Chapter 1, General provisions
Article 1: The said corporation may be referred to and expressed as The Jazz Vocalist Society of Japan.
Article 2: The said corporation establishes its main office in Shinjuku-ku in Tokyo.
Chapter 2. Purposes and business
Article 3: The said corporation may aim on spreading music education for the purpose of training world-class jazz vocalists from Japan.
Article 4: The said corporation may undertake following projects as to achieve the goal that has been stated on the article above.
Chapter 3, Employees (Acquisition of qualification on becoming a legal employee)
Article 5: A person who wishes to be employed at the said corporation is required to proceed application that has been set at the policyholders meeting, and must obtain approval by the corporation
A person may become a legal employee at the said corporation after obtaining approval as explained above, and complete deposits of membership fees to the designated account set by the said corporation within 90 days from after application date
Article 6: Sum of the total membership fee may be stipulated after the decision made at the policyholders meeting.
Article 7: An employee of the corporation may be allowed to resign from their posts after submitting the specified request of resignation.
Article 8: An employee of the corporation may be expelled after the adoption of resolution by the policyholders’ meeting, in the case when the person falls under the following 3 sections.
(Forfeit of membership rights)
Article 9: In addition to the previous 2 Articles, the employee of the corporation may be expelled after the adoption of resolution by the policyholders’ meeting, in the case when the person falls under following 3 sections.
Chapter 4. Policyholders’ meeting
Article 10. The policyholders’ meeting may consist of all employees in the corporation.
Article 11. The policyholders’ meeting may resolve over following factors.
(Holding policyholders’ meeting)
Article 12. Policyholders’ meeting may be held once in August every year, or when there is emergency and is needed, as an annual meeting.
Article 13. Policyholders’ meeting may be convened mainly by the representative director, excepting the cases where requires a legal action.
Article 14. The representative director may be equivalent and represent as the chairperson of policyholders’ meeting.
Article 15. Voting right at the policyholders’ meeting may be one per employee.
Article 16. Resolution at the policyholders’ meeting may be proceeded and decided, when the employees with more than half of the voting rights of the corporation attends.
Article 17. The minutes of the policyholders’ meeting may be made out pursuant to the provision of the laws and ordinances.
Chapter 5. Executives
(Formation of executives)
Article 18. The said corporation may form following executives’ positions.
(Election of executives)
Article 19. Representative directors may be elected after the policyholders’ meeting.
(Duties and authority of directors)
Article 20. The directors may execute their duties pursuant to the provision of the laws and ordinances, and the Articles of Incorporation.
(Directors’ term of office)
Article 21. Directors’ term of office may be until the end of the last fixed policyholders’ meeting within the two years of business year after the election.
(Expulsion of directors)
Article 22. Directors of the said corporation may be expelled after the resolution made at the policyholders’ meeting.
(Remuneration of the directors)
Article 23. Remuneration of the directors at the said corporation may be stipulated after the resolution made at the policyholders’ meeting.
Article 6. Accounting
Article 24. The business year of the said corporation starts at July 1st every year, and end at June 30th every next year.
(Business projects and balance budget)
Article 25. The business plan and balance budget documents of the said corporation must be made out by the representative director the day before the first day of the business year as a due date, and must receive approval at the policyholders’ meeting. Any alteration on this must follow the same procedure.
(Annual report and settlement)
(Prohibition against distribution of surplus)
Article 27. The said corporation does not distribute surpluses.
Chapter 7. Alteration on the Articles of Incorporation and dissolution
(Alteration on the Articles of Incorporation)
Article 28. The Articles of Incorporation can be altered after the policyholder’s meeting
Article 29. The said corporation may only be permitted to dissolve by the policyholders’ meeting or other legally stipulated reasons.
(Belonging of residual property)
Article 30. The residual property of the said corporation in liquidation may proceed through the resolution made at the policyholders’ meeting, and may be transferred to the corporation as described in No.17 of Article 5 on authorization of Public Interest Incorporated Association and Public Interest Incorporated Foundation, the country, or the local authority.
Chapter 8. Procedure of public annoucements
Article 31. The said corporation may make its public announcements through electronics.
Chapter 9. Supplementary provisions (The first business year)
Article 32. The said corporation may set its business year from the first day of the establishment of the corporation to June 30th of 2016.