Commission IHRCJPI

REGULATIONS

of the International Human Rights Commission of Judicial and Police Inquiries of the AICAC (IHRCJPI)

1. General status

The International Human Rights Commission of Judicial and Police Inquiries (IHRCJPI) is the independent structural division of the AICAC with its own competence as well as organizational and functional independence. IHRCJPI unites public figures, politicians, professional lawyers, consultants and other qualified experts urged to carry out protection of rights, freedoms and legitimate interests of persons and organizations in any international and national official procedures of determination, acknowledgement and characterization of jural facts, as well as adoption of imperative determinations of law.

2. Mission

Mission of the IHRCJPI: promotion of formation and development of the democratic supremacy of law and social justice on international and national levels; promotion of objectivity, validity and justice of decisions of state and municipal bodies; eradication of discrimination in various spheres of social life; ensuring strict observance of civil rights, freedoms and interests; presentation of alternative tools of legal aid and solution of legal problems and conflicts to the society; fighting corruption and unreasonable bureaucracy in state bodies; increasing the general level of social tolerance, morality and culture; progressive all-round development of public relations.

3. Aimsandgoals

Goals of IHRCJPI: formation of professional international community of human rights advocates (within the structure of IHRCJPI) supporting the mission and purposes of activity of the IHRCJPI, and also capable to provide interested persons with qualitative and effective legal aid and accompanying services; formation of international network of partners of the IHRCJPI wishing and capable to carry out effective human rights protection activity; development of cooperation between the IHRCJPI and international and national representative and public organizations from different countries interaction with which can increase efficiency of activity of the IHRCJPI and to help in fulfillment of its mission; wide international distribution of activity of the IHRCJPI and information about such activity; development of optimal mechanisms of providing access to the IHRCJPI resources; development of effective communications between the organization and wide international community; providing the AICAC with effective legal and other consulting services; providing persons concerned with retrieval of proofs, confirmation of facts, formation of an effective legal position at protection of rights and interests in relations with third parties and within various official procedures; implementation of educational and promotional activity in the sphere of law and protection of democratic values, jural state and civil society; publication of original works and periodicals devoted to matters of law.

4. Competence

IHRCJPI has wide human rights protection competence corresponding to the declared mission and purposes of activity, limited by functional expediency and legal admissibility of implementation of certain actions.

Within the AICAC structure the IHRCJPI has exclusive specialized competence and the right to independently carry out relevant actions on behalf of the AICAC. The AICAC officials cannot interfere in this process (except cases when activity of the IHRCJPI and decisions made by its heads can cause material or any non-property damage to the AICAC, its members, partners or clients). In such situation the AICAC can veto any decisions of governing bodies or officials of the IHRCJPI and bring up a question of relieving specified persons of their positions.

Within its competence the IHRCJPI acts on behalf and in interests of the AICAC without power of attorney or any other additional documents.

5. Organization and Management

The highest authority of the IHRCJPI is the Congress of Members convoked by the Board at least once a year and on request of not less than 25% of members of the IHRCJPI. Authorities of the Congress of Members include solution of all matters within the IHRCJPI competence including the right for cancellation of decisions previously made by Administrative Board by the qualified majority of votes. 

The highest executive body of the IHRCJPI is the Administrative Board. It is formed from members of the IHRCJPI for a period of 3 years. Powers of the Administrative Board are based on competence of the Congress of Members. The Administrative Board fulfills functions of the Congress between its meetings. 

The IHRCJPI Commissioner General is the head of the Administrative Board and the highest official of the IHRCJPI. The Commissioner General is elected by members of the Administrative Board for the term of its office. The Commissioner General has the right to represent IHRCJPI in relations with the third parties, sign documents on behalf of the IHRCJPI and independently make operational decisions requiring the subsequent approval of the Administrative Board. The Commissioner General has the casting vote right at meetings of the Administrative Board. 

All joint decisions in governing bodies of the IHRCJPI are made by a simple majority of votes. However in certain cases decisions must be made with the qualified majority of votes - 2/3 from the total number of members of the appropriate collegial body. 

Subject-based and qualification-based sections can be formed within the structure of the IHRCJPI. 

Regional representation of the IHRCJPI is carried out by national and territorial Commissariats. 

IHRCJPI (represented by authorized collegial bodies) has the right to establish other accountable governing bodies and allocate them with delegated competences in order to improve the efficiency of activities (if necessary). 

Elective bodies and officials of the IHRCJPI can be dissolved or re-elected ahead of schedule in case if corresponding persons commit actions revealing insufficiency of their competence and professionalism or capable to cause material or any non-property damage to the AICAC, the IHRCJPI, their members, partners or clients.

6. Membership

Persons or legal entities - partners of the AICAC can become members of the IHRCJPI. 

For acquisition of membership in the IHRCJPI interested persons must send the corresponding application to the AICAC President or the IHRCJPI Commissioner General. 

Legal entities realize their membership in the IHRCJPI through their authorized heads. 

All members of the IHRCJPI have equal rights. Every member has 1 vote at decision-making within activity of collegial bodies of the IHRCJPI. 

Membership in the IHRCJPI assumes vigorous activity directed to realization of the mission and reaching goals of the IHRCJPI.

7. Attributes and symbols

The IHRCJPI has own symbols, letterheads and the special stamp. 

Documents of the IHRCJPI are additionally countersigned by authorized officials of the AICAC and sealed in order to make such documents absolutely legitimate.

8. Final provisions

The IHRCJPI Congress of Members can supplement and concretize provisions of the present Regulations by its decisions. 

Relations not directly settled by the present Regulations are subject to regulation through competent decisions of governing bodies or officials of the IHRCJPI or in accordance with general principles and ideology of activity of the IHRCJPI. 

Decisions of the IHRCJPI Congress of Members anyhow changing present Regulations come into force only after their approval by the AICAC President.