GARDENERS ASSOCIATION "TAURAS" STATUTES

                                                                            I. GENERAL PROVISIONS


1. The Gardeners’ Association “TAURAS” (hereinafter – the Community) is a non-profit public legal entity with limited civil liability.
2. The legal form of the Community shall be the gardeners’ association.
3. The Community shall have a seal and accounts in the banks of the Republic of Lithuania.
4. Community financial year: beginning on 1 January, ending on 31 December.
5. The duration of the Community action shall be unlimited.
6. The Community shall act in accordance with the principles of solidarity, equality, democracy and mutual understanding and assistance between its members.
7. In its activities, the Community shall be guided by the Civil Code of the Republic of Lithuania, the Law on Horticultural Associations of the Republic of Lithuania, other laws and legal acts, these Articles of Association and the internal rules of the Community.

II. COMMUNITY OPERATIONAL OBJECTIVES

8. The purpose of Community action shall be: to implement the general rights and obligations of gardeners with regard to the management, maintenance and use of the amateur garden area and its common facilities, and to foster and preserve nature and the landscape.

9. In pursuit of the Community’s objectives, the Community shall carry out the following tasks:

9.1. organizes and carries out activities necessary for the installation, maintenance and proper use of the community’s assets, 9.2. organizes seminars, conferences and training of gardeners in the development of amateur gardening activities;
9.3. organizes fairs, exhibitions and other mass events of seedlings and other products grown in gardens, the aim of which is to promote and develop amateur gardening;
9.4. organizes the planning of the territory of the amateur garden;
9.5. implements programs that help to arrange the territories of the garden community and create favorable conditions for economic development;
9.6. takes care of the protection of the environment in the territory of the amateur garden and the territories assigned to it for the purposes of the public benefit, organizes and carries out environmental management work;
9.7. cooperates with other gardeners ‘associations, joins gardeners’ associations, unions and societies;
9.8. cooperates with state, municipal institutions and other organizations.

10. In pursuit of its objectives, the Community may:

10.1. to join or maintain contacts with amateur horticultural organizations established at home and abroad  and to conclude joint activity agreements;

10.2. to receive support from natural and legal persons for the implementation of their goals and objectives.

III. RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS OF THE COMMUNITY


11. The Community may have and acquire only civil rights and obligations which do not conflict with the law, the statutes of the Community and the objectives of its activities.
12. The Community shall be prohibited from:

12.1. Community revenue shall be used for activities other than those provided for in the Community Statute;
12.2. to transfer ownership of Community property free of charge, under a trust or loan agreement, to a  member of the Community or to another person;
12.3. to provide loans, pledge its property (except in cases when the property is pledged to secure
its obligations  ), guarantee, surety or otherwise ensure the fulfillment of the obligations of other persons; 12.4. to borrow money from its member or another person by paying interest, except for credit institutions registered in
the Republic of Lithuania  . 12.5. be the founder of a legal person with unlimited civil liability.

13. The  Community has the right to engage in economic and commercial activities which are not prohibited by law and are provided for in its statutes and which are inextricably linked to the objectives of the Community’s activities.

IV. CONDITIONS OF MEMBERSHIP IN THE COMMUNITY. RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS OF MEMBERS


14. A member of the Community may be a gardener in the area of ​​an amateur garden in which the Community is established. If a plot of land in the territory of an amateur garden is owned or otherwise owned by several natural persons (gardeners), only one of them may be a member of the Community.
15. The rights and obligations of a member of the community shall be acquired by the gardener from the date of accession to the association, except in cases when the gardeners become members from the date of registration of the association.
16. Membership in the association shall terminate upon the death of the member, loss of ownership or other rights on the basis of which he / she managed the garden plot in the amateur garden territory, withdrawal of the member from the association or removal of the association from the association and liquidation of the association.
17. A member of the Community shall have the following rights:

17.1. to attend and vote at the meeting of the members of the Community, to elect and be elected a member
of the Board of the Community  , the auditor. 17.2. To require that the management of the Community and the  use and maintenance of shared facilities be in accordance with the common rights and legitimate interests of
all members of the Community  . 17.3. take the necessary measures to prevent damage or threat to general use and  individual objects and to claim damages.
17.4. in public places of sale (markets, fairs, trade pavilions, etc.) to sell amateur horticultural products
grown on the garden plot in accordance with the procedure established by other legal acts  . 17.5. to have access to Community documents and to obtain all information available to the Community concerning its  activities and, on receipt of such information in writing, to reimburse the Community for the costs incurred.
17.6. to exercise other rights provided for by law and non-property rights provided for in the statutes of the Community

17.7. withdraw from the Community.

18. A member of the Community has the following responsibilities:

18.1 to comply with the statutes of the Community, to implement the decisions of the meeting of the members of the Community, the Board of the Community  .
18.2. to properly use and maintain a garden plot managed on the basis of ownership or another right,  without harming the users of neighboring plots and the environment;
18.3. to protect the Community’s property and objects in common use, to comply with the Community’s internal rules of procedure  , and to ensure that those members of its family or other lawful users of
its property comply with those rules  ; 18.4. to pay for the services provided to him in accordance with the established procedure, to pay the membership fee  and other established contributions;
18.5. in accordance with the statutory and other statutory requirements for the use of structures, and maintenance requirements to cover Community expenditure on the installation, management, maintenance, repair or maintenance of
public
facilities in the amateur garden  area, as well as on the use and maintenance of common land, depending on the size of the plot; 18.6. to participate in the clean-up and other maintenance works of the objects of common use organized by the Community Board  , those who did not participate in the said works must pay  the fee adopted and approved by the decision of the Community Board. Disabled persons who have submitted applications to the Community Board are exempted
from participating in the help  ; 18.7. not later than 10 days before the ownership of the garden plot belonging to him to notify the Board
of the Association in writing of the intended transfer transaction and withdrawal from the partnership  and to settle accounts with the partnership in accordance with all its obligations; 18.8. to protect the boundaries of one’s own and other land plots, not to violate the requirements of the
construction regulation when  constructing fences, buildings and other structures; 18.9. to inform the Community Board in writing of any breach of internal procedures;

19. Gardeners and other persons in the territory of an amateur garden must comply with the internal rules established by the Community and shall not arbitrarily adjust, change or repair general engineering equipment, general constructions, common use premises and objects in the territory of the amateur garden.
20. Gardeners and other persons who have caused damage to the Community shall be liable and compensate for losses in accordance with the procedure established by law.
21. Gardeners and other persons shall not be entitled to engage in any commercial or economic activity in the territory of the Community without the permission of the Board of the Community and the written consent of all the owners of the nearest neighboring plots. the community or from it, as well as legal entities that acquire a plot of land in the territory of the amateur garden shall pay for all services and use of common use objects according to the invoices submitted by the community. Members who have transferred ownership of the land, who have left, who have been expelled from the Community shall not be reimbursed or reimbursed for membership fees or other monetary or non-monetary contributions paid by them.
22. Persons who acquire a plot of land in the territory of an amateur garden and do not wish to become members of the association after leaving or expelled from the association, as well as legal entities who acquire a plot of land in the territory of an amateur garden shall pay for all services and use of common objects . Members who have transferred ownership of the land, who have left, who have been expelled from the Community shall not be reimbursed or reimbursed for membership fees or other monetary or non-monetary contributions paid by them.
23. The members of the Community shall be required to pay, by 31 August of each calendar year at the latest, the taxes and other charges levied by the Community for the current year.
24. Members of the community, gardeners and other persons must treat each other with respect and observe the principles of ethical and non-offensive communication.

V. CONDITIONS AND PROCEDURES FOR ADMISSION, WITHDRAWAL FROM MEMBER STATES


25. The gardener acquires the rights and obligations of a member of the Community from the date of accession to the Community, except where gardeners become members from the date of registration in the Community.
26. An application for membership of the Community shall be submitted to the Chairman of the Board of the Community. Upon joining the Community, the gardener must pay a membership fee in accordance with the procedure and at a fixed rate determined by the meeting of the members of the Community.
27. A member of the Community may be issued a certificate of membership (ticket of a member) or a book of a member of the Community. The decision on the procedure for issuing membership cards (tickets) or booklets, filling in details, changing the membership card (ticket) or booklet, shall be taken by the Board of the Community. 28. Procedures and conditions for withdrawal from and removal from the Community:

28.1. A member of the Community shall withdraw from the Community by submitting a request to the Board of the Community not later than  10 (ten) working days prior to the date of withdrawal.
28.2. A member of the Community may be expelled by a decision of the Assembly of Members if the member  infringes these Statutes, the rules of procedure established by the Community, fails to fulfill his  duties and obligations or seriously infringes the legitimate interests of the Community.

VI. COMPETENCE OF THE MEETING OF MEMBERS OF THE COMMUNITY, PROCEDURE FOR CONVENING AND VOTING THEREOF

29. The Assembly of Members of the Community shall have the exclusive right:

29.1. to amend the Statute of the Community.
29.2. to elect and remove the members of the Community Board from among the members of the Community, to elect the Chairman of the Board from among its members  and to approve the rules of procedure of the Board;
29.3. to lay down the procedures for the organization and management of the Community’s economic activities and the related  powers of the Community Management Board, as well as the conditions of remuneration of the members of the Management Board,  the number of employees and their remuneration;
29.4. to elect the auditor from among the members of the Community and to approve its rules of procedure;
29.5. to approve the Community’s annual estimate of revenue and expenditure, the annual and long-term plan for the  renewal (repair or reconstruction) or modernization of public facilities, the the
procedure for accumulation for the implementation of
the mandatory requirements for the use and maintenance of structures specified in laws and other legal acts ; 29.6. to evaluate the annual activities of the Community Board, approve the annual report
on the economic and financial  activities of the Community and the auditor’s conclusions on the financial activities of the Community; 29.7. to deal with the expulsion of members of the Community;
29.8. to establish procedures for the disposal of Community assets and funds, to address issues of borrowing of funds and distribution
of  income; 29.9. to establish and approve internal Community rules;
29.10. to deal with the accession of the Community to associations and societies;
29.11. to take a decision on the reorganization of the Community and to approve the terms of the reorganization;
29.12. to take a decision to restructure the Community;
29.13. to take a decision to wind up the Community, to withdraw the winding up of the Community; to elect and remove  the liquidator of the Community;
29.14. to deal with the management and maintenance of the landscape of the amateur garden area, construction and  other matters relating to spatial planning, infrastructure development and the use, management and sale of Community shared property  ;

30. The Assembly of Members of the Community may also take decisions on other matters assigned to it in accordance with the Statute of the Community.
31. The Assembly of Members of the Community shall not delegate to other bodies of the Community any matter within its competence.
32. Procedure for convening and organizing Community meetings:

32.1. The Board of the Community and 1/10 of the members of the Community and the auditor
shall have the right to convene a meeting of  the members of the Community 32.2. A meeting of the members of the Community shall be convened by decision of the Community Board;
32.3. The initiators of the convening of the meeting of the members of the Community shall submit an application to the governing body. It  must state the reasons and objectives of the meeting of the members of the association, the representative of the initiators  , the proposals on the agenda, place and date of the meeting, and the proposed  solutions. The meeting of the members of the Community shall take place not later than one  month after the date of receipt of the application. About convening a meeting of community members his The organizer shall, not later than 14 days before the meeting to inform the
community members, announcing the ad bulletin board or other conspicuous  place for lovers of the garden area, as well as, if possible, by publishing the information  in the media and community members informing by electronic
means, to indicate the meeting organization place and time and at the same time publish  the agenda of the meeting and the draft resolutions or indicate the place where and at what  time the draft resolutions may be inspected. If the agenda of the meeting provides to elect or recall the management body, amend the articles of association, consider borrowing,  reorganization, reorganization and liquidation of the association,  each member of the association must be notified in writing or signed  or in a local newspaper and one of the main dailies of the Republic of Lithuania. The notice  shall indicate where and when the agenda of the meeting and the draft resolutions
may be consulted  ; 32.4. If the Board of the Community has not taken a decision to convene a meeting of the members of the Community within one  month of receipt of the request from the initiators of the meeting, the meeting of the members may be convened by decision of the auditor of 1/10 of the members of the Community;
32.5. An ordinary meeting of the members of the Community shall be convened annually not later than 4 months after the end of the financial year, and extraordinary meetings as  necessary. At each meeting of the members of the association, a chairman and a secretary of
the  meeting shall be elected; 32.6. The Board of the Community, at the request of the initiators, shall not be required to convene a meeting of the members of the association within a period of one month  , unless 4 months have elapsed since the end of the financial year  . competence if the application is made in accordance with the requirements of Article 33 (3) of the Statutes of the Community. In such cases, the board of the association must give reasons for refusing to convene a meeting of the members and inform the representative
appointed by the  initiator; 32.7. The members of the association shall attend the meeting of the members of the association themselves or through an authorized person. A close relative of a member of the Community may be given a simple written  authorization to represent it at a meeting of the
members of the Community, specifying the term of the authorization, his rights and obligations . At the meeting of the members of the Community, each member of the Community shall have one vote;
32.8. The members of the Community may express their views in writing
in advance in  accordance with the procedure laid down in the Statutes of the Community. 32.9. Members of the Community present at a meeting of the members of the Community shall be registered in  the list of participants in the meeting. A member of the partnership represented by an authorized person in accordance with  Article 33 (7) and Article 33 ( 16 ) of the
Articles of Association shall be signed by an authorized person. The list of participants of the meeting shall be signed by the chairman and secretary of the meeting of the members of the association The list of participants of the meeting must indicate the members who have expressed their opinion in writing in advance;
32.10. A meeting of the members of the association may take decisions and shall be deemed to have taken place when  more than half of the members of the association are present. If the quorum is not met
, the meeting of the members  of the association shall be deemed not to have taken place and a repeated meeting of the members of the association may be convened not earlier than after 14 days , entitled to take decisions according to the agenda of the  failed meeting. A quorum is not required for a repeated meeting  . Decisions at the repeated meeting shall be taken by a simple or  , in the cases provided for in Article 33 (12) of the statutes of the association, by a qualified majority of the  members of the association. The number of members attending a meeting of the association shall also include those members  who have expressed their views in writing in advance;
32.11. Community Members Meeting is legitimate if they vote more than 1/2 of  the attending members of the community, with the exception of the Articles of Association Article 33 Community 12  laid down in paragraph atvejais- qualified community members participating in votes dauguma.Į  Society meeting included the number of members and the members of the have expressed their views in writing in
advance  . 32.12. Decisions of the meeting of the members of the Community shall be valid if more than one-half of the members of the association present at the meeting vote in favor  , except in accordance with Article 33 (12) of the statutes of the association. the cases provided for in paragraph;
32.13 Decisions of the meeting of the members of the association on expulsion of a member from the association,  amendment of the statutes of the association, election or revocation of members of the management body or collegial management body  , reorganization, reorganization or liquidation of the association shall be  adopted by 2/3 of all votes. Decisions of the meeting of the members of the community  concerning the borrowing of funds, as well as when decisions are taken without a written  meeting of the meeting, are valid if more than 1/2 of the members of the community vote for them;
32.14. Voting at a meeting of community members is open. A secret ballot is required on matters on which at least one member of the association or a person authorized by him requests a secret  ballot and this is approved by more than 1/10 of the members of the association present at the meeting;
32.15. Minutes shall be taken of the meetings of the members of the Community. The minutes shall be signed by the chairman and secretary of the
meeting  ; 32.16. The minutes must be drawn up and signed no later than 5 working days from  the date of the meeting of the members of the association. The minutes of the meeting of the members of the association must be  accompanied by: a list of the participants of the meeting; powers of attorney and other documents confirming the right of persons  to vote; documents confirming that members have been notified of the members’ meeting convening. The minutes shall also be accompanied by documents confirming the prior written statement of the
members of the community  ; 32.17. One authorized person may represent one member of the association. In the agreement on the transfer of voting rights, the  member of the association and the person authorized by him must determine the procedure and methods for exercising the right to vote  . An authorized person shall  represent a member of the association who has transferred his / her voting right to him / her and shall not participate in  the meeting of the members of the association. The authorized person must submit the agreement on the transfer of voting rights not later  than 2 days before the date of the meeting to the management of the gardeners’ association. organui. In this case, all members represented shall be deemed to be present at the meeting of the  members of the association. The notary shall not approve the agreement on the transfer of voting rights, except in cases when  voting on the election or revocation of the management body, amendment of the articles of association, borrowing of
funds  , reorganization, reorganization and liquidation of the association. 32.18. All decisions adopted by the meetings of the members of the association are published on the notice boards in the territory of the Community  or on the website www.sbtauras.lt .
32.19. Procedure for decisions taken by members of the Community without convening a meeting:  Apply to the Board with decisions on matters, inform members of the community at regional level and in the republican press, on billboards in the territory of the Community and on the  website www.sbtauras.lt. Within 30 days after the submission of the application to inform the Board about the adopted  decisions and to submit notarized ballot papers proving this.

33. Advance voting shall take place in the following order:

33.1. The members of the Community shall inform the Community Board of their decision to vote in writing at  least 10 days before the beginning of the meeting.
33.2. The Community Management Board shall make available to members voting in writing all  draft decisions to be put to the vote on an item on the agenda.
33.3. In the case of a written vote, the ballot paper shall state the name, address and address of the member of the Community  , the title of the item on the agenda for which he is voting and his  opinion for or against the item on the agenda. The ballot paper shall be
placed in an envelope, which shall be opened during the meeting, after the vote. The ballot paper cannot  be revoked.

34. Secret ballot procedure:

34.1. In the case of a secret ballot, the ballot paper shall indicate the number of the ballot paper, the title of the item on the agenda  for which the vote is being taken and the voter’s opinion for or against  the item on the agenda. The voter shall record his or her opinion on the ballot paper  . The chairman and secretary of the meeting recalculate the votes for and against and  announce the decision on the agenda item under discussion. The ballot paper cannot be  revoked.

VII. COMMUNITY GOVERNING BODY, ELECTION AND WITHDRAWAL PROCEDURES, ITS COMPETENCES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF MEMBERS


35. The bodies of the Community are: the Meeting of the Members of the Community and the collegial governing body – the Board of the Community. The members of the Board of the Community are elected from among the members of the Association by the Meeting of the Members of the Association for a period of 3 years. Instead of resigning or removed members of the Board of the Association, each member of the Board shall be elected only until the end of the term of office of the current Board. The number of terms of office of members of the management bodies is not limited.
36. The Community Board shall be composed of 8 members.
37. The Board of the Community shall act in accordance with the rules of procedure adopted by the Assembly of Members of the Community. The Community Board shall be chaired by its Chairperson. The chairman is elected from among the members of the board by the meeting of the members of the association.
38. Decisions of the Community Board shall be taken at its meetings. Every member of the Board has the right to convene meetings. A meeting of the Board is considered to have taken place when more than 2/3 of the members of the Board are present. During the voting, each member of the Board of the Association has one vote. A member of the Board shall not have the right to vote when a matter related to his / her activities in the Board or his / her responsibility is decided at a meeting of the Board. A decision of the Board shall be deemed adopted when more than half of the members of the Board vote for it. If the votes of the members of the Board of the Association “for” and “against” are equally divided, the vote of the Chairman of the Board of the Association shall be decisive. Minutes of the meetings of the Board shall be taken, unless the decision is signed by all members of the Board
39. Not later than 10 days before the ordinary meeting of the members of the association, the board of the association must prepare a report on the activities of the association. It must contain an overview of the activities of the partnership during the reporting financial year, the most important events in the partnership in the current financial year before the regular meeting of members, business plans and forecasts of the partnership.
40. The Community Board organizes the activities of the Community, recruits and dismisses employees, concludes and terminates employment contracts with them. The Community’s governing body shall act on behalf of the Community in its relations with other persons and shall have the power to enter into transactions.
41. Community management body:

41.1. organizes the activities of the association and supervises the observance of its statutes;
41.2. implements the annual income and expenditure estimate of the partnership, the annual and long-term plan for the renewal (repair, reconstruction) or modernization of the objects of common use, prepares the annual financial statements and submits it to the meeting of the members of the partnership;
41.3. manages and preserves the community’s general use property and objects registration book, the community’s technical and legal documents;
41.4. In the cases established by the Law on Horticultural Associations of the Republic of Lithuania and at the request of the members, submit information and documents to the meeting of the members of the association;
41.5. submit community documents and data to the register of legal persons;
41.6. The information specified in the Law on Gardeners’ Associations of the Republic of Lithuania shall be publicly published in the electronic publication “Public Announcements of Legal Entities” issued by the State Enterprise Center of Registers;
41.7. provide the necessary information to the members of the community. Copies of documents submitted by the association shall be paid for in accordance with the procedure established by the meeting of the members of the association;
41.8. resolves the issues of admission of new members to the community, promotion of members, discipline;
41.9. perform other duties established by the Law on Gardeners’ Associations of the Republic of Lithuania and other laws and other legal acts, as well as the articles of association of the association;

41.10. changes the seat of the Community.

42. The Board of the Community shall examine the applications, requests and complaints of the members of the Community and shall reply within one month.
43. The Community Board shall ensure that the auditor is provided with all Community documents required for the specified inspection.
44. The liability of members of the Board who fail to perform or improperly perform their duties shall be established by the Civil Code, Laws of Gardeners’ Associations and other laws. The members of the Board of the Community must jointly and severally indemnify the Community for the losses caused by the decisions of the Board taken in violation of the Articles of Association, Lawyers’ Associations and other laws. Those members of the Board who voted against such a decision or did not attend the meeting at the time of its adoption and within 7 days after learning of or should have become aware of such a decision shall submit a written objection to the chairman of the meeting. The resignation or removal of a member of the Board shall not relieve him of the damages caused by his fault. A member of the Management Board may be exempted from compensation for losses incurred in the performance of his duties, if he relied on Community documents and other information the accuracy of which was not in doubt or acted within the limits of normal economic risk. Disputes over damages are settled by the court.

VIII. CONTROL OF COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES


45. The economic activities of the Community are controlled by an auditor. The auditor is elected at the meeting of members for a term of 3 (three) years. The auditor’s rules of procedure shall be laid down in his rules of procedure.
46. ​​Members of the Community Board, their spouses or life partners when the partnership is registered in accordance with the procedure established by law, and persons connected with the members of the Board by kinship or in-laws (parents (adoptive parents), children (adopted), siblings, as well as brothers, sisters, parents and children of the spouses or partners).
47. Auditor:

47.1. examine the economic and financial activities of the Community;
47.2. inform the Assembly of Members of the Community, the Board of the Community of any irregularities in the activities of the Community;
47.3. present an opinion on the annual accounts of the Community to the meeting of members at the end of the financial year;
47.4. must carry out an extraordinary inspection of economic and financial activities, if required by at least 1/4 of the members of the Community, and submit a report to the meeting of the members of the Community.

IX. PROCEDURE FOR ESTABLISHING AND PAYING TARGETED, CUMULATIVE AND OTHER CONTRIBUTIONS RELATING TO COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES, EVALUATION OF NON-CASH CONTRIBUTIONS AND INCLUSION OF THE WORKING EXPENSES OF MEMBERS OF THE COMMUNITY AND THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS


48. Accumulation and payment of cumulative and targeted funds required for the renovation (repair or reconstruction) or modernization of public facilities in the Community, as well as for the implementation of mandatory requirements for the use and maintenance of buildings specified in laws and regulations, as well as for projects related to long-term Community activities. the procedure must be laid down in the annual and long-term Community plans approved by the meeting of the members of the Community.
49. Non-monetary contributions shall be assessed by a commission set up by the Board of the Association. Minutes shall be taken of the meetings of the Commission and, in the light of the Commission’s assessment, the Board of the Community shall decide to set off the contributions.

X. COMMUNITY ASSETS, PROCEDURES FOR DISTRIBUTION AND USE OF REVENUE

50. Community assets shall be managed, used and disposed of in accordance with the procedure laid down by law and by the Community Statute.
51. The revenue of the Community shall consist of:

51.1. Community membership fees and targeted contributions;
51.2. income from Community assets;
51.3. revenue from Community activities;
51.4. state or municipal target funds;
51.5. money and other assets transferred irretrievably by natural or legal persons;
51.6. other legally acquired income.

52. Membership fees shall be paid in cash. Targeted contributions can be monetary or non-monetary. Works and services may not be in kind.
53. The use of Community funds shall be determined in accordance with the procedure laid down by the meeting of the members of the Community for the purpose of approving the annual estimates of revenue and expenditure of the Community.
54. The Community’s revenue is accounted for in accordance with the Law on Accounting.

XI. PROCEDURE FOR AMENDING THE STATUTES


55. A draft amendment to the Community Statute shall be prepared by its initiators. If the draft articles of association are not prepared by the board, they shall be submitted to the board. The decision to include a draft amendment to the statutes on the agenda of the meeting of members of the Community shall be taken by the Governing Board.
56. The statutes of the Community may be amended only by a meeting of the members of the Community.
57. The statutes of the Community and amendments thereto shall be signed by the person authorized by the meeting of members of the Community which has decided to amend the statutes.
58. The Community Board shall submit amendments to the statutes and the full text of the amended statutes, together with other documents specified in legal acts, to the Register of Legal Entities.
59. The amended Community Statutes shall enter into force upon their entry in the Register of Legal Entities.

XII. TERMINATION AND RESTRUCTURING OF THE COMMUNITY


60. The community shall be reorganized, liquidated and reorganized in accordance with the procedure established by the Civil Code and the Law on Gardeners’ Associations of the Republic of Lithuania.

XIII. SETTLEMENT OF DISPUTES


61. Disputes between the Community and its members, between the Community and other natural or legal persons shall be settled in accordance with the procedure established by the Civil Code.
62. If the members of the Community so request in writing, disputes between them may be settled by the Community Board or by a meeting of the members of the Community. The dispute shall first be examined at a meeting of the Community Management Board in accordance with the rules of procedure of the Management Board within one month of receipt of the statement. If the Board so decides, the dispute between the members of the Community may be referred to the next meeting of the members of the Community. The decision shall be notified to the parties in writing. If the parties to the dispute do not agree with the adopted decision, their dispute may be resolved in court in accordance with the procedure established by law.