KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS:
The undersigned incorporators, all of legal age and majority of whom are residents of the Philippines, have this day voluntarily agreed to form a non-stock and non-profit association under the laws of the Republic of the Philippines.
THAT WE HEREBY CERTIFY:
The name of the said association shall be: PHILIPPINE AMATEUR RADIO ASSOCIATION, INC.
A. That the purpose or purposes for which such association is incorporated are:
– promotion of interest in amateur communication and experimentation
– establish amateur networks to provide communications in the event of disasters and other emergencies
– foster and promote noncommercial intercommunication, conduct research and development to further enhance amateur communications
– represent the amateur community in every possible fora
– promote the spirit of amateurism
– exercise corporate powers in accordance with Section 36 of the Corporation Code
That the place where the principal office of the association is to be established is at: Marikina City
That the term for which the association is to exist is fifty (50) years from and after the date of issuance of the certificate of incorporation.
That the names, nationalities, and residences of the incorporators of the association are as follows:
That the number of trustees of the association shall be five (5) and that the names, nationalities and residences of the first trustees of the association are as follows:
That the capital of the association was contributed by the incorporators and directors who are also members of the association as follows:
, P 100.00
Total P 700.00
That no part of the income which the association may obtain as an incident to its operation shall be distributed as dividends to its members, trustees or officers subject to the provisions of the Corporation Code on dissolution. Any profit obtained by the association as a result of its operation, whenever necessary or proper shall be used for the furtherance of the purposes enumerated in Article II, subject to the provision of Title XI of the Corporation Code of the Philippines.
That ___________ has been elected by the members as Treasurer of the association to act as such until his/her successor is duly elected and qualified in accordance with the by-laws; and that as such Treasurer, he/she has been authorized to receive for and in the name and for the benefit of the association all contributions or donations paid or given by the members.
That the association manifests its willingness to change its corporate name in the event another person, firm or entity has acquired a prior right to use the said firm name or one deceptively or confusingly similar to it.
That the association shall comply with the requirements for non-stock corporations in the course of its operation.
In witness whereof, we have hereunto signed this Articles of Incorporation this 18th day of May 2006 in Quezon City, Philippines.