SOUTH AFRICAN FUTSAL FEDERATION
In this Constitution, the Rules and Regulations, unless the context indicates otherwise, “AGM”: means Annual General Meeting
“Arbitration Tribunal”: means an Arbitration Tribunal referred to in Article 72 and the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) referred to in Article 73.
“Absolute majority”: means more than half of the entire Membership that is eligible and entitled to vote;
“Annual AGM or SGM”: means the Annual AGM or SGM contemplated in Article 27
“Associate Member”: means an associate Member contemplated by Article 10.2;
“Association Futsal”: means the game controlled by AMF and organized in accordance with the Laws of the Game;
“AMF”: means the Asociacion Mundial de Futsal;
“AMF Statutes” or “Statutes of AMF”: means the statutes, rules and regulations of AMF;
“CAS (TAS)”: Court of Arbitration for Sport (Tribunal Arbitral du Sport) in Lausanne (Switzerland) referred to in Article 73;
“Chief Executive Officer”: means the Chief Executive Officer or General Secretary contemplated by Article 66;
“Club”: means a Member of the Leagues affiliated to a Member or associate Member of SAFF;
“Close of business”: means by no later than 17h00 on weekdays (Mondays to Fridays) excluding weekends and public holidays;
“Confederation”: means a group of Associations recognized by AMF;
“Constitution”: means these Articles of Association;
“AGM or SGM”: means the supreme governing and legislative body of SAFF;
“Constitution of the Republic”: means the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa Act 108 of 1996 as amended from time to time;
“CAFUSA”: means the Confederation Africaine de Futsal;
“LFA”: means a Local Futsal Association contemplated by Article 10.1.2;
“Electoral Code” means the SAFF Electoral Code referred to in Article 25.12 the provisions of which are incorporated herein by reference;
“Electoral Committee” means the Committee referred to in Articles 25.10 – 25.12;
“Executive office in SAFF”: means the positions of President, Vice-Presidents, or Member of the National Executive Committee;
“Foreign company”: means a company registered outside the Republic of South Africa or controlled, directly or indirectly, by such a company or companies or a company deemed to be a foreign company in terms of the laws of the Republic of South Africa;
“General Secretariat”: shall mean the administrative structure of SAFF under the Chief Executive Officer as contemplated in Article 19.5;
“Intermediary”: a natural or legal person who, for a fee or free of charge, represents players and/or clubs in negotiations with a view to concluding an employment contract or represents clubs in negotiations with a view to concluding a transfer agreement.
“League Members of the National Executive Committee”: means the 2 Members of the National Executive Committee nominated by the League and elected by AGM or SGM in terms of Article 32.1.4;
“League Vice-President” means the chairperson of the League appointed in terms of Article 32.1.2; “Emergency Committee”: means the Emergency Committee contemplated by Article 40;
“Match Agent”: means agents who arrange matches between teams belonging to different or the same confederations in possession of a license issued by AMF;
“Member”: means a Regional Member, the Special Member or Associate Member;
“Member in good standing”: means a Member which has complied with all obligations imposed upon Members by the Constitution;
“National Association”: means a national Futsal association affiliated to AMF;
“National Executive Committee”: means the National Executive Committee contemplated by Article 32;
“Office-Bearer”: means the President, a Vice-President or any other Member of the National Executive Committee;
“Officials”: means any elected or appointed individual (including foreign nationals) who is affiliated to a Member, an Associate Member or the League and includes all National Executive Committee Members, committee Members, coaches, referees and attendants as well as any other person responsible for technical, medical and administrative matters at the League or Club, SAFF, CAFUSA and AMF ;
“Ordinary Vice-President”: means a Vice-President other than the League Vice-President;
“Ordinary Courts”: means courts of law established in terms of the laws of the Republic of South Africa and the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa;
“Player”: means any amateur or professional Futsal player registered with SAFF through its Members;
“Provincial Structure”: means a group of Members recognized by SAFF that belong to the same geopolitical province as defined in the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa.
“Regional Member”: means a Regional Member contemplated by Article 10.1.1;
“Regulations”: means Regulations made in terms of the SAFF Constitution;
“Rules”: means Rules made in terms of the SAFF Constitution;
“SAFF”: means the South African Futsal Federation;
“SGM”: means Special General Meeting;
“Simple Majority” : means more than half of the eligible Members who are present in a meeting, and who are entitled to vote;
“Standing Orders”: means the set of rules used to conduct the business of a meeting using commonly accepted procedure as contemplated in the Standing Orders for SAFF Meetings;
“WFA”: World Futsal Association;
NAME, HEADQUARTERS, LEGAL FORM – ARTICLE 1
1.1 The Association hereby constituted shall be known as the South African Futsal Federation and hereinafter referred to as “SAFF”.
1.2 In this Constitution, the Association is referred to as “SAFF”.
1.3 The flag of SAFF shall consist of SAFF colours being Black, Gold and White with Green, and the emblem shall be a portrayal of a shield and a Futsal ball.
1.4 The logo of SAFF shall consist of a portrayal of a Futsal partly overlaid with a sphere depicting the map of South Africa.
1.5 The flag, logo and abbreviation are legally registered in accordance with the Copyright and Trademarks laws of the Republic of South Africa.
1.6 The area of jurisdiction of SAFF shall be throughout the Republic of South Africa.
1.7 The headquarters of SAFF shall be at the Cad4All Career and Design College, 21E – First Floor, Bellville Mall, corner of Voortrekker road and Bill Bezuidenhout Street, Bellville Cape Town or any other address that may be chosen by the Association from time to time.
1.8 It is recorded that the founder of SAFF to be Mr Jody Van Heerden
1.9 The date of incorporation of SAFF is 2017.
1.10 SAFF is a public organization of an associative nature incorporated in accordance with the laws of the Republic of South Africa and shall be a universitas with full legal personality including the rights to sue and be sued in its own name and to hold property in its own name.
1.11 No Member or office-bearer of SAFF shall have any right to its assets nor incur any liability for its obligations.
1.12 It is recorded that SAFF is a Public Benefit Organisation (PBO) in accordance with the provisions of Section 30(3) of the Income Tax Act of 1962, as amended.
AIMS, OBJECTIVES AND POWERS OF THE ASSOCIATION – ARTICLE 2
2. SAFF shall have no other objectives save for objectives provided for below and the funds be employed exclusively in the promotion of such objectives and provided further that SAFF’s activities shall be limited to the Republic of South Africa.
SAFF shall have the following aims and objectives:
2.1 to carry on the public benefit activity of administering, developing, coordinating and promoting the game of Futsal in which the participants take part in accordance with the principles as laid down in the statutes of the AMF;
2.2 to improve the game of futsal consistently and promote, regulate and control it throughout the territory of South Africa in accordance with the principles of fair play and its unifying, educational, cultural and humanitarian values, particularly through youth and development programmes;
2.3 to organize competitions of Futsal in all its forms, by defining, as required, the areas of authority delegated to the various Members and Leagues of which it is composed;
2.4 To draw up regulations and provisions and to ensure their enforcement;
2.5 To protect the interests of its Members;
respected by its Members;
jeopardise the integrity of matches or competitions or give rise to abuse of the game of Futsal;
2.8 to control and supervise all Futsal matches played throughout the territory of South Africa;
2.10 To host competitions at both provincial, national and international levels;
the jurisdiction of SAFF;
indirectly to advance the interests of SAFF;
2.13 to acquire and develop playing facilities including the construction of indoor futsal stadia;
2.14 to distribute monies to its Members for the protection, promotion and advancement of amateur Futsal;
ions for the betterment of Futsal in general;
2.16 to do all such things as may be incidental or conducive to the attainment of the objective or any one of them;
2.17.1 To engage staff on the basis of a policy of fair employment and equal opportunities;
2.17.2 To acquire assets and enter into commitments for the promotion of its aims and objectives;
2.17.3 To confer honours and awards on individuals, in recognition of their contribution to futsal in South Africa;
2.17.4 To grant practical and financial assistance to individuals and organisations in order to enable them to promote ideas and concepts consistent with the objects of SAFF;
2.17.5 To enter into donor funding arrangements with companies or individuals and to solicit and accept fees, donations, bequests, contributions, and subscriptions for the funds of SAFF, provided however that SAFF shall ensure that no donor will derive any monetary advantage from any monies paid to and on behalf of SAFF;
2.17.6 to take, lease, purchase or otherwise acquire premises, equipment, vehicles, furniture and other property or assets, whether movable or immovable which may be deemed necessary or convenient for any of the purposes of SAFF, and in order to provide suitable equipment, accommodation and futsal facilities;
2.17.7 to improve, manage, develop, exchange or lease, mortgage, sell, dispose of, turn to account and grant options, rights and privileges in respect of, or otherwise deal with, or any part of the property and rights of SAFF;
invest the funds of SAFF in such manner as it may be deemed best to achieve the objectives and purposes of SAFF;
2.17.9 To enter into such commercial or other transactions in connection with any trade or business of SAFF as may seem desirable for the purpose of SAFF’s affairs;
secure and guarantee the due performance by SAFF of any obligation or liability it may undertake;
2.17.11 to open and operate banking accounts and to draw, make, accept, endorse, sign, discount, execute, issue cheques, promissory notes, bills of exchange, bills of lading, warrants, debentures and other negotiable instruments;
2.17.12 to make rules which shall not be inconsistent with the terms of this Constitution. The Rules of SAFF shall have the same force and effect as if they were incorporated in the Articles of the Constitution;
2.17.13 to select teams for International and Representative matches at all levels and to arrange tours and to sanction matches in and regulate the transfer of players to and from the Republic of South Africa in terms of the AMF Regulations;
2.17.14 to keep or cause to be kept, true accounts of all receipts, credits, payments, assets and liabilities of SAFF and all other matters necessary for showing the correct financial state of affairs of SAFF. The accounts shall be kept in such books and in such manner as the National Executive Committee deems fit and to the satisfaction of the Auditors of SAFF;
2.17.15 to appoint auditors to audit annual accounts of SAFF;
until these are placed on a satisfactory footing;
2.17.17 to appoint such sub-committees or commissions upon such terms as it may consider necessary to give effect to its powers;
2.17.18 to suspend, fine, terminate the Membership of or otherwise deal with any Member, Local Futsal Association, Academy, Club or individual affiliated to SAFF or any of its Members for infringing the Constitution, regulations, policies, principles or resolutions of SAFF or for engaging in acts of misconduct, improper practices, misdemeanour’s, acts of defiance, or for bringing SAFF into disrepute;
2.17.19 to establish, subscribe or carry on through any subsidiary company any activities which SAFF is authorized to carry on and to make any arrangements whatsoever with such subsidiary company as thought fit;
NEUTRALITY AND NON DISCRIMINATION – ARTICLE 3
3.1 SAFF is neutral in matters of politics and religion.
punishable by suspension or expulsion.
PROMOTING FRIENDLY RELATIONS – ARTICLE 4
4.1 SAFF shall promote friendly relations between its Members, Academy’s, Clubs, Officials and Players and in society for humanitarian objectives.
4.3 SAFF shall provide the necessary institutional means to resolve any internal dispute that may arise between Members, Academy’s, Clubs, Officials and Players affiliated to Members of SAFF.
PLAYERS – ARTICLE 5
5.1 The status of Players and the provisions for their transfer shall be regulated by the SAFF National Executive Committee in accordance with the current AMF Regulations for the Status and Transfer of Players.
it in accordance with its own Rules which must not be inconsistent with SAFF and AMF Regulations for Status and Transfer of Players.
LAWS OF THE GAME – ARTICLE 6
6.SAFF and each of its Members administer Futsal in compliance with the Laws of the Game issued by AMF. Only AMF may lay down and alter the Laws of the Game.
CONDUCT OF MEMBERS AND OFFICIALS – ARTICLE 7
OFFICIAL LANGUAGES AND POWERS OF THE ASSOCIATION – ARTICLE 8
ADMISSION, SUSPENSION AND EXPULSION – ARTICLE 9
9.1 An AGM or SGM shall decide whether to admit, suspend or expel a Member, an Associate Member or any official.
9.2 Admission may be granted if the applicant fulfils the requirements of SAFF.
cancellation of all rights in relation to SAFF or its Member.
MEMBERSHIP – ARTICLE 10
Municipal Demarcation Act 27 of 1998, as amended, and are the following:
10.1.1 Each regional Member must be a representative unit for amateur Local Futsal Association within its respective region.
Associations which are representative units of respective localities in accordance with the relevant boundaries and shall set out the powers of such Local Futsal Associations.
10.2 Associate Members
10.2.1 SAFF may confer recognition on an Associate Member provided that such Associate Member has obtained 6 out of 9 representatives within the SAFF Provincial Structures and further provided such Associate Member has been admitted as SAFF reserves the right to submit names of such Associate Members to the AGM OR SGM for recognition.
10.2.3 SAFF may, by a two-thirds majority vote taken solely for this purpose, withdraw its recognition of any Associate Member contemplated in Article10.2.1, in which event the relevant association will cease, forthwith, to be an associate Member of SAFF.
10.2.4 In matters of mutual interest, SAFF and any Members may enter into a written agreement covering issues such as a joint liaison committee, communication, leagues whether national or otherwise, compensation, levies, disputes, referees, coaches and such other matters as deemed necessary from time to time.
REQUEST AND PROCEDURE FOR ADMISSION OF MEMBERSOR ASSOCIATE MEMBERS – ARTICLE 11
11.1 The procedure for admission of Members may be regulated by special regulations approved by the National Executive Committee of SAFF;
11.2 The application must be in writing and accompanied by the following mandatory items:
11.2.1 A copy of its legally valid statutes and regulations;
11.2.2 A declaration that it will always comply with the Statutes, regulations and decisions of SAFF, CAFUSA and AMF and ensure that these are also respected by its own Members, Academy’s, Clubs, Officials and Players;
11.2.3 A declaration that it will comply with the Laws of the Game in force;
11.2.4 A declaration that it recognizes the judicial bodies of SAFF;
11.2.5 A declaration that it is located and registered in the Republic of South Africa;
11.2.6 A declaration that it will play all official home matches in the territory of SAFF;
11.2.7 A list of Officials, specifying those who are authorized signatories with the right to enter into legally binding agreements with third parties;
11.2.8 A declaration that it undertakes to organize or participate in friendly matches only with the prior written consent of SAFF;
11.2.9 A copy of the minutes of its last AGM;
11.3 This article shall not affect the status of existing Members;
11.4 The National Executive Committee shall request the AGM or SGM at its sole discretion either to admit or not to admit an applicant. The applicant may state the reasons for its application to the AGM or SGM;
11.5 The new Member shall acquire Membership rights and duties as soon as it has been admitted. Its delegates are eligible to vote and be elected with immediate effect;
MEMBERS’ RIGHTS – ARTICLE 12
12.1 The Members of SAFF have the following rights:
12.1.1 To take part in the AGM or SGM of SAFF, to know its agenda in advance, to be called to attend the AGM or SGM within the prescribed time and to exercise their voting rights;
12.1.2 To draw up proposals for inclusion in the agenda of the AGM or SGM;
12.1.3 To nominate candidates for all bodies of SAFF to be elected;
12.1.5 To take part in competitions and/or other sports activities organised by SAFF;
12.1.6 To exercise all other rights arising from the Statutes and regulations of SAFF.
12.2The exercise of these rights is subject to other provisions in these Statutes and the applicable Regulations.
MEMBERS’ OBLIGATIONS – ARTICLE 13
13.1.1 To comply fully with the Statutes, regulations, directives and decisions of AMF, CAFUSA and SAFF at all times and to ensure that these are also respected by its Members;
13.1.2 To ensure the election of its decision-making bodies;
13.1.3 To take part in competitions and other sports activities organised by SAFF;
13.1.4To pay their Membership subscriptions;
13.1.5 To respect the Laws of the Game as laid down by AMF and to ensure that these are also respected by its Members through a provision in the Constitution of such a Member;
13.1.7 To communicate to SAFF any amendment of its statutes and regulations as well as the list of its Officials or persons who are authorised signatories with the right to enter into legally binding agreements with third parties;
13.1.9 To observe the principles of loyalty, integrity and good sporting behaviour as an expression of fair play through a statutory provision;
13.1.10 to observe the mandatory items specified under Article 11.2 for the duration of their affiliation;
13.1.12 to comply fully with all other duties arising from the Statutes and other regulations of AMF, CAFUSA and SAFF.
SUSPENSION – ARTICLE 14
EXPULSION – ARTICLE 15
15.1.2 It seriously violates the Statutes, regulations, directives or decisions of AMF, CAFUSA or SAFF;
RESIGNATION – ARTICLE 16
STATUS OF CLUBS, LEAGUES, REGIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND SUBORDINATE STATUS OF MEMBERS AND OTHER GROUPS – ARTICLE 17
17.1 The League, Regional Associations, Associate Members or any other groups of Members affiliated to SAFF shall be subordinate to and recognized by SAFF. This Constitution defines the scope of authority and the rights and duties of these Members and groups. Their statutes and regulations must be ratified by the Emergency Committee or the National Executive Committee of SAFF, as the case may be;
more than one Club or group whenever the integrity of any match or competition could be jeopardised;
17.4 Members shall be subordinate to SAFF and must comply with this constitution, the Regulations and any directive issued by SAFF;
effect and until the National Executive Committee of SAFF has ratified it;
HONORARY PRESIDENTS AND HONORARY MEMBERS – ARTICLE 18
18.2 The National Executive Committee shall make these nominations;
participate in the debates but are not entitled to vote;
BODIES OF SAFF – ARTICLE 19
The bodies of SAFF shall be the following:
19.1 AGM or SGM which is the supreme and legislative body of SAFF;
hich is the executive body of SAFF;
19.3 The Emergency Committee contemplated in article 40 below;
19.4 Standing and ad-hoc committees shall advise and assist the National Executive Committee in fulfilling its duties. Their duties, composition and function are defined in these Statutes and/or special regulations drawn up by the National Executive Committee;
19.5 The general secretariat which is the administrative body of SAFF;
19.6 The judicial bodies are the National Disciplinary Committee and the National Appeal Board;
19.7 The bodies of SAFF shall be either elected or appointed by SAFF itself without any external influence and in accordance with the procedures described in this Constitution;
SAFF PROVINCIAL STRUCTURE
19 A (1) Members that belong to the same geopolitical province as defined have formed the following provincial structures, which are recognised by SAFF:
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING AND SPECIAL GENERAL MEETING – ARTICLE 20
DELEGATES AND VOTES – ARTICLE 21
Each Regional Association may either mandate their three (3) delegates to exercise its four
The League may either mandate their (6) delegates to exercise its six (6) votes collectively, alternatively, to
AGM OR SGM’ AREAS OF AUTHORITY – ARTICLE 22
22. The AGM or SGM has the following authority:
QUORUM OF THE AGM OR SGM – ARTICLE 23
DECISIONS OF THE AGM OR SGM – ARTICLE 24
ELECTIONS OF OFFICERS – ARTICLE 25
25.9 The onus shall be on the Member concerned to ensure that nominations and acceptances are received by the auditors on or before the closing date.
persons duly nominated to the Chief Executive Officer / Nominated Officer who shall forward the list to the SAFF Electoral Committee for approval. The original nomination forms shall be retained by the auditors;
ons from the auditors, the Chief Executive Officer shall send the list of nominations as received from the auditors and approved by the Electoral Committee to all Members along with the agenda for the elective AGM or SGM;
25.12 The Chairperson of the Electoral Committee and Members of the Committee will conduct the elections in accordance with the provisions of the SAFF Electoral Code;
he floor. In such event no nomination will be accepted unless the nominee in question is present at the elective AGM or SGM and indicates his/her willingness to accept nomination;
in addition to his/her deliberative vote;
Executive Committee Member shall be a female. Delegates may vote for a maximum of four (4) candidates, but may vote for fewer than four (4). In the event of a tie a second round of voting will be held between those candidates who are tied only;
25.17 Thereafter the President shall announce the names of the Provincial Chairpersons elected from the Provincial AGM or SGM, namely one (1) from each of the Provinces of the Republic of South Africa.
25.18 Should any disputerelating to an election arise during the meeting, the electoral Committee shall rule thereon, and its ruling shall be final and may not be challenged by any candidate, delegate or Member;
25.19 Subject to the provisions of this Article, Office Bearers hold office until their successors have been elected at an elective AGM or SGM;
25.20A vacancy in any office of the National Executive Committee shall occur:-
25.20.4 upon the amendment of these Statutes providing for the addition of new Members;
ORDINARY AGM OR SGM / AND POLICY AGM OR SGM – ARTICLE 26
ORDINARY AGM OR SGM AGENDA/ AND POLICY AGM OR SGM ANNUAL AGM OR SGM – ARTICLE 27
Committee shall convene the Ordinary AGM or SGM for the date nominated in the first such notices/he receives;
wishes to submit to the AGM or SGM shall be sent to the Chief Executive Officer in writing, with a brief explanation, by close of business at least thirty (30) days before the date of AGM or SGM;
d to the Chief Executive Officer of SAFF in writing per registered post and/or telefax or by email by the close of business not less than thirty(30) days prior to the date of such Ordinary AGM or SGM. The Chief Executive Officer of SAFF shall circulate all motions submitted to him/her together with the agenda for the Meeting and the audited financial statements of SAFF to all Members per registered post and/or telefax or by email not less than fourteen (14) days prior to the Ordinary AGM or SGM;
27.5 Members must forward in writing to the Chief Executive Officer the names of the delegates who will represent them at the Annual AGM or SGM. Unless such confirmation is received by the Chief Executive Officer at least seven (7) days before the meeting, the delegates in question will not be accredited and will not be entitled to participate in the meeting;
limits set out in this Article.
188.8.131.52 Declaration that the Ordinary AGM or SGM has been convened and composed in compliance with the Statutes of SAFF;
184.108.40.206 Approval of the agenda;
220.127.116.11 An address by the President;
18.104.22.168 Appointment of Members to check the minutes;
22.214.171.124 Appointment of scrutineers;
126.96.36.199 Suspension or expulsion of Members (if applicable);
188.8.131.52 Dismissal of a Member or a person (if applicable);
solidated Annual Financial Statements and reports of the Auditors for the previous year;
184.108.40.206 Presentation of the budget;
220.127.116.11 admission for Membership (if applicable);
18.104.22.168 Discussion of items proposed by the National Executive Committee of SAFF or the Members of SAFF as contemplated in Article 27.4;
(if applicable) upon the proposal of the National Executive Committee;
22.214.171.124 election of the President, Vice-Presidents and Members of the National Executive Committee (if applicable);
126.96.36.199 any further items proposed by the Members or the NEC (if applicable)
27.7.2 The agenda of an Annual AGM or SGM may be altered, provided two-thirds (2/3) of the Members present at the AGM or SGM and eligible to vote, agree to such a motion.
27.7.3 The AGM or SGM shall not make a decision on any point not included in the agenda.
EXTRAORDINARY AGM OR SGM – ARTICLE 28
28.4 When an Extraordinary AGM or SGM is convened on the initiative of the National Executive Committee, it must draw up the agenda. When an Extraordinary AGM or SGM is convened upon the request of Members, the agenda must contain the points raised by those Members.
AMENDMENTS TO THE CONSTITUTION, REGULATIONS GOVERNING THE APPLICATION OF THE STATUTES AND THE STANDING ORDERS OF THE AGM OR SGM – ARTICLE 29
29.1 The AGM or SGM is responsible for amending the Statutes, the Regulations Governing the Application of the Statutes and the Standing Orders of the AGM or SGM;
29.2 Any proposals for an amendment to the Constitution must be submitted in writing with a brief explanation to the general secretariat by a Member or by the National Executive Committee;
29.3 A proposal for an amendment to the Statutes shall be adopted only if two-thirds (2/3) of the Members present and eligible to vote agree to it;
29.4 When considering an amendment to the Statutes, regulations and standing orders of the AGM or SGM, it shall be competent to adopt an amendment to such amendment;
29.5 The text of all amendments to the Statutes shall be forwarded to all Members and submitted to the Commissioner for the South African Revenue Service within 30 (thirty) days of it having been approved by AGM or SGM;
29.6 Any proposal to amend the Regulations Governing the Application of the Statutes and the Standing Orders of the AGM or SGM must be submitted in writing with a brief explanation to the general secretariat by a Member or by the National Executive Committee;
MINUTES – ARTICLE 30
minutes shall be checked by those Members designated and shall be approved at the next AGM or SGM;
EFFECTIVE DATES OF DECISIONS – ARTICLE 31
NATONAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE – ARTICLE 32
or SGM at which the National Executive Committee will be elected as contemplated in Article 25.11;
32.6 A Member of the National Executive Committee may not at the same time be a Member of a judicial body of SAFF;
MEETINGS OF THE NATIONAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE – ARTICLE 33
33.5 The meetings of the National Executive Committee shall not be held in public. The National Executive Committee may, however, invite third parties to attend. Those third parties shall not have voting rights, and may only express an opinion with the permission of the National Executive
POWERS OF THE NATIONAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE – ARTICLE 34
DECISIONS OF THE NATIONAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE – ARTICLE 35
DISMISSAL OF PERSON OR BODY – ARTICLE 36
PRESIDENT – ARTICLE 37
37.1 The President represents SAFF legally;
CANDIDATE FOR THE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT – ARTICLE 38
REPRESENTATION AND SIGNATURE – ARTICLE 39
EMERGENCY COMMITTEE – ARTICLE 40
STANDING COMMITTEES – ARTICLE 41
FINANCE AND PROCUREMENT COMMITTEE – ARTICLE 42
AUDIT AND RISK COMMITTEE – ARTICLE 43
ORGANISING COMMITTEE FOR SAFF COMPETITIONS – ARTICLE 44
TECHNICAL AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE – ARTICLE 45
NATIONAL REFEREES COMMITTEE – ARTICLE 46
LEGAL AND CONSTITUTIONAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE – ARTICLE 47
WOMEN’S FUTSAL COMMITTEE – ARTICLE 48
YOUTH FUTSAL COMMITTEE – ARTICLE 49
FUTSAL COMMITTEE – ARTICLE 50
SPORTS MEDICAL COMMITTEE – ARTICLE 51
PLAYERS’ STATUS COMMITTEE – ARTICLE 52
COMMITTEE FOR ETHICS AND FAIR PLAY – ARTICLE 53
MEDIA FUTSAL COMMITTEE – ARTICLE 54
54.1dealing with the working conditions for the media at SAFF;
COMMERCIAL MARKETING AND TELEVISION ADVISORY BOARD – ARTICLE 55
DISPUTE RESOLUTION COMMITTEE – ARTICLE 56
MEMBERSHIP AFFAIRS – ARTICLE 57
SAFETY, SECURITY AND FAIR PLAY COMMITTEE – ARTICLE 58
JOINT LIAISON COMMITTEE (JLC) – ARTICLE 59
AD-HOC COMMITTEES AND SUB COMMITTEES – ARTICLE 60
REMUNERATION COMMITTEE – ARTICLE 61
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER/GENERAL SECRETARY – ARTICLE 62
JUDICIAL BODIES – ARTICLE 63
NATIONAL DISCIPLINARY COMMITTEE – ARTICLE 64
NATIONAL APPEAL BOARD – ARTICLE 65
DISCIPLINARY MEASURES – ARTICLE 66
ARBITRATION – ARTICLE 67
JURISDICTION – ARTICLE 68
FINANCIAL MATTERS – ARTICLE 69
INDEPENDENT AUDITORS – ARTICLE 70
MEMBERSHIP SUBSCRIPTIONS – ARTICLE 71
LEVIES – ARTICLE 72
COMPETITIONS – ARTICLE 73
73.1.1 The Championship