Statutes of m i m 

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The members of M I M are committed to the credible and meaningful representation of European history in the period 1340 (+/- 10) years AD by the following statutes:

  1. Name and registered office of the historical re-enactment association.
    1.1. The association is named: M I M | InteressenGemeinschaft Mensch im Mittelalter . It is registered with the competent association register under the number VR 1972 and introduces the addition "e.V."
    1.2 The registered office of the association is Mühlheim am Main in Germany.
    1.3. The fiscal year of the association corresponds to the calendar year.
  2. Purpose of the association
    2.1. The members of M I M commit to work together in collegial cooperation to create a representation of the period 1340 (+/- 10) years, which is defined by us as part of the late medieval period.
    2.2. The members of M I M commit to represent the term "medieval age" and / or "late medieval age" as a concept of highest quality and to respect this in all their actions.
    2.3. For this purpose, the members of M I M have agreed to a minimum standard, which is aimed in particular at the realisable authenticity of the equipment, clothing and the appearance of the historical as well as fictional persons.  
    2.4. Cooperation with associations and other seriously interested people and circles is desirable.
    2.5. The association pursues exclusively and directly non-profit purposes within the meaning of the section "Tax Beneficiary Purposes" of the duty regulations. The purpose of the association is the cultivation and promotion of traditional customs.
    2.6. This specialization and promotion of the habit is made possible, in particular, by the presentation and active mediation of historical knowledge and activities within the re-enactment of a regional household from the 14th century realized. The members of the association participate in regular public events and provide museum and festival visitors using i.e. moderated modules, vividly craft techniques and the life circumstances of the early late medieval period. Furthermore, the association conveys knowledge through visits to schools, kindergartens and other teaching institutions (for example, colleges and universities).
    2.7. The association investigates and tests the handling of medieval guns, bats, punches and guns in theory and practice. To this end, its members collect information on this subject, evaluate it and put it into practice. This includes "blind" and "sharp" shooting with medieval firearms and the use of black powder in a suitable framework. Members who wish to make such representations are required to gain an explosives certificate first.
  3. Principles and selflessness
    3.1. As a historical re-enactment association, M I M has been commissioned to work with the public to bring members of the population closer together and to become a recognized representative of the public, politics, business and culture.
    3.2. M I M pursues its aims without political and ideological goals and is committed to the fundamental values of the Basic Law.
    3.3. M I M does not tolerate extremist activities of a political or religious nature in its membership. The association is selflessly active. It does not primarily pursue self-serving purposes. Means of the association may only be used for the purposes of the law. The members do not receive any allowance from the funds of the association. No person may be affected by expenses which are foreign to the purpose of the association or which are favoured by disproportionately high remuneration. Organizational structure of M I M
  4. Basic Structure
    4.1. M I M consists of the General Assembly and the Executive Board.
    4.2. The application for membership and termination of the membership must be in writing.
  5. Membership
    5.1. An active member of M I M can be any natural person who has reached the age of 18. In addition, a member may also be any legal person.
    5.2. All active members are entitled to vote.
    5.3. The application for the active membership begins with the written confirmation of the application by the board. Prior to this, the potential candidate for the Annual General Meeting should have personally presented themselves
    5.4. Applicants for the active membership (candidate) at M I M can receive the status of the active member following an assessment and a survey of the members' meeting. Recording criteria are the quality of the equipment in the sense of the greatest possible historical accuracy and the integration into the existing community. The acceptance decision must be made after an appropriate probation period.
    5.5. A 2/3 majority is required for admission in the framework of a quorum meeting.
    5.6. The Candidate will automatically terminate if the Candidate has not fulfilled the required requirements within two years. Exceptions require a documented decision of the Management Board.
    5.7. The candidate can be terminated unilaterally during the probationary period, reasons for the termination are: gross breach of the objectives of M I M, interest-damaging behaviour, non-payment of the membership fee due. Such termination shall be in writing and shall be exercisable by the Executive Board in accordance with a decision of the General Meeting.
    5.8. For all documents in sound, picture and written form, the member shall transfer the rights conferred to a copyright holder, which shall be retained even after his departure from the association.
  6. Termination of membership
    Membership ends with:
    6.1. Withdrawal. The withdrawal becomes effective at the end of the quarter in which the withdrawal was declared in writing. In this case, the liability of the member extends only to the contracts and obligations concluded up to the date of expiry.
    6.2. The death of the member.
    6.3. Exclusion.
    Reasons for the exclusion are: gross breach of the objectives of M I M, interest-damaging behaviour, non-payment of the membership fee due. In the event of exclusion, a written notice of termination shall be submitted to the member after a hearing before the Management Board. This notice must be in writing.
    6.4. Membership in M I M shall be automatically terminated if the member is overdue for one year with the payment of his annual membership. The obligation to pay the membership fees will not be affected by the termination of membership in the current calendar year. Exceptions require a documented decision of the Management Board.
  7. Membership fees
    7.1. An annual contribution is paid to cover costs. The amount of the amount shall be determined annually at the Annual General Meeting by a simple majority vote.
    7.2. The financial administrator is responsible for the expenditure once a year at a general meeting of shareholders (in the year of the Annual General Meeting). Auditors are used by the Annual General Meeting to check.
  8. Meetings
    8.1. In individual cases, the meeting management may give the right to levy members and applicants for active membership if there is a legitimate interest.
    8.2. The Annual General Meeting is held once a year after the end of the "active season" in the fourth quarter of each financial year. The invitation shall be made in writing by the Executive Board, and shall be sent to the members at least 14 days before the date of the Annual General Meeting.
    8.3. The Annual General Meeting relieves the individual members of the Board and auditors once a year after public reporting and discussion.
    8.4. The votes of the members are not transferable.
    8.5. The ballot shall be admissible if an application for an office or a motion has been received by the Board one week after the date of the meeting for the Annual General Meeting.
    8.6. A vote may also be given by means of electronic mail (e-mail) at an extraordinary general meeting.
  9. The Board
    9.1. The Annual General Meeting elects the Board from among its members, which consists of four members of the Association. These are: The chairman, the vice chairman, the treasurer, the secretary.
    9.2. The main task of the Board is the administration and coordination of M I M.
    9.3. In the case of an equal vote during a vote in the Board, the chairman's vote shall be decided.
    9.4. All tasks are carried out equally by all members of the Board according to personal suitability and possible time.
    9.5. The Board delegates tasks to individual and professionally competent persons.
    9.6. The Board is empowered by the members and candidates and can give the respective member / candidate for misconduct a warning if the member violates the objectives of M I M. This requires the written form.
    9.7. The Board is elected for a period of two years. It may be despatched by a constructive distrust vote in the event of manifest incapacity, inactivity, or serious breaches of the Articles of Association individually or, as the case may be, in the whole, with a 2/3 majority of the active members.
    9.8. In accordance with the principles, the Board adopts binding implementing provisions for all members. An appeal may be lodged against the latter within 14 days of the notification.
    9.9. If a member of the Management Board leaves before the end of his regular term of office, the Board may appoint a substitute member. In the next AGM, however, a proper election must be made for the remaining term of office of the Management Board. The Board may adopt a business plan. Representation and liability of M I M
  10. Representation power
    10.1. The association is represented in court and out of court by two members of the Board.
    10.2. All other active members of M I M are not entitled to represent M I M externally or to conclude contracts for M I M.
  11. Adhesion of M I M
    11.1. The members of M I M have only to exercise the diligence which they are required to perform in their own affairs (customary diligence) in the performance of their duties.
    11.2. The members are not mutually liable for simple negligence.
  12. Corporate assets of M I M
    12.1. The contributions of the members and the assets and assets acquired by the Board for M I M are jointly owned by M I M. (Corporate assets)
    12.2. The members of M I M cannot dispose of their share in the company's assets and are not entitled to demand division.
    12.3. The net profit for the year remains a profit and investment reserve in the total assets of the association.
    12.4. The Board decides on the reimbursement of expenses to the active members.
  13. Sponsorships  
    13.1 M I M acts not only on markets, museums and castles, but also institutions such as schools, homes, colleges, etc. Can be cared for by us. Particularly, our quality standards apply in this respect, because educational institutions have a high impact on the image of the middle age.
    13.2. Especially sponsorships for castles and historic squares and towns provide a unique opportunity to re-establish these places of great importance with mediaeval life and, in return, to strengthen the backbone of the association through joint advertising, sponsorship and PR.
  14. Dissolution of M I M and asset
    14.1. The dissolution of M I M can be decided by a two-thirds majority at the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders.
    14.2. In the case of the dissolution of the association or in the event of the abolition of tax-privileged purposes, the association's assets fall to the non-profit association "Kultur- und Geschichtsverein 1954 Frankfurt am Main - Seckbach eV", which requires the latter to use the funds directly and exclusively for tax-benefit / charitable purposes.
    14.3. In the event of dissolution of the Association, the liquidator of the Association shall be appointed by the General Meeting in accordance with § 76 BGB (German Civil Code).
  15. Logging
    A memorandum is to be drawn up on the course of the Meetings and Annual General Meetings, which must be signed by the meeting chairman and the secretary.
  16. Jurisdiction German law applies to the association. The court of jurisdiction is Offenbach am Main