Brief introduction of China Town Heating Association

The China Urban Heating Association was established in 1987. It is a national, industrial and non-profit social organization formed voluntarily by urban heating enterprises, related enterprises, institutions, and individuals. It has the status of a corporate legal person.

Purpose of the Association: Guided by Xi Jinping's thoughts on socialism with Chinese characteristics in the new era, give full play to the role of bridges between government departments and enterprises, provide services, reflect appeals, regulate behaviors, develop self-discipline, safeguard the legitimate rights and interests of members, strengthen industry norms, and promote China's urban heating industry continues to develop.

Constitution of China Town Heating Association

Chapter I General Provisions

Article 1 The name of this group is the China Town Heating Association. English name: CHINA DISTRICT HEATING ASSOCIATION. English name abbreviation: CDHA.

Article 2 This group is a national, industrial and non-profit social organization voluntarily formed by urban heating enterprises, related enterprises and institutions, social groups and individuals, and has the status of a corporate legal person.

Article 3 The purpose of the group: Guided by Xi Jinping's thoughts on socialism with Chinese characteristics in the new era, give full play to the role of bridges between government departments and enterprises, provide services, reflect appeals, regulate behaviors, develop self-discipline, safeguard members' legitimate rights and interests, and strengthen Standardize the industry to promote the sustainable development of urban heating in China.

In accordance with the regulations of the Communist Party of China, this Council establishes an organization of the Communist Party of China to carry out party activities and provides necessary conditions for the activities of party organizations.

This group abides by the Constitution, laws, regulations and national policies, practises the core values of socialism, and abides by social morality.

Article 4 This group accepts the business guidance and supervision of the Ministry of Civil Affairs and the competent authority of the People's Republic of China, the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development of the People's Republic of China.

Article 5 The residence of the group: Beijing.

Chapter II Business Scope

Article 6 Business scope of the group:

(1) Entrusted by government departments to participate in the research and formulation of relevant laws, regulations and industry policies; participate in the formulation and revision of industry development plans and industry standards.

(2) Conduct consulting services. Promote the scientific and technological progress and technological transformation of the heating industry, and participate in and organize the identification and promotion of new technologies, new equipment and new products with the approval of relevant government departments.

(3) Carry out statistics on heating industry according to authorization. Collect and organize basic heating data to provide reference for government departments and members.

(4) Carry out exchanges and cooperation. Carry out economic and technological exchanges and cooperation at home and abroad with the same industry. Organize related exhibitions according to the needs of industry development. Promote technological progress in the industry and improve the level of business management.

(5) Organize the training of business skills in the heating industry; organize the publicity and implementation of national standards, industry standards, and association standards related to heating, and be responsible for the preparation and distribution of group standards.

(6) According to regulations, edit and publish conference journals and information materials, and build and improve the website of the group.

(7) To undertake related tasks entrusted by government departments.

Chapter III Members

Article 7 The members of this group are divided into unit members and individual members.

Enterprises and institutions engaged in urban heating management, education and scientific research, design and construction, equipment production, investment and financing, and related social organizations can become unit members of this group upon application.

Individual members are well-known individuals who have long been engaged in heating work and are enthusiastic about heating.

Individual members do not charge membership fees.

Article 8 Members who apply to join the group must meet the following requirements:

(1) to support the constitution of the group;

(2) Willingness to join the group;

(3) It has certain influence in the heating industry.

Article 9 The procedure for membership membership is:

(1) Submitting application materials for membership;

(2) discussed and approved by the Council;

(3) The membership certificate is issued by the council or an agency authorized by the council.

Article 10 Members enjoy the following rights:

(1) The right to vote, be elected and vote for the group;

(2) participating in the activities of the group;

(3) Priority of obtaining services of the group;

(4) the right to criticize, suggest and supervise the work of the group;

(5) Volunteer membership and freedom to resign.

Article 11 Members fulfill the following obligations:

(1) abide by the constitution of the group and implement the resolutions of the group;

(2) safeguarding the legitimate rights and interests of the group;

(3) completing the tasks assigned by the group;

(4) Paying dues in accordance with regulations;

(5) Report the situation to the group and provide relevant information.

Article 12 Members withdraw from the membership shall notify the group in writing and return their membership card. If a member fails to perform his or her membership obligations within one year, it is deemed to be automatically withdrawn.

Article 13 Any member who commits a serious violation of this Articles of Association shall be removed by voting by the Board of Directors or the Standing Council.

Chapter IV Organizations and Personnel in Charge

Article 14 The highest authority of this group is the General Assembly. The powers of the General Assembly are:

(1) Formulating and revising the articles of association;

(2) election and removal of directors;

(3) to review the work report and financial report of the council;

(4) formulating and revising the standard of membership fees;

(5) Deciding on termination matters;

(6) Decide on other major matters.

Article 15 The general meeting of members must be attended by more than two-thirds of its members, and its resolutions must be approved by more than half of the members present at the meeting.

Article 16 The general assembly of members is held for 5 years. If the special term needs to be renewed in advance or postponed, it must be approved by the board of directors, submitted to the competent business unit for review, and approved by the registration management authority. The renewal can be postponed for a maximum of one year.

Article 17 This group has a council. The council is the executive body of the general meeting of members. During the intersessional period of the general meeting of members, the council leads the group to carry out daily work and is responsible to the general meeting of members.

Article 18 The functions and powers of the Council are:

(1) implementing the resolutions of the general meeting;

(2) election and removal of the chairman, deputy chairman, secretary general and executive director;

(3) preparing to convene a general meeting of members;

(4) Reporting work and financial status to the general meeting;

(5) Decide on the admission and removal of members;

(6) Deciding on the establishment, change and cancellation of offices, branches, representative offices and entities;

(7) Deciding on the appointment of the Deputy Secretary-General and the principals of various agencies;

(8) Leading the institutions of the group to carry out their work;

(9) Formulating internal management systems;

(10) Decide on other major matters.

Article 19 The council must be attended by more than two-thirds of the directors, and its resolutions must take effect after more than two-thirds of the directors vote.

Article 20 The Council shall meet at least once a year; in special circumstances, it may be held in the form of communication.

With more than 1/3 of the directors or the secretariat reporting to the chairman for approval, the council may be convened in due course.

Article 21 This group shall establish a standing council. The standing council is elected by the council. The number of members must not exceed one third of the directors. During the intersessional period of the council, it exercises the functions of Article 19, 1, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9 and is responsible to the council. .

Article 22 The standing council must be attended by more than two-thirds of the executive directors to be convened, and its resolutions can take effect only after two or more of the standing council members have voted to pass.

Article 23 The standing council meets at least half a year; in special circumstances, it may be held in the form of communication.

Article 24 The chairman, deputy chairman, and secretary-general of the group must meet the following requirements:

(1) Adhere to the party's line, principles, and policies, and have good political quality;

(2) It has a greater influence in the business area of the group;

(3) The maximum age of office of the chairman, deputy director and secretary general is not more than 70 years, and the secretary general is full-time;

(4) be healthy and able to work normally;

(5) Have not been subjected to criminal punishment for deprivation of political rights;

(6) Having full capacity for civil conduct.

Article 25 If the chairman, deputy chairman, and secretary general of the group exceeds the maximum age of office, they must be approved by the board of directors, submitted to the business unit for review, and approved by the registration and management authority before they can serve.

Article 26 The term of office of the chairman, deputy director and secretary-general of the group is 5 years, and the term of office shall not exceed two. If it is necessary to extend the term of office due to special circumstances, it must be approved by more than 2/3 of the members in the general meeting of members, submitted to the competent business unit for review, and approved by the registration management authority of the society before it can serve.

Article 27 The chairman of the group is the legal representative, and the legal representative signs relevant important documents on behalf of the group.

If due to special circumstances, the director of the manager entrusts it, the council agrees, and reports to the competent business unit for review and approval of the registration management organ, the deputy director or the secretary general may serve as the legal representative.

The legal representative of this group does not concurrently serve as the legal representative of other groups.

Article 28 The chairman of the group exercises the following powers:

(1) Convene and chair the council (or standing council);

(2) to check the implementation of the resolutions of the General Assembly and the Council (or the Standing Council);

Article 29 The Secretary-General of this group exercises the following functions and powers:

(1) Preside over the daily work of the office and organize the implementation of the annual work plan;

(2) Coordinating the work of professional committees, working departments and entities;

(3) nominate the Deputy Secretary-General and the principals of various agencies and submit them to the Council or the Executive Council for decision;

(4) Decide on the employment of full-time staff in each institution;

(5) Handling other daily affairs.

Chapter V Principles of Asset Management and Use

Article 30 Sources of Funds of the Group:

(1) dues;

(2) donations;

(3) Government funding;

(4) income from activities and services carried out within the approved scope of business;

(5) Interest;

(6) Other legal income.

Article 31 The group collects membership dues in accordance with relevant state regulations.

The group does not charge any fees for commendation and evaluation.

Article 32 The funds of this group must be used for the development of the business scope and cause stipulated in these Articles of Association, and shall not be distributed among members.

Article 33 This group establishes a strict financial management system to ensure that the accounting information is legal, authentic, accurate and complete.

Article 34 This group is equipped with professionally qualified accountants. Accounting should not act as cashier. Accountants must perform accounting calculations and implement accounting supervision. When transferring or leaving an accountant, the accountant must go through the transfer formalities with the person taking over.

Article 35 The asset management of this group must implement the financial management system prescribed by the state, and accept the supervision of the general assembly and the financial department. If the source of assets is a state appropriation or social donation or funding, it must be subject to the supervision of the auditing agency and the relevant situation shall be announced to the society in an appropriate manner.

Article 36 The group must undergo a financial audit before changing its term or changing its legal representative.

Article 37 The assets of the group shall not be embezzled, privately distributed or misappropriated by any unit or individual.

Article 38 The salaries, insurance and welfare benefits of full-time staff members of this group shall be implemented with reference to relevant state regulations on public institutions.

Chapter VI Procedures for Amending the Articles of Association

Article 39 Amendments to the articles of association of this group shall be submitted to the General Assembly for review after being approved by the Council.

Article 40 The articles of association revised by this group shall be reported to the competent business unit for review within 15 days after the approval of the general meeting, and shall be reported to the registration and management authority for approval after approval.

Chapter VII Termination Procedure and Disposal of Property After Termination

Article 41 If the group fulfills its purpose or dissolves itself or needs to be cancelled due to division, merger, etc., the council or standing council shall propose a termination motion.

Article 42 The motion for termination of this group shall be approved by the general meeting of the members and submitted to the competent business unit for review and approval.

Article 43 Prior to the termination of this group, a liquidation organization shall be established under the guidance of the competent business unit and relevant authorities to clear creditor's rights and debts, and handle aftermath. During the liquidation, not to carry out activities other than liquidation.

Article 44 This group shall be terminated after going through the cancellation registration formalities of the association registration management organ.

Article 45 The remaining property after the termination of the group shall be used to develop undertakings related to the purpose of the group under the supervision of the competent business unit and the registration and management authority of the association in accordance with the relevant state regulations.

Chapter VIII Supplementary Provisions

Article 46 The amendments to this Articles of Association were approved by voting at the Fifth Member Meeting of the Seventh China Urban Heating Association on April 18, 2019.

Article 47 The right to interpret this charter belongs to the council of the group.

Article 48 This Article of Association shall become effective on the date of approval by the registration management authority of the association.