Art. 1 NAME

The Cultural Association "Gaetano Osculati" is established in compliance with the civil code and L.383 / 2000.


The Association has its base in Biassono (MonzaBrianza), it is non-profit and its duration is unlimited. Any profit cannot be shared even indirectly. The transfer of the base does not involve a change in the articles of association.


The purpose and goals of the Association are: to promote the cultural and social growth of the members, of Biassono's citizens and, in a broader sense, the development of Brianza and Italy in its national and international relations, through the promotion of initiatives of educational, training, social, recreational and sporting nature - cultural in the broadest sense - that favor the growth of a conscience and a mature civic awareness of citizens and of the individual personality, with particular regard to those belonging to the youth segment, also through the aggregate and shared participation of the members for the implementation of the planned activities. The activities of the association and its aims are inspired by the principles of equal opportunities between men and women and respectful of the inviolable rights of the person.

For the development of information, the Cultural Association "Gaetano Osculati" makes use of a special web page at the address "", for the drafting of which the members identify and appoint an editorial manager to whom to delegate the responsibility for the management and editorial line. The association may also make use of other editorial tools, such as flyers, brochures, minizines or blogs.

The implementation of the activities of the Cultural Association "Gaetano Osculati" will take place through publications, conferences and seminars, thematic competitions, cineforums and theatrical reviews, guided tours of a tourist-cultural nature, as well as any other form of associative dissemination of its inspiration principles, in order to promote the political, cultural and participatory growth of civil society.

The Cultural Association "Gaetano Osculati" defends the reasons for good governance, the secular nature of the State, effectiveness, efficiency, impartiality, equality and the formal and substantial correctness of public action and is open to all those who aspire to a pluralist society and State, respect for the rules, subsidiarity, the independence of the various powers and their balance. It promotes the cultural and civil growth of the members also through the exchange of experiences and resources. It gives impetus to relationships and agreements with natural and legal persons, bodies, organizations, movements, associations, foundations that pursue similar purposes, also through mutual federation. 

For the realization of its purposes, the Association also proposes to:

  • draw up, publish and disseminate information material, including via the computer network;
  • organize meetings and public debates on issues of civic, political and administrative interest, conferences, events, study seminars and produce notes, brochures, publications, CD-ROMs, phonographic and visual supports to promote positive orientations towards the values promoted by the Association;
  • develop projects in collaboration with public and private entities operating in sectors and with similar purposes;
  • carry out any other activity that may contribute to the pursuit of the association's purposes;
  • carry out any operations of an economic-commercial nature exclusively for the pursuit of the association's purposes.

All activities that do not comply with the corporate purposes are expressly prohibited.


All men and women who accept the articles of the Statute and the internal regulations, who share the aims of the association and undertake to dedicate part of their time to achieve them, are admitted to join the Association. Competent to deliberate on the applications for admission of aspiring members is the Steering Committee. The admission to the Association is deliberated by the Steering Committee upon written request of the applicant in which he must specify his complete personal details. According to the provisions of Italian Law 23/2006, all personal data collected will be subject to confidentiality and used only for the purposes of the Association with the prior written consent of the member. The refusal must be justified. Upon admission, the member undertakes to pay the annual self-financing fee to the extent established by the Steering Committee and approved in the budget by the ordinary Assembly, in compliance with the Statute and the regulations issued. the figure of the temporary partner is admitted. The membership fee is non-transferable. There are two categories of members:

founding members: those who took part in the establishment of the association. They have the right to vote, are eligible for corporate offices, their status as members is of perpetuity, is not subject to annual membership, but only to the payment of the membership fee.

effective members: those who have requested and obtained the qualification of member from the Steering Committee. They have the right to vote and are eligible for corporate offices. Their status as effective members is subject to registration and payment of the membership fee. The number of effective members is unlimited.

Members are required to pay the membership fee within 10 days of registration in the shareholders' register. The amount of the annual fee is established by the assembly when approving the financial statements. The activities carried out by the members in favor of the association and for the achievement of the social goals are carried out mainly on a voluntary basis and totally free. The association may, in case of particular need, hire employees or make use of self-employment services, even by resorting to its members.


The members adhering to the association have the right to elect the corporate bodies and to be elected in them. All members have the information and control rights established by the laws and by this Statute: the voluntary member cannot be remunerated in any way, but will only be entitled to reimbursement of the expenses actually incurred for the activity provided. The association mainly makes use of activities provided voluntarily and free of charge by its members. All members have the right to access the association's documents, resolutions, budgets, reports and registers. All adult members have the right to vote.


The members will carry out their activities in the association in a personal, voluntary and free non-profit way, according to the declared personal needs and availability. The behavior of the member towards other members and outside the association must be animated by a spirit of solidarity and implemented with correctness, good faith, honesty, probity and moral rigor, in compliance with this Statute and the programmatic guidelines issued.


The member can withdraw from the association by written communication to be sent to the coordinator of the Steering Committee. The withdrawal takes effect from the closing date of the fiscal year in which it was exercised. The member can be excluded from the association in case of non-fulfillment of the duties provided for by art. 6 or for other serious reasons that have caused moral and / or material damage to the association itself. The exclusion of the member is decided by the Steering Committee. It must be communicated by letter to the same, together with the reasons that gave rise to the exclusion and ratified by the shareholders' meeting in the first useful meeting. The expired and / or excluded members, or the members who have ceased to belong to the association, do not they can request the return of the contributions paid, nor do they have any right on the association's assets.


Association's social bodies are:

the shareholders' meeting;

the steering committee;


all corporate offices are assumed and absolved completely free of charge.


The assembly is the sovereign body of the association. The shareholders' meeting is made up of the founding and effective members, it is convened at least once a year by the president of the association or by whoever takes his place, by:

  • written notice to members to be sent by simple letter and / or electronic mail (email), at least 10 days before the date set for the meeting;
  • notice posted on the premises of the headquarter at least 20 days before;
  • The Shareholders' Meeting is convened by the President at least once a year and is chaired by the President himself or by his delegate appointed from among the members of the Board. It must also be convened:

a) when the Board deems it necessary;

b) when at least one tenth of the shareholders request it.

The assembly is the sovereign body of the association. The notices of convocation must contain the agenda of the works and the location where the meeting is held. The assembly can be ordinary and extraordinary. The assembly convened to modify the Statute or to resolve the transfer of the registered office or the dissolution of the association is extraordinary. It is ordinary in all other cases.

The ordinary meeting is valid on first call if the majority of members with voting rights are present; in second call, to be held also on the same day, whatever the number of those present.

The ordinary assembly

a) elects the President

b) elects the Steering Committee;

c) proposes initiatives indicating organizational methods and supports;

d) approves the final balance and annual budget and the report prepared by the Board;

e) annually fixes the amount of the membership fee;

f) ratifies the exclusions of members approved by the Steering Committee;

g) approves the association's annual program.

The resolutions of the ordinary assembly are taken by a majority of those present and represented by proxy; they are expressed with an open vote, except for those on problems concerning people and the quality of people or when the assembly deems it appropriate. Each shareholder has the right to cast only one vote and can present only one proxy to replace a non-director shareholder. The discussions and resolutions of the ordinary and extraordinary shareholders' meeting are summarized in a report drawn up by the secretary or by a member of the specially appointed assembly. The minutes are signed by the President and the drafter is transcribed in a special register, kept by the President at the association's headquarters. Each shareholder has the right to consult the minutes of the meetings and ask for a copy at his own expense.

The extraordinary assembly

a) approves any amendments to the Statute with the presence of 2/3 of the shareholders and with a deliberate decision by a majority of those present;

b) dissolves the association and donates its assets with the favorable vote of 3/4 of the members. All registered members have the right to participate in the meetings, to vote and to be elected, provided they are up to date with the payment of the fee.


The association is administered by a Steering Committee elected by the assembly and made up of three to ten members. The convocation of the Steering Committee is decided by the President or requested and automatically convened by three members of the Steering Committee itself. Resolutions must have the vote of the absolute majority of those present, in case of equal votes the President's vote prevails.

The Steering Committee:

1. performs all acts of ordinary and extraordinary administration

2. draws up and presents to the assembly the annual report on the association's activities

3. draws up and presents to the assembly the final balance and the budget and the economic report.

4. admits new members

5. excludes shareholders unless subsequently ratified by the assembly pursuant to article 7 of this statute.

The meetings of the Steering Committee are legally constituted when the majority of its members is present. At least the following figures are foreseen within the steering committee: the President (directly elected by the general assembly), the Vice President and the Treasurer (elected within the Steering Committee itself).


The President is the legal representative of the Association, chairs the Steering Committee and the assembly, represents the Association before the authorities and is its official spokesperson, convenes the assembly of members and the Steering Committee both in case of ordinary convocations and extraordinary. It has social funds with provisions countersigned by the treasurer.


The financial means for the functioning of the association come from:

  • from the dues paid by the members to the extent decided annually by the Steering Committee and ratified by the assembly;
  • from contributions, donations, bequests in cash or in kind from persons and / or entities whose purposes are not in contrast with the social purposes
  • from promotional initiatives, including through the association's website.
  • the Steering Committee may refuse any donation that is intended to affect the association in any way. The funds of the association may not be invested in forms that provide for the payment of interest. Any means that does not conflict with the internal regulations and with the laws of the Italian State can be used to support and support the funding of the association and enrich its assets.


The budgets are prepared by the steering committee and approved by the assembly. The final budget is approved by the ordinary general assembly with an open vote or with the majorities provided for by the Statute.The assembly to approve the final budget must be held by April 30th of the year following the end of the fiscal year. The final balance is deposited at the headquarters of the association, and in the various sections, at least 20 days before the assembly and can be consulted by each member. The budget is approved by the ordinary general assembly with open vote or with the majorities provided for by the Statute. The budget is deposited at the headquarters of the association, at least 20 days before the assembly and can be consulted by each member.


This statute can be modified with the presence of two thirds of the members of the association and with the favorable vote of the majority of those present. Any modification or addition cannot be in conflict with the corporate purposes, with the doctrine and the internal regulations and with Italian law.


In order to resolve the dissolution of the association and the devolution of the assets, the favorable vote of at least three quarters of the members convened in an extraordinary assembly is required. The assembly that approves the dissolution of the association appoints one or more liquidators and decides on the destination of the assets remaining from the liquidation itself.


For all that is not expressly provided for, the provisions contained in the civil code and in the laws in force on the subject apply.