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Organisation of FIS
Extract from the Statutes
12. The FIS consists of the following bodies
12.1 For decision:
12.2 For advice:
12.3 For Competition tasks:
13. Authority and Functions
13.1 The Congress is the highest authority of the FIS.
13.2 The Congress has the following functions:
26.1 The Council is the supreme authority of the FIS between the Congresses.
26.2 The Council makes all necessary decisions. As far as such decisions fall within the competence of the Congress, they are only valid until the next Congress and must be submitted for decision.
26.3 The Council represents the FIS and takes care of the relations with other international sports federations and organizations.
27. Duties and Responsibilities
27.1 The Council is responsible for the overall conduct of business.
27.2 In detail the Council has the following duties:
27.3 The Council may delegate some of its duties to the President and/or to the Secretary-General.
27.4 The current affairs are taken care of by the President and/or the Secretary-General in accordance with their terms of reference.
40. The FIS Court decides about:
40.1 appeals against sanctions imposed by the Council and Appeals Commissions with the exception of doping cases;
40.2 disputes between Member Associations;
40.3 disputes between Member Associations and competitors as long as both are in agreement 40.4 other cases on request of the Council (see: regulations for disciplinary sanctions).
41. The Appeals Commissions decide:
41.1 appeals against decisions of competition juries
41.2 cases which are referred by competition juries
42. The competition juries decide:
42.1 breaches against the competition rules
42.2 If the penalty measures within the competence of a competition jury are insufficient for the serious nature of an offence, it may refer the matter to the Appeals Commission for consideration.
Committees, Sub-Committees and Working Groups
43. Position and Function
43.1 The Council appoints the Chairmen and the Members of Committees, Sub-Committees and Working Groups that shall be advisory to the Council and shall be responsible for the technical and other specified activities of the FIS.
44.1 The auditors examine the accounts presented by the Council and submit a written report to the Congress.
FIS General Secretariat
1.4 The headquarters of the FIS are in Switzerland
The FIS General Secretariat handles the day to day management and administration of the organisation.