- Name, Address and Life term
Latin American Society of Pediatric Radiology (SLARP) will create
a private law partnership, without commercial purposes which will
be ruled by the following Bylaws. The address will be the city
of the country the General Secretary belongs to.
Partnership's length will be for an indefinite period.
- General Purposes and Objectives
general and permanent purposes of the partnership will be the
following, to wit:
- Organize and gather the Pediatric Radiologists of Latin America.
- Sponsor their scientific development and progress.
- Cooperate with the progress of the specialty, together with
other branches of Radiology and Pediatrics.
- Render counseling services to frame training programs in a specialty,
upon request of the corresponding organizations.
- Sponsor and spread scientific education and research on behalf
of the members' training.
- Foster the relationship with other Societies of Pediatric Radiology
Official Languages used by the Partnership will be Spanish and
Partnership will comprise Medical Doctors, whose degrees must
be accredited by the corresponding organization in each country,
and those whose preferred activity is Pediatric Radiology.
-Regular Members: All the Founder Members who attended the Meeting
held on October 26, 1977 in Rio do Janeiro, Brazil, and all those
currently enrolled. Requirements for the admission as Honorary
- Be a Member of the Society of Radiology of the corresponding
country, duly accredited.
- Be introduced by two Regular Members.
- Correspondent Members: All the Pediatric Radiologists working
outside the Latin American area, who, in the discretion of the
Board of Directors are qualified to be admitted to the Partnership.
Requirements for the admission as correspondent member:
- Be introduced by two Regular Members.
- Should have been appointed as such, by the Board of Directors,
- Honorary Members: All those who, in the discretion of the Board
of Directors have significantly contributed to the progress and
knowledge of Pediatric Radiology in any country, within or beyond
the boundaries of Latin America. It is a requirement to become
an honorary member to have been appointed as such by the Board
of Directors, unanimously.
- Contributory Members: Any physical or ideal person who by means
of their activity has made an extraordinary contribution to the
achievements of the Partnership's objectives.
is a requirement to become a Contributory member to have been
appointed as such by the Board of Directors unanimously, and the
Board of Directors shall notify the General Meeting of this fact.
the Regular Members may hold a General Meeting, where they may
vote directly and be appointed as authorities.
Member must pay their annual shares, which will be determined
by the General Meeting each year.
- Regional Delegates
Partnership’s Annual Meeting will appoint the Regional Delegates,
and they will represent the different Latin American countries
that have Regular Members.
may hold their office for an unlimited period of time. Each country
may have between one and three Regional Delegates, as needed.
Regional Delegate has to promote the Partnership's activities
in its country of origin, and promote the recruitment of new partners.
These Delegates will be closely linked to the Board of Directors.
Partnership's Organization will be governed by:
The General Meeting
The Board of Directors
General Meeting will consist in the Regular Members, with their
shares paid, and will be held every year, together with the Scientific
Board of Directors will consist in five members: President, Former
President, Vice President, General Secretary and Treasurer. The
appointed President should belong to the country, which will be
from the host country of the following Meeting, and the Vice President
in turn, of the host country of the subsequent Meeting.
Board of Directors will be appointed by the General Meeting, by
the simple majority of those present at the Meeting. It will be
in office for one year, and the office will be exercised immediately.
The Board of Directors shall submit an annual report of its performance
to the General Meeting.
Partnership's funds will consist in donations and the shares of
its Regular Members. The General Meeting will fix the annual share.
The Members whose shares have not been paid for two or more years
will be held as resigned by their own decision.
- Provisional Sections
shares will be remitted only once in the year 1999 to regularize
the registry of Members. These General Bylaws will be provisional,
and will rule for the term of two years as of 1999. The Board
are empowered to propose the final Bylaws, in line with the current
period and future development of the Partnership.