AUBF OBJECTIVES: to promote goodwill, friendship and cultural exchange among students and officials in the Asian university of different countries through the invitational basketball competitions
ASIAN UNIVERSITY BASKETBALL FEDERATION (AUBF) GENERAL BYE-LAWS
2007 For Amendment by the AUBF Executive Board
Asian University Basketball Federation , hereinafter refer as AUBF, shall be an independent association composed of national university basketball federation, national basketball association as chapter presidents in different countries of Asia, as provided for under Article 6 of these Bye-Laws.
The AUBF shall be organized in such a manner as to acquire legal status. It must be listed in the register of associations of the country in which its headquarters are located.
AUBF is the sole competent authority for men's and women's basketball throughout Asia and is recognized as such by Asian University Sports Federation (AUSF) and International University Sports Federation (FISU).
The headquarters of AUBF shall be established in the city wherein the Secretary General resides (Manila-Philippines) and the Honorary Chairman office (Hong Kong-China). Any change to these headquarters to another country must be approved by the Executive Board of AUBF.
AUBF shall be subject to the laws of the country in which the headquarters are located.
AUBF is a non-profit sports organization. Therefore, it shall not pursue any objective for its own gains. The AUBF financial resources may only be used in pursuit of the objectives laid down in these Bye-Laws.
To the extent that compensation or reimbursement of expenses is paid to individuals, it must be appropriate, justified and related to the AUBF's objectives.
AUBF shall establish reserve funds to an extent and in a manner permitted by the legal provisions of the country in which its headquarters are located.
These reserves may be used in compliance with the legal provisions of the country in which the headquarters of AUBF are located. The AUBF Executive Board shall decide on the usage of the reserves.
AUBF shall maintain absolute political, economic, and religious neutrality and shall not tolerate any form of discrimination, racial or otherwise.
AUBF's aim shall be to develop and coordinate the sport of basketball in all countries in Asia. More so, AUBF shall promote, supervise and direct the sport of university basketball throughout Asia.
In particular, AUBF shall:
a) Institute the AUBF Official Basketball Rules, the specifications for equipment and facilities, and all internal and general regulations that must be applied on all occasions, particularly at Asian competitions for which AUBF establishes the system of competition.
b) Organize, govern and supervise AUBF Asian university basketball competitions and competition involving several Asian countries, particularly at national university and school club team level.
c) Govern and supervise the appointment of national referees for the competitions.
Those national university federations, national basketball associations listed in the Annex to these Bye-Laws are qualify to be as members of AUBF.
In order to become a member of AUBF, a national university federation, national basketball associations or as chapter presidents in their counties must submit an application for membership to AUBF for approval by the Executive Board.
The following shall be eligible for membership of AUBF: All members with the national university federations, national basketball associations are considered qualify to be a member of AUBF.
Any independent national university basketball federation. "National" is understood to mean that its authority applies to a country or territory with clearly established geographical limits.