According to its Constitution and By Law, AORR has the following management and control bodies and organizational structures:
Extract from the AORR Constitution and By Law:
Art. 14. The management bodies, as a full, and each of their members, are responsible for the entire activity in front of the General Assembly.
Art.15. The General Assembly is the supreme management body of AORR and includes all its members or the representatives pointed by the AORR subsidiaries and branches, according to the norms established by the Executive Council of AORR.
Art. 16. The General Assembly meets in ordinary and extraordinary session, as follows:
- In ordinary session, usually once a year, and in extraordinary sessions, in order to resolve some important urgent matters, within the competence of the General Assembly;
- The General Assembly shall be jointly convened, in ordinary sessions, at least 15 days before the date established for its development, or, in special situations, in extraordinary sessions, at least 3 days before.
- The General Assembly in ordinary session shall be convened by the Board of Directors.
- The General Assembly in extraordinary session shall be convened at the initiative of the Executive Council or at the proposal of a third from the AORR members.
Art. 17. (1) The General Assembly is legally constituted if there are present at least half plus one of the total number of AORR members and/or of pointed representatives.
(2) If, at the first convocation, there is not achieved the statutory number of members, a new convocation shall be made for a date situated between the 7th and 15th day from the date established in the first convocation, when the General Assembly is statutorily constituted, irrespective of the number of present members.
Art. 18. The resolutions of the General Assembly are adopted with the vote of simple majority of present members, except from the event when the Articles of Incorporation are approved and changed, when a majority of at least 2/3 of the number of present members should be obtained.
Art. 19. (1) Each AORR member has the right to one vote only.
(2) The debates and adopted resolutions are registered in a report by a secretary pointed by the Executive Council.
(3) The General Assembly is managed by a president or, if necessary, by the person pointed by the Executive Council.
(4) The unsupported absence of any of the members at two consecutive meetings of the General Assembly entails the loss of the right to be elected in the management bodies and in the work bodies of AORR.
(5) The participants can ask for the introduction on the agenda of some problems, based on a written request, sent to the Executive Council, at least 5 days before the date when the General Assembly meets.
(6) The resolutions taken by the General Assembly, under the legal limits, regarding the Memorandum and Articles of Incorporation, are also mandatory for the members who did not take part at the General Assembly or who voted against.
Art. 20. The responsibilities of the General Assembly are the following:
- Establishing the strategy and general objectives of AORR, and also the annual plan with main activities;
- Approving the statement of revenue and expenditure, the balance sheet and the report of the Board of statutory auditors;
- Electing the AORR president;
- Directly electing based on their functions, the members of the Executive Council and the members of the Board of statutory auditors, according to the number and the composition proposed by the leading Executive Council;
- Revoking the members of the Executive Council and of the Board of statutory auditors;
- Changing the Memorandum and Constitution and By Law of AORR;
- Dissolving and liquidating AORR, and also establishing the destination of the assets remained after the liquidation;
- Confirms the affiliation of AORR at a federation or union etc., in the country or abroad;
- Any other responsibilities stipulated by the law or by the Constitution.
Art. 21. At the sessions of the General Assembly can be invited representatives of the Ministry of National Defence and of other structures from the national security system, of institutions in collaboration with AORR, mass-media representatives, and also of other associations.
The Executive Council
Extract from the AORR Constitution and By Law
Art. 22. (1) The Executive Council of AORR is the executive body for the association management and administration, and it is elected for the period between the ordinary sessions of the General Assembly.
(2) The Executive Council of AORR is constituted of members as of right and elected members.
(3) Members as of right are the presidents of county subsidiaries and branches.
(4) The mandates of the members of the Executive Council can be renewed by the General Assembly.
Art. 23. The Executive Council is composed based on different positions and number of members, both approved by the General Assembly.
Art. 24. The Executive Council (CD is the acronym according to the Romanian/French language) has the following responsibilities:
- elaborates and approves the Organization and Operating Regulation (ROF);
- insures the management of AORR activity in order to achieve the resolutions of the General Assembly, according to the provisions of the hereby Articles of Incorporation;
- prepares the sessions of the General Assembly and insures their good development;
- presents to the General Assembly the activity report for the previous period, proposals regarding the number of members and the composition based on the members’ positions of the Executive Council and of the Board of statutory auditors;
- approves the AORR emblem, flag, pennant, certificate, honorary emblem and badge;
- elaborates and present to the General Assembly the execution of the statement of revenue and expenditure for the previous year, the project of the annual plan of activities and the project of the statement of revenue and expenditure for the following year;
- signs legal documents on AORR’s behalf;
- approves the set-up of territorial subsidiaries and branches;
- approves the affiliation to a federation or union etc., in the country or abroad;
- establishes the quantum of annual contribution for AORR members;
- decides the changes of AORR office;
- approves the establishment plan and the staff policy of the AORR structures;
- establishes the staff within AORR which is going to be remunerated, and also its indemnity;
- accepts donations and sponsorships made in AORR’s favour, provided the compliance with the laws in force;
- manages the use of budgetary funds and other incomes, in compliance with the laws in force;
- analyses and approves the broadcasting of taking a stand in public, that involve AORR, within the activities for the support of military people’s rights and dignity;
- establishes and submits proposals for the advancement at the following military rank and for the award of national decorations and military distinctions to some AORR members, who comply with the legal conditions;
- approves the participation at programs and partnerships with similar structures, in the country and abroad;
- accomplishes any other duty established by the General Assembly;
Art. 25. (1) The Executive Council is responsible for its entire activity, in front of the General Assembly.
(2) Each member of the Executive Council is individually responsible for its actions and facts, if the legislation and the received dispositions are infringed.
Art. 26. (1) The Executive Council usually meets monthly and insures the application of the resolutions of General Assembly.
(2) The pointed representatives of territorial subsidiaries and branches, those who represent associate members can be invited to participate at the meetings of the Executive Council, when subjects of their interest are included on the agenda.
The Board of statutory auditors
Extract from the AORR Constitution and By Law
Art. 27. (1) The president represents AORR in the relationships with public and private authorities and with other organizations of reserve and retired military staff, in the country or abroad, legally constituted, involving its legal and moral responsibility through its own signature and the AORR stamp.
(2) The president can require the meeting of the Executive Council whenever necessary in order to make some decision that could not bear any deferral.
Art. 28. (1) Financial and material means of the association are managed by an accountant/financial expert, authorized, under the conditions laid down by the law.
(2) The financial control of AORR is insured by a board of statutory auditors elected by the General Assembly, formed of 1-3 people with legal and economic-financial training, having the following duties:
- verifies the way in which AORR patrimony is administrated and draws up reports, and afterwards presents them to the General Assembly;
- informs the Executive Council regarding legal modifications in the field, the situations regarding the non-compliance with legal dispositions, and also regarding the ascertained irregularities as far as it concerns the record of AORR patrimony;
- accomplishes any other responsibility established by the General Assembly;
- the president of the board of statutory auditors participates at the meetings of the Executive Council, without the right to vote;
- the mandate duration of the board of statutory auditors is the period between the ordinary General Assemblies, with the renewal possibility;
- the members of the Executive Council cannot be part of the board of statutory auditors.
Territorial subsidiaries and branches
Extract from the AORR Constitution and By Law
Art. 29. (1) Territorial subsidiaries and branches have the role to bring about AORR policies and can be formed of minimum 3 members.
(2) The subsidiary is set up through an authenticated resolution of General Assembly of the association. The legal personality can be obtained at the date of subsidiary’s registration in the Registry of associations and foundations, and upon the issue of the fiscal registration certificate, according to art. 13 (3, 4) of Government Ordinance 24/2000, subsequently modified and integrated.
(3) The subsidiary can constitute its own patrimony, different from the association patrimony.
(4) The branches do not have legal personality and develop their activity according to the competences granted by the Executive Council.
(5) The subsidiaries with more than 3 members are managed by an Executive Council and the branches by an executive bureau.