ARTICLE 6 THE BOARD OF AUTHORS

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6.1. The Board Authors is a permanent collegial governing body of the League. The Board of Authors is elected by the Conference of the League on the term of 5 (five) years. The Board of Authors consists of authors, performers, producers of phonograms (videograms) (members of the League).

6.2. The Board of Authors operates in the period between Conferences. The members of the Board of Authors must not disseminate confidential information about the members of the League which may become available to them during the activities of the League.

6.3. The competence of the Board of Authors include:

6.3.1. Adoption of basic directions of activity and plans for the development of the League, making decisions on approval, beginning and completion of programs (projects) of the League;

6.3.2. Making decisions on the creation, reorganization and liquidation of local branches of the League, the approval of their Statutes or Regulations;

6.3.3. Adoption of the annual budget planning and adoption of report on its implementation, as well as making decisions on the cover of actual additional costs, or the distribution of additional revenue;

6.3.4. Adoption of the "Regulations on the Board of Authors";

6.3.5. Adoption of the "Regulations on Membership";

6.3.6. Adoption of other Provisions to ensure the activities of the League;

6.3.7. Approval of the amount of target deductions and target contributions to fund the activities and programs of the League in accordance with "Regulations on the Formation of Special Purpose Funds” of the League;

6.3.8. Developing of the draft agenda of the Conference of the League;

6.3.9. Decision  on admission and expulsion of members of the League in accordance with "Regulations on Membership";

6.3.10. Adoption of resolution on joining the other associations both domestic and international, as well as leaving them, by the League;

6.3.11. Review and approval of annual estimate (budget) of the League;

6.3.12. Consideration of the reports of the Executive Board of Directors, the Audit Commission and other structural subdivisions of the League;

6.3.13. Adoption of the logo and other attributes of the League.

6.3.14. Adoption of the Regulations and the staff of the Supervisory Board.

6.3.15. Approval of candidature of the head of the Executive Board of Directors - the Director and the signing of labor contract with him;

6.3.16. The adoption of other decisions that are not within the competence of the Conference.

6.4. The decisions are made by the Board of Authors through direct voting at the meeting.

6.5. Each member of the Board of Authors has one voice.

6.6. The decisions on the issues referred to in the paragraphs 6.3.7, 6.3.8, 6.3.9, 6.3.11 of this Statute shall be adopted by simple majority of votes of the members of the Board of Authors present at the meeting. The decisions on issues referred to in the Paragraphs 6.3.1, 6.3.2, 6.3.3, 6.3.4, 6.3.5, 6.3.6, 6.3.10, 6.3.12, 6.3.13 of this Statute shall be deemed adopted if they were given no less than (2/3) votes of the members present at the meeting of the Board of Authors.

6.7. Meeting of the Board of Authors is considered to be valid if it is attended by the members of the Board of Authors, which are not less than two-thirds (2/3) of the total number of votes.

6.8. The work of the Board of Authors is managed by the President of the Board of Authors and in case of his absence – by the Deputy President of the Board of Authors.

6.9. All decisions adopted by the Board of Authors are formed by the Protocol signed by the Head of The Board of Authors and in case of his absence – by the Deputy Head of the Board of Authors.

6.10. The Board of Authors may delegate to the Director of the League any of its authorities for resolving  any question within its competence that is issued by the Protocol.

6.11. The meetings of the Board of Authors are held at least once a year.

6.12. The meetings of the Board of Authors shall be convened at the initiative of the Head of the Board of Authors, the Chairman of the Audit Commission or at the request of one third (1/3) of the total members of the Board of Authors.

6.13. A member of the Board of Authors may terminate his membership in the Board of Authors by providing a statement addressed to the Head of the Board of Authors.