Act of Foundation

FENS Statutes Recent history:
Statutes updated in 2007, in Paris
Refundation/Registration of FENS in 2011, in Madrid

 

Foundational Act

FEDERATION OF EUROPEAN NUTRITION SOCIETIES
FENS

 In Madrid, Spain, at 16,00 hours of the 28th of October, 2011

Gathered:

THE SPANISH NUTRITION SOCIETY (SOCIEDAD ESPAÑOLA DE NUTRICIÓN, SEN), of Spanish nationality, with fiscal code G80369341, registered at the National Registry of Associations with the national identity number 31598 since the 4th of September 1979, at the registry office in Madrid, General Álvarez de Castro Street, n 20, 1st floor, Postal Code 28010. Represented in this act by Dr. Rosaura Farré Rovira, a Spanish citizen, of legal age, resident in Barcelona, with address at Sant Antoni María Claret Street, 34 AT, with the National Identity number 37709964-S, representation which is certified by the certification attached to the present act, becoming part of it, issued by Dr. Maria Puy Portillo Baquedano on the….. that certifies her identity through a copy of her National Identity Card (NIC), also attached to the present act.

THE FRENCH NUTRITION SOCIETY (SOCIÉTÉ FRANÇAISE DE LA NUTRITION, SFN), of French nationality, declared a public utility by the Decree of October 1, 2003, with the code INTA0300238D, for which, under French law it is not necessary to be registered in any public record, with registered office at 16 rue Claude Bernard - 75005 Paris. Herein represented by Dr. Denis Lairon, a French citizen, of legal age, resident in Le Castel, Chemin du Plan, 84160 Cucuron, France. With National Identity Card number 060584100513, representation that accredits by means of certification which is attached to this act, issued by Dr. Jacques Delarue, President of the French Nutrition Society dated September 30, 2011. He accredits his identity by means of a copy of his NIC that is also attached to the present act.-

THE AUSTRIAN NUTRITION SOCIETY – ANS (ÖSTERREICHISCHEN GESELLSCHAFT FÜR ERNÄHRUNG – ÖGE), of Austrian nationality, registered in the National Registry of Associations of Vienna Federal Police Directorate with the number 365427936 and headquarted in Vienna, with the postal address: 1030 Vienna, Zaunergasse 1-3, Austria. Herein represented by its President Dr. Ibrahim Elmadfa, an Austrian citizen, of legal age, with passport of the Republic of Austria number P 3672429, representation credited by "Certificate of registration of Associations, dated 18/05/2007" which is attached to this record along with its translation into Spanish. He proves his identity through a copy of his passport which is also attached to the present act.-

On the other hand, also present: Dr. Ascensión Marcos Sánchez, of legal age, resident in Madrid, with address at José Antonio Novais, 10, Postal code 28040, with the National Identity number 00.265.107-D; and Mr. Luis Fernando Bonal Ruiz, Lawyer, with the professional address in Granada, Plaza del Campillo number 5, office 5, Postal code 18009, with the National Identity number 24.129.173 – B. Present: firstly, the only effects of accepting the position that is designated; secondly, as proof of acceptance of the professional position that shall be carried out. -

The present societies here represented acknowledge sufficient reciprocal judicial capacity to bestow on the present foundational act, and for such purpose state:

1) That they have the will to found a Federation of Associations under the title of “FEDERATION OF EUROPEAN NUTRITION SOCIETIES, FENS”.-

2) That the “FEDERATION OF EUROPEAN NUTRITION SOCIETIES, FENS”, has been acting since 1980. However, it is not recorded by the present societies that this Federation had been formally founded at any previous time. To this end the present Societies of Nutrition have the will of establishing it; and for such purpose they bestow on the present foundational act.

3) That they pass the enclosed Statutes, signed by the three founding societies, written in ENGLISH. A copy translated into SPANISH, also signed by the three founding societies, is included. In case of discrepancy between the English version and its Spanish translation, the former shall take precedence.

4) The present Societies agree that the members of the governing bodies of the “FEDERATION OF EUROPEAN NUTRITION SOCIETIES, FENS”: President; Secretary; and Treasurer; be those who hold these positions currently, specifically the following persons:

PRESIDENT: ASCENSIÓN MARCOS SÁNCHEZ, whose personal data appears in the heading of the present act, who accepts the position and declares to be in the full use of her civil rights and not being subject in any way to disqualification under current legislation. –

SECRETARY: IBRAHIM ELMADFA, whose personal data appears in the heading of the present act, who accepts the position and declares to be in the full use of his civil rights and not being subject in any way to disqualification under current legislation. –

TREASURER: DENIS LAIRON, whose personal data appears in the heading of the present act, who accepts the position and declares to be in the full use of his civil rights and not being subject in any way to disqualification under current legislation. –

5) The present founding Societies agree to the acceptance to the Federation, as members with full rights of the entire affiliate entities of the FEDERATION OF EUROPEAN NUTRITION SOCIETIES, FENS at present, those which are abreast of the payment of their fees, without any further procedures other than their previous application. 

The entities that are recognized as having this right are the Societies or Institutions represented in the following countries: 

1) AUSTRIA
2) BELGIUM
3) BULGARIA
4) CROATIA
5) CZECH REPUBLIC
6) DENMARK
7) ESTONIA
8) FINLAND
9) FRANCE
10) GEORGIA
11) GERMANY
12) GREECE
13) HUNGARY
14) ICELAND
15) IRELAND
16) ITALY
17) NORWAY
18) POLAND
19) PORTUGAL
20) ROMANIA
21) SERBIA
22) SPAIN
23) SWEDEN
24) SWITZERLAND
25) THE NETHERLANDS
26) THE UNITED KINGDOM

6.) The present founding Societies agree to bestow as many faculties that are deemed necessary to represent the established Federation, FEDERATION OF EUROPEAN NUTRITION SOCIETIES, FENS, in the procedure of the registration in the pertinent Registries, to the Lawyer Mr. Luis Fernando Bonal Ruiz, member number 2.115 of the Illustrious College of Lawyers, Granada, with the professional address at Plaza del Campillo nº 5, Oficina 5, Postal Code 18009 in Granada, telephone 0034 958 224 844 and fax 0034 958 223 767, holding National Identity number 24.129.173-B.

Without any further business, the session is closed.-

Read and approved the present foundational act, two copies are issued with the sole reason of being maintained in power of the designated lawyer to proceed to apply for the appropriate fiscal registrations in the relevant registries. Three copies shall also be issued, with the original signature of the already mentioned lawyer, so that every Society possesses a copy.-

Signature are on behalf of the part of the concerning parties for the two copies.

Madrid, at 16,00 hours of the 28th of October, 2011

Signed by: Rosaura Farré Rovira

Signed by: Ascensión Marcos Sánchez

Signed by: Denis Lairon

Signed by: Ibrahim Elmadfa

Signed by: Luis Fernando Bonal Ruiz