The Constitutive Act of the Regional Committee ANSPI EMILIA-ROMAGNA dates back to 23 February 1976 and was registered at the Revenue Agency at the competent office of Bologna on 22 December 1978 with No. 16795. The Committee adapted the bylaws on June 27, 1998 pursuant to Legislative Decree 460/97 and October 12, 2008 to comply with Law 383/00 and the Emilia-Romagna Regional Law n. 34/2002 obtaining insertion in the lists sent by ANSPI national to the Ministry of Labor and Social Policies at n. 58 of the National Register of Social Promotion Associations (APS) and the registration in the Regional Register of Social Promotion Associations with determination of the Regional Council no. 1098 of 23 February 2009. ANSPI is a national, civil and ecclesial association, at the service of oratories and circles, freely promoted by believing citizens who propose to contribute to the human and Christian formation of youth according to the principle of integral education of the person, enhancing the role primary of the family and of the educating community which, in ecclesial communion, shares the responsibility of an Educational Project promoting socio-recreational, sporting and cultural activities aimed at everyone.



1.1. The Association called "ANSPI Emilia-Romagna Regional Committee" (hereinafter briefly referred to as "Association"), is a "non profit organization" of Social Promotion, pursuant to art. 36 of the Civil Code, of law 383/2000 and of the regional law of Emilia-Romagna n. 34/2002 with headquarters in the municipality of Reggio Emilia.

1.2. The ANSPI Regional Committee is a private, civil and ecclesial non-profit association, at the service of speakers and clubs affiliated to ANSPI (National Association of San Paolo Italy for oratories and clubs) and geographically belonging to the Civil Region of pertinence, and has legal, patrimonial and financial autonomy in respect of the aims and principles of the ANSPI, and in compliance with the national statute, therefore it responds with its own patrimony of the obligations assumed.According to the criteria of subsidiarity, it assumes the task of territorial structure of the National ANPI.

1.3. Within the Regional Committee, individual oratories and clubs, established in association, are autonomous, with their own by-laws, regulations and financial means, coordinated by the Zonal Committees which, through the Regional Committee, pay the annual membership fees.

1.4. The Association is governed by statutory and regulatory provisions based on the principle of participation in association by anyone in conditions of equality and equal opportunities.


2.1. The Association is non-profit, apolitical and inspired by Christian values; it proposes to carry out activities of social utility towards the members and possibly third parties, without any discrimination, in full respect of the freedom and dignity of the members; in particular, the representation, protection and development of speakers / circles is proposed through the respective ANSPI Zonal Committees which coordinates, promotes and supports at the regional level.

2.2. To that end: to. coordinates the training activities: cultural, amateur sports, social promotion, welfare, tourism, recreational and extra-scholastic training of the person he considers useful for the construction of a society based on pluralism and social management of all instances of lifelong learning , enhancing volunteering and the culture of solidarity. At the center of everything are the promotion of the person, and his values, to which all the various activities must conform;

b. represents in the civil and ecclesial institutions the requests of the oratories / circles of the region;

c. prepares and suggests the necessary grants for the development of planned activities and for the human and Christian education and education of young people, youths and adults through the implementation of projects and training plans open to all, in harmony with the indications of the Regional Episcopal Conference and with the national ANSPI;

d. it will be able to encourage the creation of Associations and Organizations for particular areas of intervention, related to its institutional aims, according to the procedures established in the national regulation and will also be able to sign agreements and agreements with Bodies, Associations, Institutions. is. collaborates and supports the bodies involved in educational and training projects that share the same basic values;

f. interprets sport and all other activities as a tool for the integral growth of the person and therefore collaborates with the Sports Promotion Organizations, with the National Sports Federations, with the Associate Sports Disciplines and with the Cones, committing to bring its own contribution, in compliance with the principles and respective competent and consequent rules, with a project of training and planning of the activities;

g. promotes courses for managers and animators in various levels of interest and specialization, working in the network, with those bodies engaged in similar activities where appropriate;

h. supports the oratories and the affiliated circles through the Zonal Committees in spreading the values of sport, tourism, music, theater, mass media languages, voluntary service and vocational training, addressing all age groups, in a Christian vision which places these activities as a moment of educational, cultural and personal growth;

the. analyzes, discusses and deepens national and regional laws; promotes and fosters research in all the sectors in which it operates; it increases the relationships between the associationist world and the civil and religious world; takes care of the participation and presence of the members of the initiatives and within the ecclesial and civil organizations that deal with the various issues mentioned above;

the. coordinates and promotes the activities of the affiliated speakers and clubs through the Zonal committees, respecting their autonomy;

m. opposing the practice of doping in sport, engaging at all levels to combat its use. In this sense, it adheres unconditionally to the anti-doping sports regulations issued by Coni;

n. promotes and organizes motor activities - sports and training.

All the activities listed above are carried out within the limits established by the provisions on social promotion associations. In carrying out its activities, the Association mainly avails itself of the voluntary, free and free services of its members.



3.1. Members are the natural persons associated with the ANSPI speakers and clubs, who freely accept the principles and values of the association: youngsters with appropriate methods for different ages, live through different areas of commitment, an experience of integral growth; adults with their personal vocation encourage aggregation open to all as a place of reconciliation and communion.

3.2. The qualification of a member is acquired at the time the card is issued.

3.3. The members are entitled to insurance against risks for which it is the prerogative of the National Council to decide the choice of the insurance company, the guarantees required, the coverage ceilings.

3.4. Membership is valid for the calendar year and expires on December 31 of the same year. Procedures for renewal are delegated to the national regulation implementing the Articles of Association.


4.1. Members of the Association are ordinary members, ie the speakers / clubs affiliated to the national ANSPI in person of their Presidents pro tempore or alternatively in the person of another member of the respective Board of Directors of the Speakers / Circles provided that they are delegated by the Councils themselves.

4.2. The oratory / club obtains affiliation when: it is regularly constituted non-profit, the statute respects the aims of the National Association and is the holder of at least 20 members of which at least 10 adults. The affiliation application is admitted and accepted, through the Reference Zonal Committee by the National Council, upon payment of the quota established annually by the national ANSPI.

4.3. All affiliated members are effective and have the same rights. Membership of the Association is indefinite, can not be arranged for a temporary period and is not transmissible.

4.4. The internal organization of the Association is inspired by criteria of democracy and equality. Affiliate members are entitled:

to. to participate in the institutional activity of the ANSPI;

b. to participate in the meetings according to the statutory and regulatory provisions;

c. to take advantage of the advantages and facilities provided by the ANSPI;

d. to vote for the approval of the financial statements or annual financial and financial statements, according to the times and methods established by the Articles of Association;

is. to be able to use the services rendered to the Association directly and indirectly to the ANSPI.

4.5. Affiliated members are obliged to:

to. observe and make the cardholders comply with the statutes and regulations of the ANSPI itself, as well as the resolutions and decisions of its bodies, adopted in compliance with the single spheres of competence;

b. fulfill the obligations of an economic nature according to the rules and resolutions of the national ANSPI;

c. to guarantee to the cardholders the necessary technical, moral, medical-sporting and spiritual assistance, for the participation in the activities of the ANSPI.

4.6. All members are obliged to pay the membership fees and supplementary sums, as resolved by the Regional Board of Directors merely as compensation for expenses incurred for institutional activities and for the production of any services provided to members or to particular categories of these identified.

4.7. The membership fee or contribution, as well as non-transferable, is never revaluable. It falls within the duties of each member, among others, also: to. to support and collaborate in the activities promoted by the Association; b. participate in meetings and assemblies called by the Regional Board of Directors;


5.1 The affiliated members and the Zonal Committees pay the annual fee to the extent indicated by the respective decision-making bodies beyond the quota established by the National Board. This fee is paid to the Regional Committee, through the Zonal Committee, in the manner established by the national regulation.

5.2 The Association will ensure that the affiliated speakers / circles are provided with insurance coverage against third-party liability on the basis of elements and parameters provided by the National Presidency, also providing this insurance coverage. It will also have to underwrite accident insurance coverage for the benefit of individual members.In all cases it will have to take advantage of the specific agreements activated by the National Presidency ANSPI.


6.1 Anyone who adheres to the Association may at any time notify his will to withdraw from it, with effect from the thirtieth day following that in which such communication is received by the Board of Directors, unless the same Board of Directors examining the request does not agree lesser term.

6.2 In addition to the case of renunciation, shareholders lose this status and fall when they fail to pay the annual membership fees in the manner and within the terms provided by the national regulation.

6.3 In case of serious reasons, the member can be excluded by decision of the Regional Board of Directors. The exclusion takes effect from the fifteenth day following the communication of this decision to the interested party. This communication must contain the reasons for which it was resolved and if the excluded party does not agree with them, it can refer to the arbitration proceedings specified in the national by-laws.


The Regional Committee has the right to revenge against anyone who causes material or moral damage to the assets and reputation of the Association itself.




8.1. They are organs of the Association: - the Regional Assembly; - the Regional Executive Council; - the Regional President

8.2. The governing bodies remain in office for four years, coinciding with the four-year Olympic period. The territorial elective assemblies for the renewal of offices must be held before the elections of the territorial organs of the Cones, by March 31 with possible exceptions by the National Council.


9.1 The Assembly of members is the primary organ of the Association. His deliberations are sovereign. It is called by the Board of Directors and is convened by the President of the Association or, in case of his impediment by the Vice President or, in the alternative, by the oldest Director.

9.2 The regional assembly is made up of the delegates elected in the zonal assemblies to the extent of one Delegate for each Zonal Committee, likewise one Delegate for every 20 (twenty) affiliated members, excluding any fraction less than or equal to the number of 20 affiliates, entitled to vote within the Reference Zonal Committee. The latter, unlike the President of the Zonal Committee, are elected annually but with the same procedures.

9.3 The delegates, according to the provisions of art. 4.1, are adults and in their turn registered members of the oratories in good standing with the payment of the membership fees that result from at least the twentieth day before the date of the meeting. They all have the same powers of intervention and voting, whether they are deliberated in ordinary or extraordinary terms.

9.4 The principle of single voting pursuant to art. 2538, second paragraph, of the Civil Code. Proxies are not allowed.

9.5 Ordinarily, the Assembly is convened at least once a year, by March 31st, for the approval of the economic and financial statement, for the eventual renewal of the corporate offices, and for any other decision that is submitted.

9.6 Extraordinary must be convened within 30 days and celebrated in the following 30 following a written and motivated request submitted by at least half plus one of the delegates entitled to vote; at least half plus one of the members of the Regional Council and half plus one of the members.

9.7 The Assembly is presided over by a Member, elected by the Assembly itself, which designates the secretary, and is distinguished in ordinary or extraordinary.

9.8 It is the responsibility of the Commission Verification of the right of those present to participate in the Assembly and the validity of the constitution of the Assembly itself.

9.9 The Ordinary Shareholders' Meeting is validly constituted on first call when there is half plus one of the entitled delegates; in the second convocation the Assembly is validly constituted whatever the number of delegates intervening. The convocation notice must also include the time and place for the second call, which must take place at least 24 hours after the first.

9.10 The Extraordinary Shareholders' Meeting is validly constituted on first call with the presence of at least two thirds of the delegates elected with the right to vote and in second call with at least half of the aforementioned delegates.

9.11 If the Assembly is validly constituted by an absolute majority of those present.

9.12 In the event of dissolution and devolution of assets, the extraordinary shareholders' meeting, at first instance, is validly constituted, in first and second call, with at least three quarters of the members having the right to vote, and resolves with a favorable vote at least three quarters of the same.

9.13 The Assembly, both ordinary and extraordinary, is convened by ordinary post and / or associative media at least fifteen days in advance of the date of the meeting. In order to protect the effectiveness of the associative relationship with suitable methods, a suitable advertising regime must also be guaranteed for the resolutions passed by the shareholders, for the financial statements and the financial and financial reports consequently approved.

9.14 The ordinary assembly: to. elect every four years, by March 31, the regional President and the members of the Regional Council; b. approves each year the budget, any changes to it and the final budget of the Regional Committee; c. determines the directions according to which the activity of the Association must take place and decides on the proposals for adoption and amendment of the regulations; d. decides on any other item on the agenda.

9.15 Extraordinary meeting:

to. elect, in the case of vacation provided for in this Statute verified before the end of the four-year term of office, the entire Regional Executive Council and its President;

b. deliberates on the proposals for modification of the regional statute;

c. resolution on the dissolution of the Association;

d. decides on the other items on the agenda.

9.16 The Assembly elects the Scrutiny Commission, composed of three members, one of which serves as President, choosing the members outside the Regional Council and candidates for elective offices among ANSPI members.

9.17 For the election to the corporate offices it is compulsory to vote by secret ballot. In other cases, the vote is normally made by a show of hands, unless the Shareholders resolve otherwise.

9.18 For anything not provided for in this article, reference is made to the provisions concerning the national assembly, as applicable by analogy, as well as the provisions of the national regulation implementing the Articles of Association provided they do not conflict with the national and regional regulations of the associations of social promotion.


10.1 The Regional Board is the body responsible for managing the Association and collegially care of all the association activity, is elected by the Regional Assembly for a period of four years, except in cases of anticipated forfeiture governed by this Statute and is constituted by the President who presides over it and by:

a) a minimum of 4 members when they are present on the territory of the Region up to 5 zonal Committees;

b) a minimum of 6 members when they are present on the territory of the Region up to 9 zonal Committees;

c) a minimum of 8 members when they are present on the territory of the Region over 10 zonal Committees;

all adults with the right to vote who can boast a seniority of at least six months.

10.2 The Regional Board of Directors meets within 15 days of the election of the shareholders' meeting convened and chaired by the President. In this first meeting, he / she divides the offices of Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary, Delegates to the various activities:

to. The Vice President assists and replaces the President in case of absence or impediment.

b. The Treasurer takes care of the correct execution and keeping of records and accounting records and is responsible for the cash desk.

c. The Secretary draws up the minutes of the meetings and constitutes the archive of the Regional Committee.

d. The Delegates for the various activities carry out their tasks according to the deliberations of the Regional Council.

10.3 The Regional Board of Directors meets ordinarily at least every three months and extraordinarily when the President or a third of the Councilors request their convocation. The meeting is chaired by the President of the Regional Executive Council or, in case of his impediment by the Vice President or, in the alternative, by the oldest Director or, in the last instance, by the person designated by the participants. The meetings are valid if there is an absolute majority of the members assigned, and the resolutions are approved by a majority of those present, in the event of a tie vote prevails. The Director absent from three consecutive meetings without justified reason can be declared expired and replaced with the first of the unelected.

10.4 The Regional Council is responsible in particular for:

to. the annual request for participation in Anspi's national awards according to the established procedure;

b. the annual presentation and presentation at the Meeting of an economic and financial report of the activity carried out during the previous calendar year;

c. the presentation of a pre-emptive planning and financial plan relating to the activities to be carried out in the new social year and any changes thereto, to be submitted to the approval of the regional assembly;

d. the implementation of the programmatic lines approved by the Assembly;

is. the identification of tools or services for the realization of institutional goals;

f. the setting of the social shares of regional competence;

g. the proposal to amend the bylaws and the proposal and the issuing and modification of the social regulations;

h. administration of funds available to the Regional Committee;

the. to coordinate and implement the provisions and rules issued by the national bodies of the ANSPI, with which it has representation within the territory in which it operates, with regard to the Regional Zonal Committees, provided that these regulations do not conflict with those on the subject of social promotion associations pursuant to Law 383/2000 and the law of the Emilia-Romagna Region No. 34/2002 and subsequent amendments.

the. the establishment of commissions and the appointment of representatives in public and private bodies, federations and other bodies; m. to take care of and maintain relations with the Region, with local authorities and with all the other institutions and institutions of a regional nature;

n. the development of projects aimed at regional, national and community funding of other public bodies and private entities;

or. the faculty of appointing, among the members, subjects outside the ambit of advising, charged with carrying out specific functions established from time to time by the Regional Board of Directors, including the candidate for the figure of spiritual assistant;

these subjects will not be substitutes for the directors and their functions;

p. the regional coordination of the educational, cultural, sporting, social promotion, welfare, tourism, recreational and extra-scholastic education of the person, which he considers useful for the construction of a society founded on pluralism and social management of all the requests of the permanent education, enhancing volunteering and the culture of solidarity;

10.5 All associative positions are free of charge, no compensation is paid, except for the reimbursement of documented expenses incurred for reasons of the office held, provided that they are previously authorized by the Regional Board of Directors.


11.1 The Regional President is elected by the Regional Assembly and stays in office for four years, except for cases of early expiry provided for by the present Statute.

11.2 Has legal representation of the Association and, in relation to third parties, exercises the powers of signature and ordinary administration.

11.3 Cares for the execution of the deliberations of the Assembly and the Regional Executive Council and in cases of urgency can exercise the powers of the Board of Directors, unless ratified by the latter at the first useful meeting.

11.4 In case of impediment is replaced by the Vice-President, who assumes all the powers.

11.5 Convenes and presides over the meetings of the Regional Council, except in the cases provided for by the Bylaws, and convenes the Ordinary and Extraordinary Regional Assembly within the terms and in the circumstances envisaged.

11.6 It prepares an annual management report on the activities of the Committee to be submitted to the assembly.

11.7 Provides for the disbursement of the sums allocated to the activity of the Committee, upon the resolution of the competent bodies.


12.1 Resignations that originate the forfeiture of organs are considered irrevocable.

12.2 The prorogatio should be limited in time. In any case, within the maximum period of 60 days from the event that determined the forfeiture, the Extraordinary Elective Assembly will have to be celebrated. In the aforementioned term, to be considered peremptory, the deceased bodies must be re-established.

12.3 The following cases are governed as for each specified: a) definitive impediment or termination from the office of President for any reason:

immediate forfeiture of the Council. Ordinary administration will be the responsibility of the Vice-President who will be responsible for convening the Extraordinary Elective Assembly;

b) resignation of the President: immediate forfeiture of the President and the Council.The latter will remain in prorogatio for the ordinary administration, to be done jointly with the President or, in case of declared impossibility on the part of the latter, together with the Vice-President;

c) concurrent resignations, as presented within a period of less than seven days, of half plus one of the Directors: immediate forfeiture of the Board and of the Chairman who will be in charge of the ordinary administration until the celebration of the extraordinary meeting.

d) failure to approve the final balance by the Assembly: immediate forfeiture of the Board and the President, who will convene and celebrate the extraordinary assembly within 60 days of the event. The President and the Council remain in the prorogation regime for the completion of the ordinary administration until the celebration of the Extraordinary Assembly.


13.1 According to the basic values that inspire the association, the Council in office proposes to the competent ecclesiastical authority the appointment of the regional spiritual assistant, for a period of four years corresponding to his / her mandate. The figure of the Spiritual Assistant has merely consultative functions and has no right to vote.

13.2 Participate in regional meetings, without the right to vote, bringing the contribution of its ministerial service to the national ANSPI program lines and to the main activities of the Association.


14.1 The Association, as a private association, is subject to the supervision of the competent ecclesiastical authority as specified in art. 13, therefore this authority can freely supervise the integrity of the faith and customs in the activities proposed by the Association itself also with regard to all activities, procedures and resolutions taken. It is responsible for giving instructions to avoid dispersion of forces. These supervisory or monitoring activities or providing instructions on the activities carried out by the competent ecclesiastical authority are not binding on the board of directors, while maintaining an important reference in the planning guidelines.

14.2 If the regional committee is in the position of serious repeated management irregularities, or serious violations of the associative system, the National Council appoints a Commissioner.

14.3 Against this resolution, no later than fifteen days from receipt of the communication, the President of the National Board of Arbitrators may be asked to take a definitive and conclusive answer within the next ten days.

14.4 In the sixty days following his appointment, the Commissioner, failing the terms of the possible appeal, provides for the election of the Elective Assembly, to be held in the next thirty days, in order to restore the regular functioning of the Committee.





15.1 The patrimony of the Association is constituted by the immovable goods that come to it for any reason, from donations and contributions from public and private bodies or natural persons, from the net surpluses of management.

15.2 For the fulfillment of its duties, the Association has the following income:

a) contributions from members, institutions and individuals, proceeds deriving from statutory activities, donations;

b) income from the "membership fees" and any "supplementary allowances";

c) subscriptions, public collections, donations, contributions and legacies of public bodies, individuals, associations and members;

d) income deriving from any and occasional commercial activities, determined within the limits of the specific direct costs incurred for their production.

15.3 Liberal donations in money, donations, legacies and legacies are accepted, according to legal procedures, by the Regional Council.

15.4 Income deriving from any marginal commercial or production activities are included in specific items in the financial statements.

15.5 It is forbidden to divide or distribute, even in indirect or deferred forms, profits or operating surpluses as well as funds, reserves or capital between the Members, both during the life and the dissolution of the Association, unless the destination or distribution they are not imposed by law.

15.6 Active residues and operating surpluses are used and reinvested exclusively for statutory institutional activities.

15.7 In no case, and therefore not even in case of dissolution of the Association or in case of extinction, withdrawal, or exclusion from the Association can take place to repeat the amount paid to the Association as a payment to the endowment fund.

15.8 Members' payments do not create other participation rights and, in particular, they do not create undivided shares of participation that can be transmitted to third parties, either by succession by special title or by universal succession.

15.9 The Regional Board of Directors annually establishes the minimum payment amount to be made both at the time of initial adhesion and subsequent renewals.


16.1 The financial year takes place from January 1st to December 31st of each year.

16.2 By March 31, the Regional Board of Directors is obliged to submit to the approval of the Regional Assembly the financial statement of the previous year as well as the estimate of the current year.




17.1 The duration of the Association is unlimited.

17.2 The dissolution of the same must be approved by the Assembly in accordance with the procedures and with the majorities provided for in the previous articles. With the same rules the liquidators must be appointed.

17.3 In case of dissolution for any reason it intervenes, the devolution of the assets will be made to another Association with similar purposes or for the purposes of social utility, according to the law of the Emilia-Romagna Region n. 34/2002 and subsequent amendments, after Inspection body referred to in article 3, paragraph 190 of law 662/96 and unless otherwise specified by law.


18.1 The proposed amendments to the Statute, determined and specific, may be advanced by the Regional Board of Directors and by the affiliates entitled to vote, in the manner provided for by art. 9 of the present statute.

18.2 The proposals formulated by the affiliates, referred to in the previous paragraph, must reach the Regional Council at least forty-five days before the date of the Shareholders' Meeting.

18.3 The agenda of the Shareholders 'Meeting, with the text of the proposed amendments to the Articles of Association, must be sent to those entitled to vote at least thirty days before the date set for the Shareholders' Meeting. 18.4 Statutory changes must be in harmony with the National statute and previously approved by the National Council.


19.1 Any controversy arises as a result of the execution or interpretation of this Statute and which may be the object of compromise, according to the general principles of the national disciplinary procedure, the judgment of the Social Prosecutor will be judged according to fairness and without procedural formalities, giving rise to ritual arbitration.In any case, by adhering to the organs of justice provided by the national ANSPI.


20.1 Although not provided for in the present statute, reference is made to the Civil Code and therefore to the regulations in force concerning associations of Social Promotion both nationally and regionally, and for sports purposes to the provisions of the Cones issued for the Sports Promotion Organizations provided they are compatible and not in contrast with the legislation on social promotion associations.

20.2 This statute replaces in full or cancels for all purposes any other eventual text of the Statute of the Association, as well as any regulatory regulation of the association that results in conflict with it.


21.1 In case of approval of the present Statute by the competent institutional bodies, all the previously elected associative bodies will remain in office until the celebration of the elective assembly to be held within the terms established and established by art. 8.2 of the present statute.

21.2 The Assembly delegates the Regional President to make any additional modifications necessary for the maintenance of the recognition previously obtained allowing to perfect the articles of association pursuant to art. 2 of the Ministerial Decree 471/2001, letter a). The present statute completely replaces or cancels to all effects any other eventual previous text of the Statute of the Association, as well as any regulation norm of the Association that results in contrast with it. It was approved by a regular Shareholders' Meeting in Bologna on October 27, 2012. Statute in accordance with Legislative Decree No. 460 of December 4, 1997 "Reorganization of the tax discipline of non-commercial entities and non-profit organizations of social utility", to Law no. 383 of 7 December 2000 "Discipline of the associations of social promotion", and to the Regional law of Emilia-Romagna n ° 34/2002 "Rules for the promotion of the Associations of Social Promotion

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