CHARTER OF ALL-UKRAINIAN NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATION “LEAGUE OF CULTURE”

 

(December 10th 2011)

Article 1. GENERALITIES
1.1. The present Charter defines the basis of organization and operation of All-Ukrainian Non-governmental Organization “League of Culture” - (hereinafter referred to as “League of Culture”).
1.2. All-Ukrainian Non-governmental Organization “League of Culture” is All-Ukrainian non-governmental and non-profit organization that unites Ukrainian and foreign citizens, as well as stateless personalities on the basis of common interests, on the ground of voluntariness and equality to implement the objective and tasks set by the present Charter.
1.3. League of Culture possesses a status of All-Ukrainian organization. League of Culture activities cover the entire territory of Ukraine. League of Culture has got local centers in most of the regions of Ukraine as well as in the cities of Kyiv and Sevastopol.
1.4. League of Culture was founded in 2005; legalized by the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine through notification about foundation № 132 on June 6th, 2005 (the letter № 32-45-2002 from the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine dated June 9th, 2005).
1.5. League of Culture is founded for an indeterminate period.
1.6. The main principles of League of Culture activities are charity, conscience, responsibility, respect, succession, transparency, cooperation, innovation. 
1.7. League of Culture unites personalities who strive to constantly improve themselves, competently build up and protect moral field of social being and who are guided by the principles of dignity and honour.
1.8. League of Culture is free to choose ways, types and forms of activities within the scope of its mission, objective and tasks.
1.9. The title of League of Culture:
1.9.1. The extended title is as follows:
in Ukrainian – Всеукраїнська громадська організація «ЛІГА КУЛЬТУРИ»;
in Russian – Всеукраинская общественная организация «Лига Культуры»;
in English – All-Ukrainian Non-Governmental Organization «League of Culture».
1.9.2. The shortened title:
in Ukrainian – ВГО «ЛІГА КУЛЬТУРИ»;
in Russian – ВОО «Лига Культуры»;
in English – NGO «League of Culture».
1.9.3. The residence of League of Culture: 23 Lesi Ukrainky Boulevard, office 108, Kyiv, 01133, Ukraine.

Article 2. OBJECTIVE, MISSION AND TASKS OF LEAGUE OF CULTURE
2.1. The objective of League of Culture is to protect personal and social interests of the members of the organization, to assist in building up civil society in Ukraine for common implementation of the rights and liberties of its members.
2.2. The mission of League of Culture is social and cultural progress of Ukrainian society based on the principles of humanity.  
2.3. The main tasks of League of Culture are:
- to assist in coherent development of a personality;
- to foster  the development of humanistic society;
- to facilitate the development of organization;
- to obtain civic competences;
- to establish, implement and support projects aimed to build up  civil society in Ukraine;
- other tasks that are in line with the objective and mission of League of Culture.
2.4. The main activities of League of Culture include:
- cultural activity;
- educational activity;
- scientific activity;
- environmental activity;
- recreational activity;
- publishing;
- legal assistance.

Article 3. LEGAL STATUS OF LEAGUE OF CULTURE
3.1. League of Culture is a legal entity that possesses the status of All-Ukrainian association of citizens and operates in Ukraine according to the Constitution and laws of Ukraine in force, the present Charter and internal documents of LEAGUE OF CULTURE.
3.2. The rights of a legal entity are acquired by LEAGUE OF CULTURE since the date of its state registration.
3.3. LEAGUE OF CULTURE is a non-profit organization with the main objective not to obtain profit but to act according to the law of Ukraine “About Association of Citizens”.
3.4. LEAGUE OF CULTURE possesses separate property, own balance, opens bank accounts, including foreign-currency-denominated accounts according to laws of Ukraine in force.
3.5. LEAGUE OF CULTURE appears as the participant of civil relations, acquires property and non-property rights.
3.6. LEAGUE OF CULTURE possesses round seal, stamps, symbols, forms, samples of which are approved by LEAGUE OF CULTURE Collegium.
3.7. LEAGUE OF CULTURE has the right to:
- represent and protect the rights, liberties and legitimate interests of its members at public and private bodies, institutions, and organizations;
- gather from the government authorities and local self-government authorities the information needed to reach its objective and fulfill tasks;
- bring in a motion to the government and local self-government authorities, take part in elaborating decisions of the governmental and local self-governmental authorities under the procedure established by the legislation of Ukraine in force;
- participate in civil relations on its own behalf, acquire property and non-property rights and take responsibility, carry out transactions needed in order to achieve its own objective;
- possess funds and other property, acquire them and dispose of them in order to achieve its objective and fulfill its tasks;
- use own property and property transferred to its possession or use in order to achieve its objective and fulfill its tasks;
- receive funds by virtue of  members` payments (entrance fees, periodic, target and other contributions) or property received free of charge or in the form of irrevocable financial aid or donations, passive income, funds or property received from core business of the organization, subject to paragraph 157.11 of Article 157 of the Tax Code of Ukraine; grants or subsidies received from the state or local budgets, state funds or within a technical or charity, including humanitarian, assistance, except subsidies on price regulation of paid services provided to such non-profit organizations or through their beneficiaries under the law to reduce such prices;
- hire employees based on labor contracts or civil contracts;
- in order to achieve  its objective and fulfill its tasks carry out necessary economic and other commercial activities by setting up self-financing institutions and associations with legal status, establish enterprises in accordance with the laws of Ukraine;
- disseminate information, promote ideas and activities;
- represent and defend their legitimate interests and legitimate interests of the participants of LEAGUE OF CULTURE in public and private agencies, institutions, and organizations;
-  be a plaintiff or defendant in the court;
- establish or join trade unions, associations, including international ones;
- give the participants of LEAGUE OF CULTURE projects the right (in the way prescribed by the Collegium) to implement organization activities using symbols and reputation of LEAGUE OF CULTURE;
- give LEAGUE OF CULTURE members and third parties, including non-residents of Ukraine, the authority to represent LEAGUE OF CULTURE and implement its activities in the way prescribed by LEAGUE OF CULTURE Collegium;
- maintain direct international network and relationships, conclude agreements of cooperation and participate in activities which are compatible with the laws of Ukraine and  the present Charter;
- have other rights, not prohibited by the laws of Ukraine.
 3.8. Property and funds acquired as a result of economic and other activities of self-financing institutions and associations with legal status, companies founded by League of Culture are used exclusively to meet its objective and tasks and to provide its current (business) activity or for charitable purposes and can not be distributed among its members.
3.9. LEAGUE OF CULTURE is liable for its obligations to all property belonging thereto that may be levied according to the legislation of Ukraine in force.
3.10. Founders, members of LEAGUE OF CULTURE, self-supporting institutions and associations with legal status created by LEAGUE OF CULTURE as well as companies established by it are not responsible for the obligations of LEAGUE OF CULTURE, as well as LEAGUE OF CULTURE is not liable for the obligations of  the abovementioned representatives.
3.11. LEAGUE OF CULTURE has the right to create local centers pursuant to the legislation of Ukraine in force and the present Charter.

Article 4. MEMBERSHIP IN LEAGUE OF CULTURE
4.1. There are Founders, Members, Honourable Members, Associated Members, Partners-Members, Partners in LEAGUE OF CULTURE. The procedure of acquiring the respective status is defined in the Regulations concerning Membership in NGO “LEAGUE OF CULTURE”.
4.2. Founder of LEAGUE OF CULTURE is a person who participated in the process of establishing the organization and takes moral responsibility for LEAGUE OF CULTURE activities.
4.3. Members of LEAGUE OF CULTURE are Founders as well as Ukrainian citizens, foreigners and stateless personalities who share the objective and principles of LEAGUE OF CULTURE, recognize and abide by the present Charter, expand the organization and who actively fulfill the tasks defined by the present Charter, who regularly make payments and have acquired this status trough membership registration as prescribed in the Regulations concerning Membership in NGO “LEAGUE OF CULTURE”.
4.4. The status of Honourable Member of LEAGUE OF CULTURE shall be acquired by a person having significant social achievements who shares his/her experience with other Members of LEAGUE OF CULTURE. The status of Honourable Member of LEAGUE OF CULTURE is confirmed by the Collegium of LEAGUE OF CULTURE.
4.5. Associated Member of LEAGUE OF CULTURE supports LEAGUE OF CULTURE ideas and activities and takes part in its projects.
 4.6. The status of Partner-Member of LEAGUE OF CULTURE may be acquired by  a person having special achievements in facilitating the activities of LEAGUE OF CULTURE who provides substantial organizational, financial or other support of LEAGUE OF CULTURE activities. The status of Partner-Member of LEAGUE OF CULTURE is confirmed by the Collegium of LEAGUE OF CULTURE
4.7. The status of a Partner of League of Culture may be acquired by a legal entity or individual, who is not a member of LEAGUE OF CULTURE but is interested in its activities. The status of a Partner is confirmed by the Collegium of LEAGUE OF CULTURE.
4.8. The projects participant is a person who is not a Member of LEAGUE OF CULTURE, but is interested in its activities, participates in its projects, strives for development and obtaining competences and can acquire the status of LEAGUE OF CULTURE Member in the future.
4.9. Admission to LEAGUE OF CULTURE membership is executed by LEAGUE OF CULTURE Collegium on the grounds of an application in accordance with the Charter and the Regulations concerning Membership in NGO “LEAGUE OF CULTURE” approved by LEAGUE OF CULTURE Assembly.
4.10. Each Member can cease his or her membership anytime by advising the Collegium or Head of local centre of LEAGUE OF CULTURE in writing.
Membership in LEAGUE OF CULTURE can be ceased voluntarily through expulsion from LEAGUE OF CULTURE on the grounds defined in the Regulations concerning Membership in NGO “LEAGUE OF CULTURE” or through automatic cease due to the arrears in payments of its financial contributions for six months.
4.11. Amount and procedure of members` payments are defined in the Regulations concerning Membership in NGO “LEAGUE OF CULTURE”.

Article 5. RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS OF LEAGUE OF CULTURE MEMBERS
5.1. LEAGUE OF CULTURE members shall have the right:
- to take part in LEAGUE OF CULTURE activities according to the Charter and internal documents of LEAGUE OF CULTURE;
- to elect and be elected to the governing bodies of LEAGUE OF CULTURE;
- to vote in decision-making process at Assembly, General Meeting of local centers and other collegiate bodies of LEAGUE OF CULTURE to which they were elected;
- to discuss questions concerning LEAGUE OF CULTURE activities as prescribed in the present Charter and internal regulations of LEAGUE OF CULTURE; to propose collegiate bodies to consider questions in respect of organization activities;
- to receive complete and accurate information about LEAGUE OF CULTURE activities as prescribed in the present Charter and internal regulations of LEAGUE OF CULTURE;
- to cease membership in LEAGUE OF CULTURE in accordance with the present Charter and the Regulations concerning Membership in NGO “LEAGUE OF CULTURE”.
5.2. LEAGUE OF CULTURE members are obliged:
- to abide by the present Charter and other internal documents of LEAGUE OF CULTURE and facilitate implementation of decisions made up by the Assembly, the Collegium and other governing bodies of LEAGUE OF CULTURE;
- to take part in LEAGUE OF CULTURE activities, to facilitate achieving its objective and fulfilling its tasks;
 - to make payments in due time as determined by LEAGUE OF CULTURE Collegium;
 -  to promote LEAGUE OF CULTURE activities;
 - to prevent actions or expressions that can cause harm to honour and dignity of LEAGUE OF CULTURE Members as well as libel LEAGUE OF CULTURE in general;
- to fulfill other obligations according to the laws of Ukraine in force, the present Charter and internal documents of LEAGUE OF CULTURE.

Article 6. GENERAL STRUCTURE OF LEAGUE OF CULTURE
6.1. Governing bodies:
- the Assembly;
- the Collegium;
- the President;
- the Vice-Presidents;
- the Chief Executive Officer;
- the Supervisory Board.
6.2.The Coordinating Board is a consultative body of LEAGUE OF CULTURE.
6.3. President, Vice-Presidents, members of the Coordinating Board and the Collegium deliver their functions on a voluntary basis but they may receive indemnification of the costs spent on their activities based on the decision of the Collegium.
6.4. In order to ensure implementation of LEAGUE OF CULTURE activities and projects in the regions of Ukraine, regional centers (local centers) of LEAGUE OF CULTURE are founded. Local centers are created at the initiative of no less than three persons who are residents on the certain administrative-territorial unit. The foundation of local center is adopted at the General Meeting of the local center and approved by LEAGUE OF CULTURE Collegium.
6.5. Local center is under the leadership of the Head who is elected at the General Meeting of LEAGUE OF CULTURE local center.
6.6. Local centers can be legalized through notification about their foundation or can be registered by local authorities (Department of the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine at the appropriate level).
6.7. Local center Head shall:
- organize LEAGUE OF CULTURE local center activities, projects implementation in a certain region;
- coordinate efforts and guarantee effective teamwork in local center to implement LEAGUE OF CULTURE activities;
- act on behalf of League of Culture as the head of the local center in relations with the third parties;
- have another authority pursuant to the present Charter and other internal documents of LEAGUE OF CULTURE.

Article 7. THE ASSEMBLY OF LEAGUE OF CULTURE
7.1. The supreme governing body of LEAGUE OF CULTURE is the Assembly (the General Meeting of LEAGUE OF CULTURE members) which is convened no less than once in two years.
7.2. The Assembly determines all the fundamental issues of LEAGUE OF CULTURE activities, namely:
- approval and amendment of the Charter of LEAGUE OF CULTURE;
- decision making concerning reorganization or liquidation of LEAGUE OF CULTURE, liquidation commission appointment, liquidation balance approval;
- determination of main directions in LEAGUE OF CULTURE activities, long-term programs approval;
- the President election;
- the Collegium election;
- the Supervisory Board election;
- final decisions making on complaints about the refusal to register LEAGUE OF CULTURE members as well as on complaints about exclusion from League CULTURE;
- approval of certain Regulations of LEAGE OF CULTURE.
7.3. The work of the Assembly is guided by the laws of Ukraine, the present Charter and other internal documents of LEAGUE OF CULTURE.
7.4. There shall be a regular Assembly and the Assembly out of order.
7.5. Time of convening, agenda and rules of members’ representation at the regular Assembly are announced by the Collegium no later than two months before the Assembly. LEAGUE OF CULTURE members are informed personally by email, letter or by notification posted on LEAGUE OF CULTURE website.
7.6. The Assembly out of order is convened by the Collegium at the request of not less than a half of registered local centers of LEAGUE culture or at a proposal of the Supervisory Board or the President of League of culture, if that is required for LEAGUE of culture in general.
7.7. Time of convening, agenda and rules of members’ representation at the regular Assembly are announced by the Collegium no later than one month before the Assembly.
7.8. LEAGUE OF CULTURE members not registered may participate in the Assembly with deliberative functions.
7.9. The Assembly may delegate authority to the Collegium or the President of LEAGUE OF CULTURE.
7.10. It is possible to take part in the assembly personally or through representatives (delegates) in accordance with the present Charter.
7.11. During the Assembly LEAGUE OF CULTURE members registered through registration vote.
7.12. The Assembly is considered to be competent when more than a half of LEAGUE OF CULTURE members are present. LEAGUE OF CULTURE members can also take part in the Assembly distantly via Internet and modern means of communication.
7.13. During the Assembly when problems are resolving each delegate has got one vote.
7.14. Approval and variation of the Charter of LEAGUE OF CULTURE, reorganization or liquidation of LEAGUE OF CULTURE, liquidation commission appointment, and liquidation balance approval shall be exclusively within the  competence of the Assembly and decisions should be made by three-fourth of the Assembly, present and voting. Other decisions are made by the simple majority of votes during the Assembly.
7.15. Decisions of the Assembly can be made by the survey among LEAGUE OF CULTURE members. Thus the Collegium makes an inquiry in written form or on-line, directing it to LEAGUE OF CULTURE member with the issue put for the vote. Such an inquiry must be sent to all LEAGUE OF CULTURE members. The decision is considered to be made if more than a half of members support it in written form.
7.16. The chairman of the Assembly is the President, in the case of President`s absence the Vice-President shall preside.
7.17. The votes are counted by the Tellers, which are elected by LEAGUE OF CULTURE Assembly. The President and members of the Collegium cannot be Tellers.
7.18. Decisions of the Assembly are issued in record of proceedings signed by the Chairman of the Assembly (President) and the Secretary of LEAGUE OF CULTURE Assembly.


Article 8. THE COLLEGIUM OF LEAGUE OF CULTURE
8.1. The Collegium of LEAGUE OF CULTURE is permanent governing body acting for processing and decisions on strategic development and activities of League of Culture. The Collegium is headed by the President of League of Culture.
8.2. The Collegium is guided by the laws of Ukraine, the present Charter and other internal documents of LEAGUE OF CULTURE.
8.3. There shall be founders and registered members of other categories in the structure of LEAGUE OF CULTURE Collegium. The Assembly determines personalities and their quantity in this structure.
8.4. The present Charter defines the competence of LEAGUE OF CULTURE Collegium:
- to work out the strategy of LEAGUE OF CULTURE activities;
- to work out and approve of the current programmes of LEAGUE OF CULTURE activities;
- to coordinate and direct activities of local centers, representations (offices) and members of LEAGUE OF CULTURE.
- to appoint the Chief Executive Officer of LEAGUE OF CULTURE;
- to make decision on local centers, representations (offices), enterprises, companies, institutions, organizations foundation and liquidation, approval of their charters and regulations concerning them;
- to approve regulations, standing orders, rules and other internal documents except those approved by the Assembly;
- to approve LEAGUE OF CULTURE budget, to fix minimal payments amount as well as payment procedure;
- to organize committees, working groups and other additional bodies, to approve Regulations concerning them, to consider their reports;
- to accept new Members to LEAGUE OF CULTURE, to exclude the Members on the grounds defined by  the present Charter and the Regulations concerning Membership in NGO “LEAGUE OF CULTURE”;
- to consider LEAGUE OF CULTURE Members` propositions, complaints and requests, to make decisions on them;
- to assist attraction of intellectual, social and financial resources;
- to define and state social and cultural problems on which LEAGUE OF CULTURE works;
- to define LEAGUE OF CULTURE position of principle in issues of cooperation.
8.5. Regular LEAGUE OF CULTURE Collegium meetings are conducted once in two months.
8.6. The Collegium is considered to be competent when the majority of its members are present.
8.7. Decisions are made by unanimous vote (by the consensus).

Article 9. THE PRESIDENT OF LEAGUE OF CULTURE. VICE-PRESIDENTS
9.1. The President of LEAGUE OF CULTURE is the senior officer of LEAGUE OF CULTURE.
9.2. The President of LEAGUE OF CULTURE is elected by LEAGUE OF CULTURE Assembly among its members for two years with no restriction on re-election.
9.3. The President is the Chairman of LEAGUE OF CULTURE Collegium.
9.4. The President shall be governed by the laws of Ukraine and the present Charter;
9.5. The President of LEAGUE OF CULTURE:
- secures organization management;
- acts as the Chairman of LEAGUE OF CULTURE Assembly;
- organizes and secures the Collegium activities;
- proposes a candidate for the position of the Chief Executive Officer of LEAGUE OF CULTURE for the Collegium consideration;
- executes other functions in order to achieve the objective and fulfill tasks defined in  the present Charter;
- executes the functions of the Chief Executive officer, Vice-Presidents before the Collegium is formed;
9.6. The structure of the institute of Vice-Presidents is determined by the Collegium of LEAGUE OF CULTURE

Article 10. THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF LEAGUE OF CULTURE
10.1. The Chief Executive Officer of LEAGUE OF CULTURE heads the Board of LEAGUE OF CULTURE and acts under the Charter, the Regulations concerning the Board of NGO “LEAGUE OF CULTURE”, the decisions of the Assembly, the Collegium and the Supervisory Board of LEAGUE OF CULTURE.
10.2. The Chief Executive Officer carries into practice general management of financial and economic activities and manages the Office of LEAGUE OF CULTURE.
10.3. The Chief Executive Officer is appointed by the Collegium, the candidate is proposed by the President.
10.4. The Chief Executive Officer
- hires and fires employees of LEAGUE OF CULTURE Offices, organizes their work;
- works out and hands in to the Collegium drafts of the staffing table and cost estimate; concludes agreements and spends funds, disposes of property and assets by the decision of the Collegium;
- is responsible for the accuracy of accounting and tax accounting and reporting of LEAGUE OF CULTURE;
- works out propositions and prepares materials for consideration during the Assembly, at meetings of the Coordinating Board of LEAGUE OF CULTURE;
- executes other functions which are delegated by the President of LEAGUE OF CULTURE and defined in the Chief Executive Officer job description.
10.5. The Chief Executive Officer takes part in the Collegium meetings with deliberative functions.

Article 11. THE SUPERVISORY BOARD OF LEAGUE OF CULTURE
11.1. The Supervisory Board can be created to manage and control:
- financial and economic as well as other activities of the Chief Executive Officer;
- legal entities founded or cofounded by LEAGUE OF CULTURE;
- LEAGUE OF CULTURE Assembly (LEAGUE OF CULTURE Collegium in the period between its meetings).
There is the Chairman, the Executive Secretary and members in the structure of the Supervisory Board.
11.2. The Assembly determines personalities and their quantity in the structure as well as responsibilities and term of office of LEAGUE OF CULTURE Supervisory Board.

Article 12. THE COORDINATING BOARD OF LEAGUE OF CULTURE
12.1. The Coordinating Board is  LEAGUE OF CULTURE consultative body.
12.2. The Coordinating Board is guided by the present Charter, the Regulations concerning the Coordinating Board of NGO “LEAGUE OF CULTURE” approved by the Assembly and other internal documents of LEAGUE OF CULTURE.
12.3. There is the President, the Collegium members, the Chief Executive Officer and Heads of local centers of LEAGUE OF CULTURE.
12.4. The Regulations concerning the Coordinating Board of NGO “LEAGUE OF CULTURE” determines the procedure of its work.

Article 13. PROPRIETARY SECURITY OF LEAGUE OF CULTURE ACTIVITIES. LEAGUE OF CULTURE FUNDS AND PROPERTY
13.1. LEAGUE OF CULTURE activities are regulated by the year programme approved by the Collegium and financed under the year budget approved by the Collegium.
13.2. At the end of each year the chief Executive Officer prepares an annual report on budget execution.
13.3. In order to operate LEAGUE OF CULTURE receives assets in accordance to the legislation in force from the following resources:
- entrance, membership, target fees and other contributions of members;
- funds or property received free of charge or in the form of irrevocable financial aid or donations;
- passive income;
- funds or property received from core business of the organization, subject to paragraph 157.11 of Article 157 of the Tax Code of Ukraine;
- grants or subsidies received from the state or local budgets, state funds or within a technical or charity, including humanitarian, assistance, except subsidies on price regulation of paid services provided to such non-profit organizations or through their beneficiaries under the law to reduce such prices.
13.4. LEAGUE OF CULTURE possesses, uses and administers funds and other property that is in its ownership, according to the legislation of Ukraine in force.
13.5. LEAGUE OF CULTURE runs the risk of accidental loss or damage of property in its ownership, except cases specified by law or an agreement (contract). The risk of accidental loss or damage of property transferred to League of Culture for use is run by the party determined in the relevant agreement (contract).
13.6. LEAGUE OF CULTURE decides on its own concerning funds expenditures. The annual budget is worked out by LEAGUE OF CULTURE Board and approved by the Collegium of LEAGUE OF CULTURE.
13.7. LEAGUE OF CULTURE funds and property shall not be allocated between its members, cannot be used for the benefit of any individual member of LEAGUE OF CULTURE.

Article 14. LEAGUE OF CULTURE INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
14.1. League culture may found or join international non-governmental organizations, form international associations, support direct international contacts, conclude agreements and take part in actions under the procedure provided for by law of Ukraine.

Article 15. TERMINATION OF LEAGUE OF CULTURE ACTIVITIES
15.1. Termination of LEAGUE OF CULTURE operation can be carried out through its reorganization or liquidation under the procedure determined by laws of Ukraine in force and  the present  Charter.
15.2. Reorganization or liquidation of LEAGUE OF CULTURE is carried out under the decision of the Assembly supported by three quarters of delegates present.
15.3. To resolve issues connected with LEAGUE OF CULTURE liquidation the liquidation commission is formed under the decision of LEAGUE OF CULTURE Assembly.
The liquidation commission determines the procedure and period of liquidation and the period for creditors` claims.
Since the appointment of liquidation commission LEAGUE OF CULTURE becomes under its guidance.
Liquidation commission assesses the assets, settles accounts with creditors, prepares the liquidation balance and submits it for approval by LEAGUE OF CULTURE Assembly.
15.4. LEAGUE OF CULTURE assets liquidated under the decision of the Assembly are directed to implement tasks defined in the present Charter or for charity.
15.5. LEAGUE OF CULTURE is considered to be liquidated or reorganized since its exclusion from the state register.

Article 16. FINAL STATEMENTS
16.1. The present Charter enters into force upon the state registration of LEAGUE OF CULTURE.
16.2. Any amendments to the present Charter shall be made by the decision of LEAGUE OF CULTURE Assembly as provided for the present Charter.
16.3. LEAGUE OF CULTURE is obliged within the period determined by law to inform the authority that conducted registration about the changes in the Charter, to make the necessary changes to the State Register.
16.4. If one and more of the statements of the present Charter is declared to be invalid by the court, such decision does not entail invalidation of the whole Charter.