CONSTITUTION 2015

PERSILAT

CONSTITUTION OF 
THE INTERNATIONAL PENCAK SILAT FEDERATION
 
PREAMBLE

With the blessing of God the Almighty, the time has come for Pencak Silat, an art of self-defense that originated and emerged from the Nusantara archipelago, to be expanded at international level; 

Whereas this expansion is based on the glorious desires to use Pencak Silat as a means to strengthen brotherhood, familial relationship and international harmony;

Whereas this achievement of brotherhood, familial relationship and harmony, materialized through intact personal building devoted to the Almighty God, having noble character, chivalry, honest, fair, modest and responsibility as the supreme basis of all nations are the objectives of the Pencak Silat doctrines; 

Therefore, with full confidence of being able to realize those ideals; an international Pencak Silat organization is formed under the conditions as follows:


Article 1.
NAME, TIME AND OFFICE 

1.1. This organization shall bear the name of PERSEKUTUAN PENCAK SILAT ANTARABANGSA translated as INTERNATIONAL PENCAK SILAT FEDERATION, abbreviated as PERSILAT.

1.2. PERSILAT is established on March 11, 1980 in Jakarta for an indefinite period. 

1.3. PERSILAT headquarters is located in Jakarta at Padepokan Pencak Silat Indonesia, Jl. Taman Mini I, Jakarta Timurwhile the operational office will be in accordance to theaddress of the Federation where the elected President of PERSILAT reside, i.e.:

IKATAN PENCAK SILAT INDONESIA (IPSI)
Address: Padepokan Pencak Silat Indonesia, Jl. Taman Mini I, Jakarta Timur;

PERSEKUTUAN SILAT SINGAPURA (PERSISI) 
Address: No. 7 Bedok North Street 2 #01-01 #02-01, Singapore 469646;

PERSEKUTUANSILAT KEBANGSAAN MALAYSIA (PESAKA) 
Address: No. 13 # 15, Tingkat 4 Plaza Seri Setia, Jl. 889 / 2, 47300 Petaling Jaya, Selangor Darul Ehsan; 

PERSEKUTUAN SILAT KEBANGSAAN BRUNEI DARUSSALAM (PERSIB) 
Address: No. 468 KM 6 Jalan Tutong, Bandar Seri Begawan 2686



Article 2.
PRINCIPLE AND NATURE 

2.1. PERSILAT is based on the principle of brotherhood, unity, mutual respect and non-discrimination against race and religion

2.2. PERSILAT is a non-political and non-profitable organization

2.3 PERSILAT shall strictly observe the World Anti-doping Agency (WADA) Code as prescribed by the IOC and other anti-doping codes relevant in preserving the intrinsic value of the spirit of the sport.


Article 3.
LANGUAGE

3.1. The official language used by PERSILAT shall be Indonesian language or Malay with the translation thereof into English or such other language as required.

3.2. In case of disagreement over interpretation or translation, the English version shall prevail.



Article 4.
FLAG AND EMBLEM 

4. The flag and emblem of PERSILAT shall be determined by a special regulation approved and announced in the Congress of PERSILAT as the resolution of the meeting of the Founding Members.
 
Article 5.
VISION 

PERSILAT vision is to make PENCAK SILAT as an attractive and popular sport throughout the world.


Article 6.
MISSION 

PERSILAT mission is to make Pencak Silat as competing/official sport at SEA Games, Asian Games, Commonwealth Games and Olympics.


Article 7.
OBJECTIVE

The objective of PERSILAT shall be:

7.1. To discover, maintain, preserve, develop and promote Pencak Silat and its values throughout the world as a high valued Nusantara cultural heritage which has the aspects of mental spiritual, self-defense, art and sports united in one. 

7.2. To build, develop, unite and harmonize various activities among Pencak Silat organizations in various countries. 

7.3. To make Pencak Silat as a means to build an intact personality, noble character, chivalrous, honest and fair, modest. And be responsible in order to materialize brotherhood, peace, unity and friendship among nations as well as the dynamic, fair, civilized and the eternity of the world peace.

7.4. To sustain and respect the interest of every member of PERSILAT




Article 8.
MEMBERSHIP 

8.1. PERSILAT members consist of: 

8.1.1. One National Association of Pencak Silat that is accredited/recognized by the government of any country that is recognized by its National Olympic Committee (NOC) which itself is recognized by IOC. 

8.1.2. The organiZation have to be active in promoting and practicing silat and is ready to be directed by PERSILAT or Regional Federation (if available with the direction from PERSILAT) towards obtaining recognition from the government and the Olympic Council.  
8.1.3. In case any certain country has no national level Pencak Silat association, membership shall only be granted to one certain Pencak Silat organization which in the opinion of PERSILAT may be accepted as a member. 

8.2. Level of PERSILAT membership consist of:

8.2.1. THE FOUNDING MEMBER. 
National Pencak Silat federation of countries founding The PERSILAT, namely Ikatan Pencak Silat Indonesia (IPSI), Persekutuan Silat Singapura (PERSISI), Persekutuan Silat Kebangsaan Malaysia (PESAKA) and Persekutuan Silat Kebangsaan Brunei Darussalam (PERSIB). All Founding Members shall have voting rights and rights to hold office in PERSILAT Central Board.

8.2.2. THE AFFILIATED MEMBER.
 A national association/organization of Pencak Silat in certain country, other than those mentioned in article 8.2.1, that qualifies article 8.1. Shall have voting rights and rights to hold office in PERSILAT Central Board subject to approval by minimum of 3 Founding Members.

8.2.3. THE ASSOCIATED MEMBER.
A national association/organization of Pencak Silat of a certain country that has not complied with membership qualification as set forth In Article 8.1, but in the opinion of PERSILAT may represent the pertinent country. Shall not have voting rights but are eligible to hold Sub-Office in the PERSILAT Central Board subject to approval by minimum of 3 Founding Members.

8.2.4. THE JUNIOR MEMBER. 
A sole Pencak Silat organization/Club in a certain country, other than those in the above level, that was recognized by PERSILAT to have been officially practise pencak silat.To be recruited as Junior member for a term of 4 years and to be upgraded to membership level article 8.2.3 thereafter. Failing so will disqualifies the membership. Shall have no voting rights and rights to hold office.

8.3. Application of Membership.
Membership application applies to membership level as stated in articles 8 paragraph 8.2.2, 8.2.3 and 8.2.4. To apply for membership the applicant must submit to the PERSILAT Secretary General: 

(i). A completed membership application form, 

(ii).The application will be presented to the Central Board in the Central Board Meeting for verification and approval. 

(iii). Acceptance of membership will only be announce at PERSILAT Annual Congress or Extra Ordinary Congress. 

8.4. Termination of membership.
Membership will remain active until the particular members renounce its membership.
Individual representative from such membership will automatically cease with the termination of the member.




Article 9.
BOARD OF PERSILAT 

Level of the Board consists of:

9.1. Central Board (PERSILAT): 
9.1.1. Central Board are elected and determined by the Founding Members of PERSILAT In a Founding Members Meeting 
9.1.2. The office tenure of the Central Board (PERSILAT) Is 4 years. 

9.2. Regional Board: 
9.2.1. PERSILAT divided the development zone of Pencak Silat Into five regions namely:
9.2.1.1. Asia Region
9.2.1.2. Europe Region
9.2.1.3. America Region 
9.2.1.4. Pacific Region 
9.2.1.5. Africa Region 
9.2.2. Regional Board are elected and determined by members of the respective region In a Regional Plenary Meeting to be conducted 6 (six) months prior to PERSILAT Congress. 
9.2.3. The office tenure of Regional Board is 4 (four) years.



Article 10.
STRUCTURE OF CENTRAL BOARD (PERSILAT) 

The structure of the Central Board consists of:

Patron (One patron from each founding members) 
10.1. 1 (one) President 
10.2. 3 (Three) Deputies President (President from Founding Members) 
10.3. 1 (one) Executive Chairman
10.4. 1 (one) Secretary General 
10.5. 3 (three) Assistant Secretary General 
10.6. 1 (one) Treasurer. 
10.7. 1 (one) Assistant Treasurer 
10.8. Discipline Commission 
10.9. 6 (six) Departments, namely:  
           a) Departmentof Organization Affairs 
           b) Department of Technical
           c) Department of Artistic (Traditional) Pencak Silat
           d)
Department of Public Relations
           e) Department of Promotion and Marketing
           f) Department of Fundraising 

10.10. 2 (Two) Institutions namely:
            a) Institution of Referee and Jury 
           b) Institution of Research and Developmen


Article 11.
STRUCTURE OF REGIONAL BOARD 

The structure of the Regional Board consists of:

11.1. 1 (one) President 
11.2. 2 (two) Deputies President 
11.3. 1 (one) Secretary
11.4. 1 (one) Assistant Secretary 
11.5. 1 (one) Treasurer 
11.6. 1 (one) Assistant Treasurer 
11.7. 7 (seven) Commissions, namely: 
          a) Commission of Organization Affairs 
          b) Commission of Technical 
          c) Commission of Artistic Pencak Silat
          d) Commission of Public Relations 
          e) Commission of Promotion and Marketing 
          f) Commission of Fundraising 
          g) Commission of Referee and Jury



Article 12.
FUNCTION AND TASK OF CENTRAL BOARD (PERSILAT) 

Function and task of the Central Board (PERSILAT): 

12.1. President 

i. The President is the executive leader and responsible for the implementation of resolutions, polices and work programs made by the Congress of PERSILAT. 

ii. The President shall be nominated by the Founding Members in the meeting of Founding Members at the Congress of PERSILAT; the nomination shall then be discussed and resolved by the Founding Members Meeting and announced in the Plenary Meeting of PERSILAT Congress. The office tenure of the President is 4 (four) years. 

iii. In carrying out his duties, the President shall be assisted by members of the Executive Board. 

iv. If necessary, the President may assign one or more persons from any Founding Member country to perform special function and task which are not yet covered by other Executive Board members; or, to perform function and task which is intended to support duties of the Executive Board.

v. In case the President is permanently unable to carry out his duties, the Deputy President of the same country, or any other member of Executive Board appointed by the President shall manage the duties of the President until the end of his term. 

vi. The President is accountable to the Meeting of the Founding Members at the Congress of PERSILAT.

12.2. Deputy President

i. The Deputies President consisting of 4 (four) persons respectively representing each Founding Member, shall be nominated by the Founding Members in aMeeting of Founding Members. The nomination shall be discussed by the Founding Members Meeting and the result shall be announced in the Plenary Meeting of PERSILAT Congress. The office tenure of the Deputies President Is 4 (four) years.

ii. The Deputies President shall assist the President In carrying out the duties of the Central Board. The President shall determine the distribution of duties among the Deputies.

iii. The Deputy Presidents are accountable to President. 

12.3. Executive Chairman 

Assist the President In carrying out his duties and is appointed by and accountable to the President. 

12.4. Secretary General

i. The Secretary General is the principle organizer of administration and coordinator of technical activities of the Central Board (PERSILAT)

ii.In carrying out his, duties, the Secretary General shall be assisted by one Assistant Secretary General who is responsible for the technical management of PERSILAT administration.

iii.The Secretary General shall be nominated by the President elected in a Founding Members meeting, and announced in the Plenary Meeting of PERSILAT Congress. The Secretary General shall serve 4 (four) years of office tenure. The Secretary General should come from similar country of the elected President.

iv. The Secretary General is accountable to the President whereas the Assistant Secretary General shall be responsible to the Secretary General. 

v. In case the Secretary General is permanently unable to carry out his duties, the Assistant Secretary General shall assume the duties of Secretary General until the end of his term.

12.5. Treasurer

i. The financial affairs of PERSILAT shall be managed by one Treasurer designated by the President for 4 (four) years of office tenure.

ii. The Treasurer shall manage; explore sources of funds for implementation of PERSILAT programs.

iii. In carrying out his duties, the Treasurer shall be assisted by one Assistant Treasurer.

iv.The Treasurer is accountable to the President whereas the Assistant Treasurer shall be responsible to the Treasurer. 

12.6. Discipline Commission

i.The Discipline Commission shall be led by the Secretary General of PERSILAT with the Secretaries General of the Founding Members as members, and shall serve 4 (four) years of office tenure and is accountable to the President of PERSILAT. 

ii.The Discipline Commission's task is to enforce the discipline of the organization and shall recommend penalty to be determined by the President to any in disciplinary act performed by any PERSILAT member in accordance to the Discipline Regulation of PERSILAT.


12.7. Departments

12.7.1. Each Department shall be led by one Chairman who in carrying out his duties, shall be assisted by 4 (four) Members.

12.7.2. The Chairman and Members shall be designated by the President with composition of management representing the four elements of the Founding Members and if approved, are presentative from other associate member/region. The Chairman and Members shall serve 4 (four) years of office tenure. 

12.7.3. The Department shall consist of:

a) Department of Organization
The Department of Organization shall be responsible for the building and development of organization, dissemination of information and inter-organizational cooperative relations. 

b) Department of Technical
The Department of Technical shall be responsible for planning, preparation, implementation and supervision of various championships, exhibition, demonstration and other similar activities at international level including the effort to develop the quality of the trainers.

c) Department of Artistic (Traditional) Pencak Silat
Department of Artistic (Traditional) Pencak Silat shall be responsible for planning, preparation, implementation and supervision of various artistic Pencak Silat activities such as festival, performances, exhibition and other similar activities at international level including the effort to develop the quality of the organizers through various courses and seminars.

d) Department of Public Relations
Department of Public Relations shall be responsible for publication, documentation, and cooperation with media.


e) Department of Promotion and Marketing
Department of Promotion and Marketing shall be responsible for promotion and marketing activities.

f) Department of Fund-raising
Department of Fund-raising shall be responsible for fundraising programs to support PERSILAT activities.

12.7.4. The Chairman of the Department is accountable to the President whereas the Members shall be responsible to the chairman of the Department.

12.7.5. In case the Chairman of Department is permanently unable to carry out his duties, the President may designate one of the Department Members as his substitute. 

12.8. Institution

12.8.1. Institution of Referee-Jury

a) The Institution of Referee-Jury consists of one Chairman, one Secretary, and three Members representing all elements of Founding Members.

b) The Members of Institution of Referee-Jury shall be nominated by the Founding Members for 4 (four) years of office tenure and are accountable to the President.

c) The Institution of Referee-Jury shall be responsible for the Implementation of rules and regulations of referee and jury as determined by the Congress of PERSILAT or PERSILAT Technical Meeting; organizing training and courses of referee, jury; Increasing the quantity; improving the quality, as well as organizing and managing the referee-jury in every competition or any similar activities at international and regional level. 

d) As the results of the training and selection process participated by the National Referee and Jury of PERSILAT members, the promotion to be the International Referee-Jury shall be determined by the President upon recommendation by the Institution of Referee-Jury. 

e) In carrying out their duties, the Referee-Jury Institution shall engage In cooperation with the Secretary General, Department of Technical as well as with all Institutions of Referee-Jury of all PERSILAT members.

12.8.2. Institution of Research and Development

a) The Institution of Research and Development shall consist of one Chairman, one Secretary and three Members representing all elements of the Founding Members.

b) The Members of The Institution of Research and Development shall be nominated by the Founding Members for 4 (four) years of office tenure and are accountable to the President. 

c) The Institution of Research and Development shall have the duties to carry out research and development of all aspects of Pencak Silat including history, mental/spiritual values, effort to preserve Pencak Silat and role of Pencak Silat in international development. 

d) In carrying out its duties, the Institution of Research and Development shall engage in cooperation with the Secretary General, allagencies in PERSILAT, members of PERSILAT and other parties as required.



Article 13.
STATUS, FUNCTION AND TASK OF THE REGIONAL BOARD 

13.1. Status 

The Regional Board shall act as representative of the PERSILAT Central Board to carry out duties assigned by the Central Board in accordance to the authority mentioned in all PERSlLAT rules and regulations.

13.2. Function

The function of the Regional Board is as organizer, coordinator, initiator, and facilitator to Pencak Silat activities in the respective region. 

13.3. Election

13.3.1. i.The Regional Board shall be elected in a Regional plenary Meeting for 4 (four) years of office tenure and be re-elected.

ii.The Regional Board is to inform the CB of the Regional Plenary Meeting 30 days before the meeting.

13.3.2. i. Election shall be made from the candidates nominated by and from among the regional members and witnessed by a representative of PERSILAT Central Board which is to be the Secretary General or in the absent of the Secretary General, any CB Member appointed by the President.

ii.The attendee to the meeting is to act as an observer or/and as resource person.

13.3.3. i. The Regional Board is to update the CB the outcome of the meeting by submitting copy of the minutes of meeting and any resolution made at the meeting within 30 days from the date of meeting.

ii.The President of PERSILAT will endorse the new line up office tenure within the next 30 days.

iii.CB will announce the new line up to the other members of PERSILAT.

13.3.4. The Regional Board is accountable to the Regional Plenary Meeting and to the PERSlLAT Congress.

13.3.5. Extra Ordinary Meeting.

i. Regional Board may conduct an extra Ordinary Meeting with a request made by simple majority of members of the Regional Board stating the reason for the request.

ii. Regional Board is to report such request to the CB and approval from CB is required before the EOM can be conducted.

iii. The reporting process as in articles 13.3.3 is then applied.

13.4. Task 

The task of the Regional Board basically consists of:

i. To implement the work programs of the PERSILAT Central Board and the programs of the Regional Board.

ii. To carry out the Pencak Silat promotion activities as well as sustaining and developing programs in the region

iii. To encourage and initiate the forming of national federation of Pencak Silat inthe regional countries where it's not yet existed. 

iv. To support its regional member to obtain recognition from the respective authorized sport institution.

v. To initiate the effort to obtain recognition of Federation Regional Board from the official sports institution of regional level; such as recognition from the Olympic Council of Asia for Asian region and the European Olympic Committee for European region, etc.

vi. The Regional Board may issue rules for internal needs as far as it's in line with all the rules and regulations of PERSILAT. For any other matter of particular/essential nature, directives and advice from the PERSILAT Central Board shall be sought. 

vii. To send their report regularly to PERSILAT Central Board in 12 month time on the Implementation and results of the regional programs.


13.5. The duties of the Regional Executive Board:

13.5.1. Presidenti. 

i. The President is the executive leader In the Implementation of resolution, policies and work programs made by the Regional Plenary Meeting.

ii. In carrying out the duties, the President shall be assisted by members of the Regional Board.

iii. In case the President is permanently unable to carry out his duty, the Deputy President shall assume the duties of the President until the end of his term.

iv. The President is accountable to the Plenary Members Meeting at Regional Plenary Meeting and report to the Congress of PER5ILAT.

13.5.2. Deputy President

The Deputies President consisting of 2 (two) persons shall be nominated and elected by the members in the Regional Plenary Meeting. The results shall be announced in the Regional Plenary Meeting.

i. The Deputies President shall assist the President in carrying out the duties of the Regional Board.

ii. The President shall determine the distribution of duties among the Deputies. 

iii. The Deputies President are accountable to the President 

13.5.3. Secretary

i. The Secretary is the organizer of administration of the Regional, Board.

ii. In carrying out his duties, the Secretary shall be assisted by one Assistant Secretary for the technical management of PERSILAT administration.

iii. The Secretary shall be nominated and elected by the members in the Regional Plenary Meeting, and announced in the Regional Plenary Meeting. The Secretary should come from similar country of the elected President.

iv. The Secretary is accountable to the President whereas the Assistant, Secretary shall be responsible to the Secretary. 

v. In case the Secretary is permanently unable to carry out his duties, the Assistant Secretary shall assume his duties until the end of his terms.

13.5.4. Treasurer

i. The financial affairs of Federation Regional Board shall be managed by one Treasurer.

ii. The Treasurer shall be nominated and elected by the members in the Regional Plenary Meeting, and announced in the Regional Plenary Meeting.

iii. The Treasurer shall manage; explore sources of funds for implementation of the Regional Board programs.

iv. In carrying out his duties, the Treasurer shall be assisted by one Assistant Treasurer. 

v. The Treasurer is accountable to the President whereas the Assistant Treasurer shall be responsible to the Treasurer.

vi. In case the Treasurer is permanently unable to carry out his duties, the Assistant Treasurer shall assume his duties until the end of his terms.

13.6. Commissions.

The Commission shall be led by one Chairman and two members and shall be nominated and elected by the members in the Regional Plenary Meeting and later announced in the Regional Plenary Meeting. The Commission shall serve 4 (four) years of office tenure.

13.6.1. The Commissions shall consist of:

a) The Commission of Organization shall be responsible for building and developing organization, dissemination of information and inter-organizational cooperative relations.

b) The Commission of Technical shall be responsible of planning, preparation, implementation and supervision of various competitions, exhibition, demonstration and other similar activities at regional level including the effort to develop the quality of the trainers.

c) The Commission of Artistic (Traditional) Pencak Silat shall be responsible for planning, preparation, implementation and supervision of various artistic Pencak Silat activities such as festival, performances, exhibition, demonstration and other similar activities at regional level including the effort to improve the quality of the organizers through various courses and seminars.

d) The Commission of Public Relations shall be responsible for managing publication and documentation.

e) The Commission of Promotion and Marketing shall be responsible for promotional and marketing activities. 

f) The Commission of Fundraising shall be responsible for fundraising programs In order to support activities of Federation Regional Board. 

g) The Commission of Referee-Jury

i. The Commission of Referee-Jury shall be responsible for the implementation of rules and regulations of Referee and Jury task and duties as determined by the Congress of PERSILAT or PERSILAT Technical Meeting.

ii. The Commission of Referee-Jury shall organize training and courses of Referee-Jury, increasing quantity and quality as well as organizing and managing duties of referee and jury in every competition or other similar activities among the regional members as authorized by the rules and regulations of PERSILAT

iii. In carrying. 0ut its duties, the Commission of Referee-Jury shall engage in cooperation with PERSILAT Central Board, the Secretary and the Commission of Technical of the Regional Board as well as with the Commission of Referee-Jury of all PERSILAT members in the respective region.

13.6.2. The Chairman of the Commission is accountable to the President whereas the Secretary and members to the Chairman of The Commission.

13.6.3. In case the Chairman of Commission is permanently unable to carry out his duties, the President may designate one of the members as his substitute.



Article 14. 
PATRON 

14.1. Patron shall consist ofone members nominated by each Founding Member in a meeting of Founding Members and announced in the Plenary Meeting of PERSILAT Congress. 

14.2. Nominees for Patron members shall be individuals who have rendered many services to or have been involved in the development and advancement of international Pencak Silat activities.

14.3. Patron members shall be indefinite and nomination shall be based on consideration and data as stipulated in point 2.

14.4. Patron shall function as protector in the nurturing and development of Pencak Silat at international level.

14.5. Patron shall only exist at Central Board (PERSILAT). 

14.6. Patron shall be elected for 4 (four) year term and may be re-elected by the Founding Members for the next term




Article 15.
THE COUNCILS 

15.1. The Council of Sesepuh

a. The Council of Sesepuh of Central Board shall consist of members nominated by the Founding Members to be determined by the Founding Members Meeting and announced in the Plenary Meeting Congress of PERSILAT. Respectively, members of Council of Sesepuh of Regional Level shall be nominated by Regional Members and later, determined and announced at the Regional PlenaryMeeting.

b. Those that may be nominated to be members of The Council of Sesepuh shall be individuals who are charismatic and distinguished in Pencak Silat community; possess noble personality, wisdom, broad experiences in the development of Pencak Silat in their respective country; and an idol figure among Pencak Silat members.

c.The members of The Council of Sesepuh shall be indefinite and their nomination shall be based on considerations and data In accordance with point 15.1.b.

d.The Council of Sesepuh shall function as advisor to the executive board in solving various philosophical and technical aspect of Pencak Silat.

e.The Council of Sesepuh shall be elected for 4 (four) years of office tenure at the Central Board level, and 2 (two) years at the Regional Board level and may be re-nominated/re-elected for the next term.

15.2. The Council of Penyantun

a. Members of The Council of Penyantun or the Council of Advisors & Facilitators of Central Board shall consist of members nominated by the Founding Members to be determined by the Founding Members Meeting and announced in the Plenary Meeting Congress of PERSILAT. Respectively, members of Council of Penyantun of Regional Board shall be nominated by Regional Members and later, determined and announced at the Regional Plenary Meeting.

b. Those that may be nominated to be members of The Council of Penyantun shall be individuals that possess commitment to support the development Pencak Silat

c. The members of the Council of Penyantun shall be indefinite and their nomination shall be based on consideration and in accordance with the requirements for member of The Council of Penyantun. 

d. The Council of Penyantun shall function as advisor, supporting elements or facilitators to the executive board in running and implementing the Pencak Silat programs. 

e. The Council of penyantun shall be elected for 4 (four) year term at the Central Board level and at the Regional Board level and may be re-nominated or re-elected for the next term.



Article 16.
MEETINGS 

16.1. Congress

16.1.1. a) To be undertaken once in 4 (four) years at a location determined by the previous PERSILAT Congress. 

b) The congress may be extended beyond the four years prescribe period if necessary and to be decided at the CB plenary meeting prior to the congress. 

c) The congress should not be adjourned beyond the period of six months after the 4 years tenant period. 

d) To be attended by the PERSILATExecutive Board, Patron, Council of Sesepuh, Council of penyantun, representatives of the Founding Members, Regional Board, Affiliated Members, Associated Members and Junior Members. 

e) Congress of PERSILAT shall be valid if attended by at least 3 (three) Founding Members.

f) Materials and agenda of PERSILAT Congress Is to be prepared by the executive Board and submitted to all members of PERSILAT at least one month prior to Congress.

g) The Organizing Committee of Congress shall be presided over by the Secretary General and designated by the President.

h) Each Founding Member shall take turn in presiding over the Congress of PERSILAT in accordance with agreement among Founding Members

i) The Founding Members, Affiliated Members, Associated Member and Junior Members shall be present at the Congress of PERSILAT in a delegate of no more than 3 (three) persons; and as for the Regional Board, by a delegate of no more than 2 (two) persons.

j) The vote shall only be reserved for Founding Members. Each Founding Member is eligible for one vote. 

k) The representative of Regional Board, Affiliated Members, Associated Members and Junior Member are entitled to submit their work programs for the next service term as well as opinions and suggestions for the development of PERSILAT. Resolutions shall be made in the Plenary Meeting of the Congress of PERSILAT.

l) In adopting resolution if an agreement is not achieved, the final decision shall be handed over to the plenary meeting of the Founding Members. 

m) Basically, the agenda of the Congress of PERSILAT shall consist of: 

   1) Presentation of the Orders and Agenda of Congress  

   2) Report on the implementation of PERSILAT programs by the President of PERSILAT Central Board.  

   3) Report on implementation of PERSILAT Regional program 

   4) Proposal submission by members. 

   5) Composition of PERSILAT Programs for the succeeding term

   6) Announcement of the composition of The Central Board, The Patron, The Council of Sesepuh, The Council of Penyantun, for the succeeding office tenure.

  7) Appointment of place for the next Congress of PERSILAT. 

  8) Reports and resolutions of the Congress of PERSILAT shall be sent to all members and any necessary parties in not later than 6 (six) months after Congress of PERSILAT.

16.1.2. Extra Ordinary Congress 

   1) Any other General Meeting shall be called an Extraordinary Congress.  

   2) The business transacted at the Extraordinary Congress shall be deemed to be special. 

   3) An Extraordinary Congress may be convened by the CB or members on received of a written requisition stating the reasons of the request. 

   4) An Extraordinary Congress must be called by the President.

   5) The notice in writing shall be given to members 60 days before the EOC date setting forth the business that is to be transacted.

16.2. Meeting of the Founding Members 

a) Shall be held at least once in 4 (four) years at the time and venue of a Congress PER5ILAT or at any other time and place as may be agreed. 

b) Shall be attended by delegation of the Founding Member of not more than 3 (three) persons; and the Central Board of PERSILAT. 

c) Is valid if attended by at least 3 (three) Founding Members. 

d) Shall be presided by any person mutually agreed or in turns. 

e) Shall discuss and resolve:  

   i. Implementation of General Programs originated from the previous Congress' resolutions by the executive board. 

   ii. Any matters that cannot be solved by the executive board and should be resolved prior to the next Congress of PERSILAT.

   iii. Composition of materials and agendas of the next Congress of PERSILAT.

   iv. Withdrawal and substitution of members of the executive board of the relevant Founding Members before the end of their terms.

   v. Resolution of designation of new member 

f ) Meeting of the Founding Members during the Congress of PERSILAT shall discuss:  

   i. Review of the Constitution of PERSILAT, in case any Founding Member proposesto do so.

  ii. Designation and approval on new members. 

 iii. Section of the President of PERSILAT. 

 iv. Confirmation on the nomination for the other officials of the Central Board, The Patron, The Council of Sesepuh, The Council of penyantun for the succeeding office tenure.

 v.To determine any matters which cannot be resolved by the Congress?

 vi. All resolutions made by the meeting of the Founding Members shall be absolute and announced in the Congress of PERSILAT in session.

16.3.  Central Board Meeting 

The Central Board Meeting shall consist of:

a) Plenary Meeting of the Central Board of PERSILAT 

   i.Shall be held at least once a year. 

   ii.Shall be attended by all members of the Central Board and if necessary, by representatives of the Regional Board 

   iii.The meeting shall be presided over by the President of PERSILAT or any person designated by him with materials of meeting made available by the Secretary General.

b) Technical Meeting of the Central Board of PERSILAT 

 i.Technical Meeting of the Cert-al Executive Board of PERSILAT shall be held at any time deemed necessary to discuss and resolve various problems in accordance with the level thereof mutually or in groups according to the respective scope of duty.

 ii.Technical Meeting shall be presided over either by the President, or Executive Chairman, or Secretary General or Chairman of Department or Institution in accordance with the interest.

16.4. Plenary Meeting of the Regional Board  

a) To be undertaken once in 4(four) years at a location determined by the previous Plenary Meeting of the Regional Board. 

b) To be attended by the Regional Board, representative of the PERSILAT members from the respective region and representative of PERSILAT Central Board. 

c) The Regional Plenary Meeting Is valid If attended by simple majority of the total number of members in the relevant region. 

d) Material preparation and agenda of the Regional Plenary Meeting is to be prepared by the Regional Board and submitted to all members of PERSILAT of the relevant region at least one month prior to the meeting. 

e) The Organizing Committee of the Regional Plenary Meeting shall be presided over by the Secretary and designated by the President of the Regional Board. 

f) The Regional Meeting shall be presided by a Chairman and a Secretary elected by and from the delegations attending the meeting. 

g) The representative of members shall be present at the Regional Meeting in a delegate of no more than 3 (three) persons.

h) Each attending member Is eligible for one vote.

i) The representative of Members are entitled to submit their work programs for the succeeding term as well as opinions and suggestions for the development of PERSILAT. The issues shall be resolved in the Plenary Meeting.

j) Basically, the agenda of the Regional Plenary Meeting shall consist of: 

   i. Presentation of the Orders and Agenda of the Regional Plenary Meeting. 

   ii. Election on the Chairman of the Regional Plenary Meeting 

   iii. Report on the Implementation of Regional Programs by the President of the Regional Board

   iv. Report on the implementation of member's programs and suggestions

   v. Presentation of Regional Board Programs for the succeeding term. 

   vi. Section of the Regional Board, The Council of Sesepuh, The Council of Penyantun for the succeeding office tenure 

   vii. Appointment of place for the next Regional Plenary Meeting 

3.4. Other Meetings 

The President of the Central Board or Regional Board may hold a meeting, such as consultation meeting or any other type of meeting, at any time deemed necessary.


Artide 17.
FINANCIAL AFFAIRS 

17.1. The financial year of PERSILAT shall commence on January 1 through December 31 of each calendar year. 

17.2. The financial source of PERSILAT shall be derived from:  

a) Membership fee 

Membership fee shall be determined by the meeting of the Founding members and paid in advance, prior to January 1 annually. 

b) Activity Contribution

The sum of activity contribution shall be determined by the Central Board in accordance with the form and nature ofactivity. 

 c) Fundraising programs 

 d) Voluntary donation from other parties

 e) Any other legal efforts

17.3. Any member not performing its obligation to pay the membership fee shall be reminded with a warning. If two warnings given within period of 6 (six) months also fail, administrative penalty will be imposed on the pertinent member



Article 18.
AMENDMENT AND LIQUIDATION 

18.1. Amendment, addition and perfection to this Constitution may only be made by the meeting of the Founding Members and should be approved by the majority of attended Founding Members. 

18.2. PERSILAT can only be liquidated based on the unanimous decision of the Founding Members in a meeting specifically designed for that purpose.

18.3. Proposal on amendment to the Constitution shall be submitted to the Founding Members at least one month prior to a Congress.19.119.219.3 


Article 19.
CONCLUSION 

19.1. Matters that are not included or regulated in this Constitution shall further be determined by the Central Board of PERSILAT, either in the Congress of PERSILAT, the meeting of the Founding Members or the meeting of the Central Board In accordance with the level of responsibility. 

19.2. This Constitution is valid from the date determined. 


Determined in Phuket at the Eight Congress of PERSILAT, dated 15 January 2015.
 




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