.
Every year at the general meeting, the local departments / interest groups report on the year's activities, possibly in writing, and can apply for help in holding open single events in addition to the normal club activities. These must then be coordinated with Mini Club Denmark's regular meetings, which always have financial first priority.

§12. ​Dissolution of the club
​Proposals for the dissolution of the club can only be adopted at an ordinary or extraordinary general meeting and only by a 3/4 majority of the club's voting members.
Any assets are transferred to the Technical Museum of Denmark.