By Law - Article 1
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ARTICLE 1: NAME AND FUNCTION

1.1  The name of the Federation is THE FEDERATION OF CANADIAN TURKISH ASSOCIATIONS.

1.2  The Federation functions as a co-coordinating umbrella organization over Associations, which possess the qualities and the aims described in this by-law and are active within Canada.

1.3  The Head Office of the Federation will be in Canada, at a location determined by a resolution of the General Assembly.

1.4  The Federation shall have a Corporation Seal, which shall be kept at its head office. The Secretary shall be custodian of the seal of the corporation, which he shall deliver only when authorized by a resolution of the board of directors to do so and to such person or persons as may be named in the resolution.

1.5  The Federation is a secular organization, and shall have no political affiliations.

1.6  For the furtherance of the purposes enumerated herein, the Federation may obtain funding by means of solicitation of donations, holding of fund raising events, membership fees, grants and other funding from Municipal, Provincial and Federal Governments.

1.7  The Federation is a non-profit organization and shall be carried on without pecuniary gain to its members and officers. Any profits or accretions to the Federation shall be used solely for promoting its objectives. Directors and Officers of the Federation shall not receive remuneration for their services.

1.8  The Federation may acquire, hold and dispose of real property to carry out its objectives. The title to such property shall be held by the Federation.