Selection Standing Regulations of

The Sultan Bin Ali Al Owais Cultural Award

Article 1

The following words and phrases shall have the following meanings assigned thereto, unless the context indicates otherwise:

The Country

United Arab Emirates (UAE)

The Foundation

The Sultan Bin Ali Al Owais Cultural Foundation

The Board

The Board of Trustees of the Sultan Bin Ali Al Owais Cultural Foundation

The Chairman

The Board of Trustees Chairman of Sultan Bin Ali Al Owais Cultural Foundation

The Award

The Sultan Bin Ali Al Owais Cultural Award

The General Secretariat

The General Secretariat of the Sultan Bin Ali Al Owais Cultural Foundation

The Award Standing Regulations

The Standing Regulations of the Sultan Bin Ali Al Owais Cultural Award

The General Secretary

The General Secretary of the Sultan Bin Ali Al Owais Cultural Foundation

The Standing Regulations

Selection Standing Regulations of the Sultan Bin Ali Al Owais Cultural Award

Selection Committee

The Selection Committee of the Sultan Bin Ali Al Owais Cultural Award

 

Article 2

 

A.  

The Committee shall start its work within two weeks of closing the nomination of each round.

 

B.  

 

Following the preliminary selection by the General Secretariat, works are sent to the members of the Selection Committee according to their specialisations; members should have stated dates to send back their reports. After that, the Committee is invited to convene as per the date and place decided by the General Secretariat.

Article 4

Members of the Committee shall receive cash remunerations at the end of each round. 

Article 5

Should any member fail to do his or her assignment, the General Secretariat shall appoint another member. The former member shall not be entitled to receive remuneration.  

Article 6

Should any member fail to attend the final meetings of the Committee, the Committee shall review his or her report and take its final decisions. The member shall not be entitled to dispute the decisions after being announced.   

Article 7

The General Secretary shall facilitate and arrange the meetings of the Committee, keep its decisions confidential, and manage its papers and documents. 

Article 8

The Membership of the Committee shall be confidential to guarantee the integrity and the independence of the Award. However, the General Secretariat may announce the names of the member at the ceremony.

 

The General Secretariat shall be exclusively entitled to announce the winners, the members of the Committee and their final report. Members of the Committee are not allowed to announce themselves or the winners.

Article 9

A.   

Members of the Committee cannot nominate themselves to the Award. If a member wants to apply for the Award, he or she must resign from the Committee and nominate him or herself after two rounds.

 

A member of the Committee cannot be a relative of a candidate. Should it be proved that a winner is a relative of a member of the Committee, the Award shall be withdrawn and the Foundation shall retain its legal claim against the member.

Article 10

In the case of the demise of a member of the Committee before completing his or her job, the General Secretariat shall appoint another member and with no remuneration to the former. If he or she dies after submitting the final report, Article 6 herein shall apply.

Article 11

It is deemed null and void any term herein that does not adhere to the Articles of Associations. The Board of Trustees may amend any regulation herein.

  

  • Done in Sharjah, on Rajab 18, 1413 H. corresponding to January 11, 1993.
  • Approved by the Board of Trustees on May 5, 1993
  • Reviewed by the General Secretariat on October 4, 1994. Some amendments were done by it.
  • The Board adopted these Regulations on November 23, 1994.