This Agreement defines points relating to the members defined in the statutes of the International Universal Menu Association (hereinafter the “Association”). Applicants for membership must follow the established application procedures and make the monthly payment of the membership depending on the type of membership you wish to apply for. Members who wish to temporarily terminate their membership due to an overseas transfer, medical treatment or other reasons may do so in accordance with established temporary termination procedures. Member services provided by the association are not available during the period during which membership ends. The membership qualification will begin at the end of the defined procedure and after being informed by the association that your dues have been received. There are members who have been exempted from paying the monthly dues. Members may be disqualified from membership for the following reasons: the association may amend these agreements without notice to the members only if the Board of Directors deems it objective and reasonable. [Pricate Institution and Corporation Members] must be entities and have joined the association after accepting the purposes of the association. There are 5 types of affiliations to the corporation: If the board of directors of the association decides that an additional budget is necessary for the administration, an additional fee may be levied by the members. (6) A consensus of the association on the disafness of membership. (1) Members are not permitted to delegate or lend their certificates of membership. In case of cessation of your affiliation, the monthly contribution for the month you have cancelled will not be refunded. In the event that a member loses his right of membership under the provisions of the preceding article, he will lose all his rights as a member of the association.
After the loss of the membership qualification, the use of the intellectual property belonging to the association, including the universal menu and other similar acts, is prohibited. (1) The first type of membership: companies with an initial capital of more than 1 billion yen. This Agreement shall enter into force on 1 October 2011. (5) Members shall not pay the required membership fee within the payment period set by the statutes. Members have the right to receive the services provided by the association under the conditions of membership in force. The actual duration of the affiliation qualifications is counted from the month of membership and applies to the number of months in which the monthly contributions have been paid. § 5 Temporary extract from membership If a member who has paid several months of membership fees and whose membership application has been temporarily suspended within the current membership period, the association will reimburse the members` dues for the months that have not yet passed. A tax is deducted from the refund. (5) Special members: companies recognised by the association as being particularly members or those which have contributed to the creation of the Open UM. .