Part III

Chapter I: ActivitySpecific and Regional Federations

Article 64:

establish among themselves activityspecific or regional federations, that are deemed as juridical persons.
The activityspecific federation consists of associations and NGO’s exercising or financing a common activity in a specific field nationwide or governorate-wide.
A regional federation consists of associations and NGO’s existing within a government irrespective of their activity.
Membership of an activityspecific and regional federations may be accessed against an application by the association or NGO, subject to approved by the general assembly or the board of trustees as the case may be. The federation may not reject the application whenever membership conditions are notified.

Article 65:

than one regional federation within the same governorate. Moreover it is not allowed to establish one or more activityspecific and regional federations for the same activity within one and the same governorate where members are less than ten associations or NGO’s.

Article 66:

The founders’ assembly shall consist of association and NGO’s applying for the formation of an activityspecific and regional federations.
In its foundation and dissolution, the federation shall be subject to the provisions of founding dissolving association set fourth in this law. The founders’ assembly shall draw up a statute for the federation to be governed by the provisions for the statutes of associations, without conflicting with the nature of the federation.

Article 66:

The activityspecific and regional federations shall have the following terms of reference :
  1. Prepare a data base, provide adequate information on associations and NGO’s operating in the field of its activity including related studies and researches as well as local and international conferences related to their activities
  2. Seek to publish a directory of associations on an activityspecific and regional basis, in order to enlighten citizens as to them, urging them to contribute and share in its activities.
  3. Conduct necessary social researches in fields of the federation’s activity or its geographical jurisdiction and contribute to public social researches to be conducted by the General Federation of NGO’s.
  4. Coordinate efforts by associations and NGO’s members of the federation to ensure integration.
  5. Evaluate services carried out by associations and NGO’s, against community requirements and the potential and resources available to them.
  6. Organize technical and administrative formation and training programmes for employees and members of associations and NGO’s.
  7. Consider problems of financing associations and NGO’s and seek to settle them.