Constitution 

Constitution of the International Nobel Peace Prize Recommendation Forum-INPPRF

PART :1-GENERAL REGULATIONS

ART. 1 Name and Form

1.1 International Nobel Peace Prize Recommendation Forum/INPPRF is the international umbrella organization of Nobel Peace Prize Recommendation & all World Peace Movements/Sports Organization's Forum. The INPPRF is an International Non-Governmental, Non-Profit organization of unlimited duration

1.2 Members of the INPPRF are the National Nobel Peace Prize Recommendation Forums (NNPPRFs). There can be only one member for each Nation

1.3 The INPPRF has been legally incorporated under Indian Law

ART. 2 Aims of the INPPRF

2.1 To promote and create awareness about the Nobel Peace Prize Awards Internationally and take whatever measures are necessary to this end.

2.2 To represent the interests of its members at International level with regard to the authorities, other World Peace Movements/International Sports Organizations, the mass media and the public, in as far as this is not left up to the members, the Nobel Foundation, and All World Peace Movements/International Sports Organizations.

2.3 To promote brotherhood contact between all World Peace Movements/International Sports Organizations & National Nobel Peace Prize Recommendation Forums, and to make common minimum programs between all Peace Movements/Sports Organizations for World Peace, Social Unity and Integrity etc.

2.4 To monitor and ensure the keeping of the existing system-specific rules, to develop a set of standard for common minimum programs of world peace (in as far as the technical peculiarities of the world peace programs allow it), and to draw up an International World Peace Programs Calendar.

2.5 To fight against terrorism in the sense of the INPPRF-Charter and to support all measures for stopping human blood.

ART.3 Headquarters and its Duration

3.1 The headquarters of the INPPRF is in Lucknow, India.

3.2 The duration of the INPPRF is unlimited.

ART. 4 Principles

4.1 The INPPRF stands for freedom in Recommendation forum for Nobel Peace Awards etc. and all World Peace Movements/Sports Organizations, its voluntary nature, and the community of World Society, All world Peace Movements/Sports Organization's Members cannot be forced, either by common minimum programs or in any other way, to run a different systems of World Peace Programs to their chosen one.

4.2 The INPPRF makes no distinction of race or religion and is politically neutral.

4.3 The INPPRF has purely Non-Profit-making aims.

4.4 The bodies and functionaries of the INPPRF work on a honorary basis. Travel costs and expenses are paid strictly according to the expenses regulations.

PART : 2 MEMBERSHIP

ART. 5 Membership

5.1 The First Founder Member :

5.1.1 The Executive Committee has approved First Founder Member to Prof.Dr. Mohammed Seraj ANSARIWho has taken first initiative to create the INPPRF. His decision will be the final, not to challengeable in the Executive Committee & Delegates' Conference & Extraordinary Delegates' Conference.

5.1.2 The First Founder Member will be invitee for all meeting of the INPPRF. The first founder member will be highly respected member for all of the INPPRF's family.

5.1.3 If, any matter will not be decided in the Executive Committee so, matter will be sent to first founder member for his opinion, his opinion will be binding for all.

5.1.4 The First Founder Member will also be having full authority to nominate his successor, and successor will be treated as first founder member in the INPPRF.

5.2 The Chief Patron/Patrons:

5.2.1 The Chief Patron/Patrons shall be appointed with the consent of the First Founder Member and Executive Committee.

5.2.2 The First Founder Member will also be having full authority to appoint any Chief Patron/Patrons in the larger interest of the INPPRF.

5.3 There are three kinds of member :

5.3.1 Active members

5.3.2 Observers

5.3.3 Honorary members

ART. 6 Basic conditions for Active Members :

Only National Nobel Peace Prize Recommendation Forum (NNPPRFs) can become Active Members of the INPPRF.

ART. 7 Admission regulations for Active Members

7.1 There must be a written application to the Executive Committee, containing a legally binding admission.

7.2 By joining the INPPRF a National Nobel Peace Prize Recommendation Forum accept the constitution.

ART. 8 Right of appeal of Active Members

An appeal against refusal of admission or an imposed sanction can be submitted to the Legal Committee within 60 (Sixty) days of the announcement.

ART. 9 Termination of Active Membership

9.1 The membership of an Active Member expires with resignation, exclusion or disbanding of the National Nobel Peace Prize Recommendation Forum.

9.2 The resignation of an active member must be passed by its highest executive body. The protocol must be sent in a registered letter to the President/Secretary-General within 3 (Three) months, informing him of the decision. The membership fees must be paid until the end of the current financial year.

9.3 If an Active Member violated the interests of the Forum, damages its reputation, either internally or externally, or disregards or violates the constitution, sanctions can be taken against the Active Member concerned by the INPPRF Executive Committee. The Delegates' Conference taken the final decision on an exclusion.

9.4 The any Active Member is deemed to have resigned and thus forfeits his membership without any further declaration on his part if he changes his nationally or transfers his domicile or main centre of interest to another country. The same shall apply, subject to force majeure, if he fails to attend Delegates' Conferences or to take in active part in the INPPRF work for two years. In such cases, the loss of membership will be ascertained by decision of the INPPRF.

ART. 10 Observer

10.1 The following can be admitted as observers :

10.1.1 National Nobel Peace Prize Recommendation Forum (NNPPRF) whose internal organization does not yet allow an Active Membership or which are unable to fulfill all their obligations as Active Members.

10.1.2 National Nobel Peace Prize Recommendation Forum (NNPPRF) which have not banded together into a National Forum, as long as there is no National Nobel Peace Prize Recommendation Forum (NNPPRF) in this country, which is a member of the INPPRF.

10.1.3 National Forum in countries where no National Nobel Peace Prize Recommendation Forum (NNPPRF) exists.

10.1.4 The INPPRF chooses and appoints/elects its members from among such persons as it considers qualified. They must be nationals of the country in which they have their domicile or their main centre of interest, and in which there is a National Nobel Peace Prize Recommendation Forum (NNPPRF) recognized by the INPPRF.

10.1.5 There cannot be more than one member appointed/elected per country.

10.1.6 The members of the INPPRF are representatives in their respective countries, and not Delegates of their countries within the INPPRF.

10.1.7 The members of the INPPRF may not accept from Governments, or other legal entities, any mandate liable to bind them or interfere with the freedom of their action and vote.

10.1.8 The INPPRF members are not personally liable for the debts and obligations of the INPPRF.

10.2 Observers have no voting rights. They pay no fees. Otherwise they are treated as equal as Active Members.

ART 11 Honorary Members

10.3 The Secretary-General decides on the admission of Observers.

11.1 On the suggestion of the Executive Committee, the First Founder Member/Delegates' Conference can appoints/elects Honorary Members, for service to National Forum and World Peace Programs Internationally.

11.2 Honorary Members have no voting rights. They pay no fees. Otherwise they are treated as equal as Active Members.

PART : 3 ORGANISATIONS

Section-B THE DELEGATES' CONFERENCE

ART. 12 Power and duties

12.1 The Delegates' Conference is the highest decision-making authority in the INPPRF. It determines on all questions and issues of a fundamental nature in International Nobel Peace Prize Recommendation Forum & all World Peace Movements/Sports Organizations, where this right is not reserved for the members. The Delegates' Conference lays down the guidelines for the running of the Forum.

12.2 The Delegates' Conference is authorized amongst other things to carry out the following :

12.2.1 Election of the Executive Committee Members.

12.2.2 Election of Members of the Technical Commission, Legal Committee and each Auditors.

12.2.3 Approval of the annual accounts and the budget estimates.

12.2.4 Relieving Executive Committee members of duties.

12.2.5 Setting of membership Fees for all World Peace Movements/Sports Organizations etc.

12.2.6 Decisions on the appointment or dissolving of Special Committees

12.2.7 Decisions on motions put forward by the Executive Committee, the Technical Commission or other Committees or their members, where applicable.

12.2.8 Changes in rules & regulation (Except Part-1 ART. 3 Clause 3.1 & 3.2, Part-2 ART.5 Clause 5.1-Sub-Clause 5.1.1-3, Clause-5.2, Sub-Clause-5.2.1-2.

12.2.9 Exclusion of members

12.2.10 Dissolution of the Forum etc..

ART. 13 Structure and Voting Rights

ART. 13 Structure and Voting Rights

13.1 Delegates' Conference consists of :

13.1.1 The members of the Executive Committee (with voting rights).

13.1.2 The Delegates of the Active Members (with Voting rights).

13.1.3 One representative from each group of Observers (without voting rights).

13.1.4 Honorary Members (without voting rights).

13.2 General voting rights

13.2.1 Each Executive Committee member has one personal vote, which is not transferable.

13.2.2 Each Active Member has one vote. The Active Member's right to vote is not transferable.

13.2.3 A Delegates can make use of both votes of the National Forum.

13.3 Voting rights at elections

13.3.1 At a Delegates' Conference, which has elections on the agenda, the pre-election Active Members and Current Executive Committee members are eligible to vote.

13.3.2 Only the Active Members are eligible to vote at new elections.

13.3.3 After new elections Active Members and the newly elected members of the Executive Committee are eligible to vote.

13.3.4 The First Founder Member or his appointed successors will be the final authority to approval the elected member of the Executive Committee.

13.4 Proof of voting rights

13.4.1 The right to vote must be confirmed in writing by the National Forum concerned.

ART. 14 Quorum and passing of resolutions

14.1 A Delegates' Conference, which has been convened in accordance with the rules, always has a quorum.

14.2 Elections held and resolutions passed by the Delegates' Conference are effected by simple majority, with the exception of such instance as are listed in the rules.

14.3. A tied vote will result in rejection

14.4 Protocol

14.4.1 Minute must be taken of the resolutions passed at the Delegates' Conference, and signed by the Executive Committee member responsible for the minutes and by the person taking the minutes. The minutes must be distributed to all members later than 60 (Sixty) days after the Concurrence.

14.4.2 The minutes are regarded as approved, if within 60 (sixty) days after distribution no written objections have been raised. Objections raised will be discussed at the next meeting. Until them the minutes are considered approved only in the points where no objections were raised.

14.5 In the event of questions and matters arising, which have to be cleared up without delay, a written vote per post is possible. The carries the same force as a resolution passed by the Delegates' Conference. This type of voting can also be used in the other bodies of the INPPRF. (Votes not received on time will be interpreted as endorsement).

ART. 15 Ordinary and Extraordinary Delegates' Conferences

15.1 Ordinary Delegates' Conferences are held in every 2 (two) years.

15.2 The Executive Committee or at least one fifth of the active members can arrange or call for an Extraordinary Delegates' Conference to be convened, as long as there are appropriate and urgent reasons for this.

ART. 16 The act of convening

16.1 In order for an Ordinary Delegates' Conference to be convened, all members must be informed in writing and the agenda made known at least 90 (ninety) days before the date of the Conference. The Conference is concerned by the Executive Committee members responsible for this. The exact venue and time of the Conference can be announced at a later date.

16.2 An Extraordinary Delegates' Conference can be convened at as little as 30 (thirty) days notice.

ART. 17 Motions

17.1 Motions can be proposed for the Delegates' Conference by the following:

17.1.1 The Active Members

17.1.2 The Executive Committee

17.1.3 The Technical Commission

17.1.4 The Legal Committees

17.1.5 The Special Committees

17.1.6 The Honorary Members

17.1.7 The Cash Auditors

17.2 Motions must be submitted with an explanation to the Secretary-General not later than 60 (sixty) days before the Delegates' Conference is to be held. A Compilation of the motions is distributed by the Secretary-General to all members at least 30 (thirty) days before the Conference. Motions submitted after the deadlines are subject to priority and will only be placed on the agenda if there is a 2/3 (two-thirds) majority of those present in favour. These deadline do not apply to motions proposed by the Executive Committee and the Technical Commission.

17.3 In the event of an Extraordinary Delegates' Conference being convened, the deadline for putting forward motions is reduced to 14 (fourteen) days before the Conference.

Section-C THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

ART. 18 Structure

18.1 The Executive Committee consists of :

18.1.1 The President

18.1.2 The Vice-President

18.1.3 The Secretary-General

18.1.4 The Director General

18.1.5 The Director (Physics)

18.1.6 The Director (Chemistry)

18.1.7 The Director (Medicine)

18.1.8 The Director (Literature)

18.1.9 The Director (Peace)

18.1.10 The Director (Economics)

18.1.11The Director (Sports)

18.1.12 Treasurer

18.1.13 One assessor of each Continent, where Active Members of the INPPRF come from and if there are no seats in the Executive Committee, according to 18.1.1-18.1.11, for this Continent.

ART. 19 Election and length of office

The Executive Committee members are appointed/elected by the First Founder Member/Delegates' Conference for a limited term of office (i.e. the period of time between two Ordinary Delegates' Conference) and can be repeatedly re-elected.

ART. 20 Quorum and the convening of the Executive Committee

20.1 The Executive Committee seats as required or at the request of 4 (four) of its members.

20.2 The Executive Committee has a quorum when at least 4 (four) members are present.

20.3 The shortest period of time in which a meeting can be convened is 30 (thirty) days.

ART. 21 Areas of responsibility and duties

21.1 The following areas of responsibility and duties, among others, are allocated to the Executive Committee :

21.1.1 The administration of the Forum.

21.1.2 The conclusion of the budget and financial matters.

21.1.3 The drawing-up of periodic reports and accounts.

21.1.4 Preparation for the Delegates' Conference and drawing-up of the agenda.

21.1.5 The implementation of all the resolutions passed at the Delegates' Conference.

21.1.6 Protection of the Forum's interests internally and externally.

21.1.7 Admission of Observers & Honorary Members.

21.1.8 Drawing-up of the budget.

21.1.9 Preparing changes in the constitutions.

21.1.10 Supervision of the activities of the Committees and Technical Commission, but not the Legal Committee.

21.1.11 Supervision of the INPPRF's Common Minimum Programs of all World Peace Movements/Sports Organization's events.

21.1.12 Designation of organizers/venues for the Conference, Events Etc.

21.1.13 To impose temporal limited and unlimited bans if there are violations against the adoption of constitution of INPPRF by any Forums.

21.2 The Executive Committee draws up a programme of functions and duties for its members.

ART. 22 Legal validity

The Executive Committee itself determines whose signatures are legally binding and it establishes of their responsibilities and type of signature.

Section-D THE TECHNICAL AWARD COMMISSION

ART. 23 Structure

The Technical Award Commission consists of :

23.1 The Director General (Chairman)

23.2 One each members from Sub-Committees.

23.3 And 4 (four) further members to be appointed/elected by the Secretary General/Delegates' Conference. They must not be members of the Executive Committee.

23.4 These 4 (four) members of the Technical Award Commission are elected from the Ordinary Delegates' Conference for one term of office (i.e. the term between two Ordinary Delegates' Conference). They can be re-elected repeatedly.

ART. 24 Areas of responsibility and duties

24.1 The Technical Award Commission is an advisory body of the Executive Committee. The Technical Award Commission can pass resolutions for inviting entries for Nobel Peace Prizes, and Noble Sports Prize, which are organized by the INPPRF.

24.2 The following are some of the areas of responsibility and duties the Technical Award Commission is offered with.

24.2.1 An advisory role in general questions of the International Nobel Peace Prize Recommendation Forum.

24.2.2 Technical supervision of the Nobel Peace Prize Award Recommendation Forum & Committees Etc. set by the INPPRF.

24.2.3 The passing of resolutions on drafts of general rules and regulations in International Nobel Peace Prize Recommendation Forum for introduction and passing to the Delegates' Conference and or the Executive Committee.

ART. 25 The act of Convening quorum and motions

25.1 The Technical Award Commission sits before the Ordinary Delegates' Conference. Over and above that the Technical Award Commission convenes only when especially important matters arise which cannot be postponed.

25.2 The Technical Award Commission is convened by the Director General in accordance with Article 16.

25.3 The Technical Award Commission has a quorum, if at least 4 (four) members are present. Each member has a personal vote, which is not transferable.

25.4 Motions can be put forward to the Technical Award Commission by :

25.4.1 The Active Members

25.4.2 The Executive Committee

25.4.3 The Forum/Committees

25.4.4 The Members of the Technical Award Commission

25.4.5 The Observers

25.5 Minutes must be taken down on all resolutions passed by the Technical Award Commission and distributed to all TAC members, the Executive Committee, the Active Members and the Observers not later than 60 (Sixty) days after the minutes are distributed. In that case the matter must be treated on the following meeting of the TAC. 14.4.2. also applies here.

Section-E THE LEGAL COMMITTEE.

ART. 26 Structure, length of office and elections

26.1 The Legal Committee consists of a Chairman, two Committee Members and two substitute members who must not be either members of another body or belong to the same Active Members.

26.2 The members of the Legal Committee are elected by the Delegates' Conference for a term of office (which amounts to the period of time between (two) Ordinary Delegates' Conference), and they can be repeatedly re-elected.

ART. 27 Areas of competency

The Legal Committee arbitrates in, and resolves all disputes between :

27.1 The Active Members

27.2 An Active Members and the INPPRF

27.3 Bodies of the INPPRF

Section-F THE AUDITORS

ART. 28 Structure, length of office and elections

28.1 The Delegates' Conference designates 2 (two) Active Members to be in charge of auditing for a term of office (i.e. the period of time between 2 (two) Ordinary Delegates' Conference).

28.2 If possible, both designated members announce immediately the representative who is instructed to carry out the actual auditing.

ART. 29 Duties

29.1 The auditors must check the accounts and the expenditure of the INPPRF, and make a yearly report on the financial situation to be presented to the Delegates' Conference by way of the Executive Committee.

29.2 They can carry out an audit at any time, providing they inform in writing to treasurer of the INPPRF at least 14 days in advance.

29.3 A written audit is possible at any time, and must however be carried out at the end of the calendar year.

Section-G FINANCE

ART. 30 Revenue

The INPPRF gets the funds necessary for the fulfillment of its duties by the following means among others:

30.1 Membership fees

30.2 Taking from events

30.3 From third part

30.4 Donations and other fees

30.5 Campaigns for funds

ART. 31 Membership and other fees

31.1 The setting of membership fees and the All World Peace Movements/Sports Organizations & other fees is passed by resolution at the Delegates' Conference. Active Members are liable to payment of both member-ship and other fees.

31.2 The INPPRF has the right to make agreements with any companies about programmes of all the INPPRF Programs. The INPPRF Executive Committee leads the necessary Conferences.

ART. 32 Liability

The Committee is liable to fulfill its financial commitments from its assets. A member is also liable, if by intent or through gross negligence, that member is responsible for weakening the financial situation of the INPPRF.

PART : 4 FINAL CLAUSES

ART. 33 Changes in rules

Changes in the rules can only be passed by resolutions of the Delegates Conference. A two thirds majority of those entitled to vote is necessary. The same is true for changes in Article 1 to 4. Amendment will not be allowed in few Articles as mentioned in Section-B, ART-12, Sub-Clause-12.2.8 by the Delegates' Conference or Extraordinary Delegates' Conference.

ART. 34 Disbanding of the Forum/Committees

34.1 The INPPRF can be disbanded :

34.1.1 By amalgamation with other Forum & World Peace Committees/Sports Organizations.

34.2 The disbanding of the Forum/World Peace Committees/ Sports Organizations can only be passed by resolution in a specially convened Extraordinary Delegates' Conference. A three-quarters majority of those Delegates entitled to vote is necessary.

34.3 The disbanding of the Forum/World Peace Committees/Sports Organizations should be carried out, in as far the Delegates' Conference has not appointed other, by the Executive Committee.

34.4 In the case of amalgamation, any remaining assets will be brought into the amalgamated forum/world peace committees/sports organizations. In the case of big conflict, it will be made over to the International Nobel Peace Prize Recommendation Forum (INPPRF) for non-profit-making purposes.

ART. 35 Rules and Regulations

35.1 The Delegates' Conference, with a majority of the votes of those present, is responsible for the making changing and repealing of rules.

35.2 The Executive Committee alone is responsible for making, changing and repleading of regulations, and it can also give directions and make recommendations.

ART. 36 Official Languages

36.1 The official languages of the INPPRF are English and French.

36.2 In the case of differences between the different versions, the English text is definitive. 36.3 For practical reasons and to save time, primarily English (where possible in conference and meetings.)

PART: 5 NATIONAL NOBEL PEACE PRIZE RECOMMENDATION FORUM (NNPPRFs)

ART : 38 Aims and Rules of the NNPPRFs.

38.1 The mission of the NNPPRFs is to develop, defend, promote and create awareness about the Nobel Peace Prize Awards and work as super governing body of all national peace movements/sports organizations in their respective countries; in accordance with INPPRF's Constitution.

38.2 The NNPPRFs :

38.2.1 Popularize the fundamental principles of the Nobel Peace Prize Awards at the National level, within the framework of INPPRF activity and otherwise contribute, among other things, to the diffusion of the World Society for World Peace.

38.2.2 Ensure the observance of the INPPRF Constitution in their respective countries;

38.2.3 Encourage the development of high performance World Peace as well World Peace for all;

38.2.4 Help in the training and seminar of all world peace movements/sports organizations by organizing conference and meeting and coordination between all world peace movements/sports organizations;

38.2.5 Commit themselves of taking action against any form of discrimination and coercion in World Peace;

38.3 The NNPPRFs have the exclusive right to represent their respective countries at the INPPRF.

38.4 The NNPPRFs must maintain their autonomy and resist all pressures political, religious or economic that may prevent them from complying with INPPRF's Constitution

38.5 The NNPPRFs have the right to :

38.5.1 Formulate proposals addressed to the INPRRF concerning the organization and development of the Forum;

38.5.2 send nominations proposals addressed to the INPRRF concerning the final recommendation by the INPPRF for Nobel Peace Prize Awards and Noble Sports Award-(International) & National Nobel Awards (for example: 'India Nobel Award', Categories are Sports, Physics, Chemistry, Medicine, Literature, Peace and Economics. there will be seven categories; the State Nobel Peace Prize Recommendation Forum-SNPPRF will send their State/Province Awards to the NNPPRF and the NNPPRF will final authority of recommendation for state/province awards, the NNPPRF has to send an official list of state/province awardees to the INPPRF for information and record, the National Awards will be awarded under the physical presence of the INPPRF's official or designated representative;

38.5.3 Express their opinion concerning the candidates wishing to nominate the fields mentioned for awards and the World Conference and Meeting/Seminar ;

38.5.4 Collaborate in the preparation of the Council;

38.5.5 Participate, at the request of the INPPRF, in the activities of the INPPRF's commissions.

38.5.6 In order to fulfill their mission, the NNPPRFs must cooperate with governmental and non-governmental bodies.

ART. 39 Structure

39.1 Whatever their composition, NNPPRFs must include :

39.1.1 The member of the INPPRF in their country, if any. These members are also full and equal members of the Executive Committee of the NNPPRF and have the right to vote in both the General Council and the Executive Committee;

39.1.2 All National Peace Movements/Sports Organizations affiliated with International Peace Movements/International Sports Organizations governing bodies, include is the programme of the World Peace, Social Unity, and Integrity, or the representatives designated by them. A NNPPRF shall not recognize more than one National Peace Movement/Sports Organization for each Peace Movement/Organization governed by such International Peace Movements/ International Sports Organizations.

39.2 When dealing with questions relating to the World Peace Conference/Meeting/Seminars etc., only the votes cast by the Executive Committee of the NNPPRF.

39.3 The General Council of the NNPPRF shall be held at least once in a year.

39.4 The members of the Executive Committee of the NNPPRF shall be re-elected at least every four years at a General Council meeting. The Agenda of which includes such re-election.

39.5 The member of the NNPPRFs with the exception of those doing administrative work in forum, shall accept no salary or bonus of any kind for the performances of their functions. They may, however, be reimbursed for their traveling, accommodation and other justified expenses related to the carrying out of their functions.

39.6 The NNPPRFs perform the following tasks :

39.6.1 Form, organize and lead their respective delegations at the World Conference, Meeting/Seminars and at the Regional, Continental and World Levels patronized by the INPPRF. They determine the entry of delegates and Members proposed by their respective NNPPRF.

39.7.1 Include in their activities the promotion of world peace through Nobel Peace Prize and All Peace Movements/Sports Organization;

39.7.2 Seek sources of financing which will enable them to maintain their autonomy in all respects.

ART. 40 National Peace Movements/Sports Organizations

To be recognized by and be accepted as a member of the NNPPRF, a National Peace Movement/Sports Organization must exercise a specific and real Peace promoting activity, be affiliated to an International Peace Movements/International Sports Organizations recognized by the INPPRF, and conduct its activities in compliance with both the INPPRF Constitution and the rules of its International Peace Movements/International Sports Organizations.

ART. 41 Country and Name of a NNPPRF

The name of a NNPPRF must reflect the territorial boundaries and traditions of that country, and must be approved by the INPPRF. (For example: "India Nobel Peace Prize Recommendation Forum")

ART. 42 Flag, Emblem and Anthem

The flag, emblem and anthem adopted by a NNPPRF, for use in relation to its activities, including the Conferences/Meeting/Seminars etc., must be approved by the INPPRF Executive Committee.

ART.42-A INTERNATIONAL PEACE MOVEMENTS/INTERNATIONAL SPORTS ORGANIZATION'S (Membership)

42-A.1 Full membership of the INPPRF is open to International Peace Movements/International Sports Organizations.

42-A.2 International Peace Movements/International Sports Organizations who are eligible for membership can apply to the INPPRF by sending the required simple application form and documents. The provisional membership will be granted by the authority and the final membership's application will appear on the agenda for the next meeting for vote.

42-A.3 A Member Peace Movement/Sports Organizations may resign from membership but it must fulfil its obligation until the end of the calendar year.

42-A.4 Membership of the INPPRF may be terminated with immediate effects by a decision of the Executive Committee of the INPPRF on the conditions that :

42-A.4.1 The proposal to do so has been notified to the Member Peace Movement/Sports Organizations concerned at least four (4) Months in advance;

42-A.4.2 The proposal has been included in the Agenda of the Executive Committee, and 42-A.4.3 It is carried by at least three-quarter (3/4) of the votes cast in that meeting.

42-A.5 If such decision is taken, the Peace Movement/Sports Organizations concerned has to fulfill the obligations accused until the day of the decision. Moreover, it will forfeit any membership fees paid for the current year.

42-A.6 The right to participate in any Conferences/Meeting/Seminar/Events of the INPPRF is restricted to World Peace and Common Minimum Programs of World Peace controlled by Member Peace Movements/Sports Organizations. Membership of the INPPRF does not automatically imply participation in any events of the INPPRF. The criteria World Peace and Common Minimum Programs of World Peace must meet to be eligible for participation are explained in the Rules of the INPPRF.

42-A.7 The Executive Committee shall decide on admitting eligible World Peace and Common Minimum Programs of World Peace, and Conferences/Meetings/Seminars/Events, taking into consideration such aspects as finance, available Programs facilities, and other aspects deemed relevant.

Section-H. LAW OF THE INPPRF

PART : 6 GENERAL

ART. 43 Exceptional rulings

43.1 Legal procedure as regards violations and disputes within the INPPRF cannot be brought before a court of Law, except when the legal body itself disclaims competence and refers the parties to the law courts.

43.2 Violations and disputes within the National sphere are exclusively under the jurisdiction of the National legal body. However, when there is violation of binding the INPPRF regulations the case can always be passed on to the Legal Committee of the INPPRF.

43.3 A National sphere in the sense of 43.2 is defined by the following :

43.3.1 When he in a dispute or disciplinary case are from the same National Forums & Committees.

43.3.2 When the incident which occasioned the case did not take place at the International Conferences/Meetings/Seminars/Event etc.

43.4 Violations and case of dispute in the International sphere can only be put before the legal bodies of the INPPRF.

ART. 44 Legal basis

44.1 The constitution, rules and resolutions of the INPPRF serve as legal basis for the legal body.

44.2 If no rules or regulations can be applied from the above legal basis and a case can be resolved neither according to the letter nor spirit of the law, then similar previous cases and the reasoning behind other related laws must be taken into consideration. If the case is still in doubt, it must be resolved with regard to the carefully collected and considered details of the case, and according to natural principles of law.

44.3 The personal opinions of members of the legal body may not be taken into consideration.

PART : 7 ORGANIZATION

ART. 45 Name and Structure

45.1 The legal body of the INPPRF is the International Legal Committee.

45.2 It consists of :

45.2.1 The Chairman

45.2.2 Two Committee Members, one of whom is appointed Vice-Chairman.

45.2.3 Two replacement members

ART. 46 Election

The members of the Legal Committee are elected by the Delegates' Conference for a period of office lasting for the time between 2 (two) Ordinary Delegates' Conferences and they can be re-elected without restriction.

ART. 47 Incompatibility of offices

47.1 The members of the Legal Committee can belong neither to another the INPPRF body or to the same National Forum.

47.2 The members of the Legal Committee cannot also be members of National Legal bodies.

ART. 48 Ordinary and Extraordinary Structure

48.1 The decision of the Legal are made by the Chairman and the two Committee Members on a majority vote.

48.2 In the case affects the interest of one the three Ordinary Committee Members or their National Forum, an alternate members replaces the person concerned.

48.3 If the Chairman has to be replaced, one of the Committee Members, preferably the Vice-Chairman, Chairs the meeting in his place.

48.4 Should there be no quorum, the Executive Committee of the INPPRF must immediately appoint ad hoc members for the specific case to make up the Committee of there. These ad hoc members cannot be excluded from participation by the above stipulations.

PART : 8 AREAS OF COMPETENCY

Section-I. THE LEGAL COMMITTEE AS FIRST AND ONLY AUTHORITY

ART. 49 Cases

49.1 The Legal Committee is the first and only authority competent in legal disputes between :

49.1.1 The INPPRF and the National Forum.

49.1.2 Two or more National Forum.

49.1.3 Bodies of the INPPRF.

49.2 In the case in Articles 49.1, the Legal Committee can be no longer be appealed to if a year has elapsed since the end of the dispute or the establishment of the illegal state of affairs, and the following Delegates' Conference has already taken place.

ART. 50 Procedure

The regulations in Articles 61 to 71 and 72 to 77 are applicable.

ART. 51 Verdicts

The Legal Committee passes judgment, which is final, even when the action or (where applicable) the cross-action is wholly or partly approved of, or dismissed.

ART. 82 Passing on and allocation of costs.

82.1 The costs of the proceedings, which are advanced by the petitioner, are born as a rule by the losing party.

82.2 The costs are divided according to the result of the proceedings.

82.3 A Committee is liable to pay the costs of a member taking part in proceedings either in a legal or an expert capacity.

ART. 52 Document of enforcement

A verdict or decision of the Legal Committee of the INPPRF about fees, the allocation of costs etc. serves as a discount of enforcement in the conduct of legal proceedings.

ART. 53 Compensation

53.1 Members of the Legal Committee and third person who are summoned to it can claim compensation according to the expenses rules of the INPPRF.

53.2 No compensation is awarded to the parties, except when in the estimation of the Legal Committee the proceedings constitute an obvious misuse of the law.

PART : 11 FINAL CLAUSES

ART. 54 Application of further regulations

In as far the constitution and rules contain further regulations, these should be applied correspondingly.

ART. 55 Non-compliance with a verdict or decision

55.1 Should a member of the INPPRF not observe a verdict or decision of the Legal Committee and refuse to comply, then this members' right as a member are suspended until compliance.

55.2 In the case of a Subordinate Committee, or member, the responsible National Forum must suspend the non-complying member from all administrative and sporting activity until compliance. In addition is must take relevant further measures according to National regulations.

ART. 56 Publication and archive

The Executive Committee of the INPPRF must make sure that the verdicts, findings and decisions of the Legal Committee and sent to all National Forum and that an archive is kept.

Section-O FINANCES OF THE INPPRF

ART. 57 Treasury administration

For the implementation of the aims laid down in the INPPRF constitution there is a Treasury, under the control of the Treasurer, the business of the Treasury is carried out by his under the supervision of the Executive Committee, Payment except for smaller sums, should be non-cash.

ART. 58 Extent of the Treasurers' authority

58.1 Within the framework of the budget the Treasurer can decide along on all sums.

58.2 The Treasurer can decide with the Consultation of Secretary-General on the bank accounts. In case of his disability or in special situations when authorized to do by the Executive Committee, the President can decide on the bank accounts.

ART. 59 Keeping of accounts

There must be a receipt for all incomes and expenditures, and all incomes and expenditures of the Forum must be recorded in single-entry book-keeping. At the end of every financial year, an annual closing of account must be drawn up and presented to the Delegates' Conference for approval, and in those years without a Delegates' Conference to the Executive Committee.

ART. 60 Budget

60.1 The incomes and expenditures to be expected in a financial year must be summarized in a budget, which is to be approved for the next financial year by the Delegates' Conference and in those years without a Delegates' Conference by the Executive Committee. The Delegates' Conference determines a financial framework around which the Executive Committee must orientate itself in its budgeting decisions in the years without a Delegates' Conference.

60.2 The exceeding of these budget guidelines must be approved by the Executive Committee and be summarized in a supplementary budget, which must be determined by the Delegates' Conference, or in the years without a Delegates' Conference by the Executive Committee. The exceeding of the budget should only be proposed in Extraordinary circumstances and requires a detailed explanation.

60.3 The Treasurer must draw up the budget in good time so that it can be presented to the Active Members, Observers and members of the Executive Committee 4 (four) weeks before the passing of the resolution.

ART. 61 Administration costs

The general administrative tasks of the Forum are carried out at the office and by the members of the Executive Committee.

ART. 62 Travel Costs

62.1 The INPPRF can only pay travel costs to a limited extent because of its relatively small income. Travel costs can therefore only be paid with the authorization of the Secretary-General, the Executive Committee, or the Delegates' Conference.

62.2 Under the above condition the INPPRF bears the travel costs according to the rules for expenses for :

62.2.1 Participation upon invitation at meetings of the Executive Committee.

62.2.2 Participation of members of the Executive Committee at meeting of other the INPPRF bodies, providing they are not at the same time representing a National Forum.

62.2.3 Participation in meeting of the Technical Commission & other Sub-Committees that do not take place at World Peace Conference/Meetings/Seminars/Events and other Events, providing the permission of the President/ Secretary-General is obtained to hold the meeting first.

62.2.4 The INPPRF will bear all expenses of the First Founder Member and its Successors for any type of meeting of the INPPRF.

ART. 63 Date for submission of accounts

Accounts of administrative and travel costs must be submitted as earliest time of the current years at the latest, when they should be acknowledged and paid.

ART. 64 Treasury Auditors

64.1 The auditors must do a detailed audit. The result of the audit must be put down in a formal report and presented to the Delegates' Conference or the Executive Committee.

64.2 The auditors can inspect the treasury documents at any time. The election of the auditors and their length of the office are dealt with the regulations in Article 72 of the constitution.

ART. 65 Financial year

The Financial year of the INPPRF, is the calendar year.

Section-P INPPRF RULES FOR EXPENSES

ART. 66 General

67.1 The rules for expenses contain the regulations about the payment of traveling costs. (including day and overnight allowances, petrol money and additional expenses involved in travel according to Articles 94 of the rules for finance.

67.2 The regulations on expenses are valid for all those working for the INPPRF who can claim traveling expenses.

67.3 Claims for traveling costs, petrol money and additional expenses for a trip, according to Articles 94 of the rules for finance, can only be made to one responsible authority. Double claims are not allowed.

67.4 Claims for expenses should be made on the correct form. The time of the beginning and end of a trip should be clearly stated.

ART. 68 Money for Transport

68.1 Petrol for traveling by car is 0.50 $US per km. traveling by car and claims for petrol money must be permitted by the President/Secretary General.

68.2 Train travel must be First Class-A.C., the ticket serving as proof. Explanation.

68.3 Those traveling by car should go together if it all possible. For those using their own cars, the INPPRF is only liable for them if they are validly insured.

68.4 Passengers must be listed by name in the claim for expenses.

68.5 Flights must be Economy-Class is only permissible for Executive Committee Members, Sub-Committee Members or Designated Members. The First Founder Member, President and the Secretary-General will be allowed to travel in the First-Class.

68.6 The cheapest form of transport should be chosen in all cases.

ART. 69 Overnight money.

Claims for overnight stays should be for the actual cost, overnight costs of more than 120 $US per night must be permitted by the President/Secretary-General. Receipt must be shown. Without a receipt up to 40 $US night can be claimed.

ART. 70 Pocket money

Pocket money can be claimed without presentation of receipts : 50 $US per day.

ART. 71 ADDITIONAL EXPENSES

71.1 Special expense necessary to reach a destination can only be claimed on presentation of original receipts.

71.2 The use of taxis is only permissible if necessary, will be allowed.

71.3 Expenses cannot be claimed for food and drink. Only in exceptional cases can permission be obtained from the President/Secretary-General beforehand.

Section-U Appendix

PART : 12 STANDING ORDER OF THE INPPRF FOR THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE AND THE INPPRF OFFICE

ART. 72 Legal basis

Legal basis for the work of the Executive Committee and the INPPRF office are the constitution and rules of the INPPRF, as well as the laws applying to Forums of the country in which the INPPRF has its headquarters.

ART. 73 Working guidelines

The Executive Committee of the INPPRF, as agent of the Forums, and the INPPRF office, as its subsidiary agent, fulfill their obligations according to the :

73.1 Articles of the constitution

73.2 Resolutions of the Delegates' Conference and the Technical Commission,

73.3 Rules for the different subject areas, constitutionally passed by the Delegates' Conference,

73.4 Programme of functions and duties.

The members of the Executive Committee can use the INPPRF office in order to fulfill the duties assigned to them, the office is run by the Secretary-General, who can appoint an Executive Secretary/Secretaries or as required staff to work in an honorary capacity or salary basis.

ART. 74 The passing of resolutions and the rights of appeal.

The appropriate articles of the constitution apply

ART. 75 Allocation of work

The work of the Executive Committee and the INPPRF office should be allocated to the appropriate areas or the INPPRF office, according to the programme of functions and duties.

ART. 76 The Signature

The signature of those power of authority are determined at the beginning of each period of office, according to Articles 22 of the Constitution.

Section-V PROGRAMME OF FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES.

The INPPRF Executive Committee lays down the following guidelines :

The members of the Executive Committee are responsible for the following duties :

ART. 77 President

77.1 The President shall be elected by the Delegate' Conference on in a special circumstances arisen the First Founder Member can also appoints President and other Executive Members.

77.2 The President shall convene and chairing of the Delegates' Conference and the meetings of the Executive Committee.

77.3 Co-ordination of the work of the Executive Committee, and between it and the INPPRF Office.

ART. 78 Vice-President

78.1 Representing the President if he is unable to appear.

78.2 The functions and duties of the Vice-President in the absence of the President, Vice-President shall be elected the Chairperson who shall exercise all the powers of the President.

ART. 79 Secretary-General

79.1 The Secretary-General shall be elected by the Delegates' Conference not necessarily from among the members.

79.2 The Secretary-General shall convene and attend all the meetings of Executive Committee and Delegates' Conference and Sub-Committees.

79.3 The Secretary-General shall act under the direction of the Executive Committee and shall correspondence of the Forum and Peace Movements/Sports Organizations and transact all the official business of the Executive Committee.

79.4 The Secretary-General shall be in-charge to the properties of the Forum including correspondence, files, minute books materials belonging to the Forum and shall maintain an inventory of the same.

79.5 The Secretary-General shall submit the annual report and other belonging to the Delegates' Conference of the INPPRF at its Conference.

79.6 Advising the Executive Committee in questions of public relations.

79.7 Establishing and maintaining relations with the World Media in the widest sense.

79.8 Carrying out public relations work in co-ordination with the Executive Committee.

79.9 The keeping out of an INPPRF Photo archive.

79.10 Gathering arrangement and continuous compilation of information about public relations work in the member organizations.

79.11 The Secretary-General shall keep contact with Nobel Foundation and its Committees, International Peace Movements/International Sports Organizations and National Nobel Peace Prize Recommendation Forum for better co-ordination.

79.12 The functions and duties of the Secretary-General contained in the rules for finances.

79.13 It keeps the records of the INPPRF.

79.14 In enacts, in the form it deems most appropriate, all regulations (codes, rulings, norms, guidelines, guides, instructions) necessary to ensure the proper implementation of the INPPRF Constitution and the organization of the World Peace Movements/World Sports Organizations.

79.15 The Secretary-General set-up permanent commissions and working groups when necessary, establishes their tasks and designates their members. He determines their dissolution when they have fulfilled their mandates.

ART. 80 Director General

80.1 Chairing the meetings of the Technical Commission.

80.2 Preparation and supervision of Nobel Peace Prize & Noble Sports Prize Recommendation Procedures designed by the INPPRF, where necessary in co-operation with the other Forums or the person appointed for the purpose.

80.3 Supervision of nominations within the framework of the existing regulations.

80.4 Drawing up and supervision of the INPPRF Calendar.

ART. 81 The Director (Physics)

81.1 Chairing the meetings of the Sub-Technical Commission.

81.2 Preparation and supervision of Nobel Peace Prize Recommendation Procedures designed by the INPPRF, where necessary in co-operation with the other Forums or the person appointed for the purpose.

81.3 Supervision of nominations within the framework of the existing regulations.

ART. 82The Director (Chemistry)

82.1 Chairing the meetings of the Sub-Technical Commission.

82.2 Preparation and supervision of Nobel Peace Prize Recommendation Procedures designed by the INPPRF, where necessary in co-operation with the other Forums or the person appointed for the purpose.

82.3 Supervision of nominations within the framework of the existing regulations.

ART. 83 The Director (Medicine)

83.1 Chairing the meetings of the Sub-Technical Commission.

83.2 Preparation and supervision of Nobel Peace Prize Recommendation Procedures designed by the INPPRF, where necessary in co-operation with the other Forums or the person appointed for the purpose.

83.2 Preparation and supervision of Nobel Peace Prize Recommendation Procedures designed by the INPPRF, where necessary in co-operation with the other Forums or the person appointed for the purpose.

83.3 Supervision of nominations within the framework of the existing regulations.

ART. 84 The Director (Literature)

84.1 Chairing the meetings of the Sub-Technical Commission.

84.2 Preparation and supervision of Nobel Peace Prize Recommendation Procedures designed by the INPPRF, where necessary in co-operation with the other Forums or the person appointed for the purpose.

84.3 Supervision of nominations within the framework of the existing regulations.

ART. 85 The Director (Peace)

85.1 Chairing the meetings of the Sub-Technical Commission.

85.2 Preparation and supervision of Nobel Peace Prize Recommendation Procedures designed by the INPPRF, where necessary in co-operation with the other Forums or the person appointed for the purpose.

85.3 Supervision of nominations within the framework of the existing regulations.

ART. 86 The Director (Economics)

86.1 Chairing the meetings of the Sub-Technical Commission.

86.2 Preparation and supervision of Nobel Peace Prize Recommendation Procedures designed by the INPPRF, where necessary in co-operation with the other Forums or the person appointed for the purpose.

86.3 Supervision of nominations within the framework of the existing regulations.

ART. 87 The Director (Sports)

87.1 Chairing the meetings of the Sub-Technical Commission.

87.2 Preparation and supervision of Noble Sports Prize Recommendation Procedures designed by the INPPRF, where necessary in co-operation with the other Forums or the person appointed for the purpose.

87.3 Supervision of nominations within the framework of the existing regulations.

87.3 Noble Sports Prize award has been designed by the INPPRF and will be awarded every year amongst Sports Players, Sports Organizations/Sports Personalities etc.

ART. 88 Treasurer

The Treasurer shall have the following duties and unction:-

88.1 To be responsible for the funds of the Forum.

88.2 To receive all collections from persons authorized to receive on behalf of the Forum.

88.3 To make all payments, which will from time to time be sanctioned by the Governing Body.

88.4 To keep to the notice of the Executive Committee any irregularities in receipt of the expenditure in proper books of accounts.

88.5 To bring to the notice of the Executive Committee any irregularities in receipt of the expenditures of Forum money.

88.6 To operate a joint Bank Account in a Nationalized Bank with the joint Signatures of the President or Secretary General any one and deposit funds, keeping petty cash of Rs. 50,000.00 (Rupees Fifty Thousands or more) with the office.

88.7 To help the Auditor in all possible ways in auditing the accounts of the Forum and to explain him such items, entries or mode of accounting adopted for which explanations may be called for.

88.8 To submit the audited statement of accounts of the Forum at the Delegates' Conference of the Forum.

ART. 89 Executive Committee Members

89.1 The Executive Committee Members shall be elected by the Delegates' Conference from each representing one Continent.

89.2 The Secretary General can also appoint Executive Committee members for the period of the next Delegates' Conference or Extraordinary Delegates Conference for the larger interest of the INPPRF.

ART. 90 Coming into force

These guidelines come into force with passing the Executive's special meeting at Headquarter of International Non-Olympic Committee-INOC in Lucknow, India, September 20th 2004.

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