7.1. The general assembly consists of all members of the cluster.
7.2. The general meeting is convened by the statutory body at least once a year; the provisions of § 248 paragraph 2 of the Civil Code do not apply. The meeting of the general meeting is convened by sending an invitation in electronic form to the e-mail address of the cluster member specified in the application, at least 7 days before its meeting. The place, time and agenda of the general meeting must be clear from the invitation. The general meeting is managed by a person authorized by the statutory body.
7.3. Each member of the cluster is entitled to participate in the General Meeting in person or represented by a representative based on a written power of attorney. A member who is a legal entity is represented at the general meeting by its statutory body or by a person authorized by this statutory body to do so in writing.
7.4. A member of the cluster is entitled to participate in the general meeting and to request and receive an explanation of the cluster’s affairs, if the requested explanation relates to the subject of the general meeting. If a member requests information at a meeting about facts that are prohibited by law or whose disclosure would cause serious harm to the cluster, they cannot be provided.
7.5. The general meeting has a quorum if a majority of all cluster members are present, with each cluster member having one vote at the general meeting.
7.6. At the beginning of the meeting of the general meeting, the general meeting elects the chairman, the recorder and the verifier of the minutes. Minutes are taken of the meeting of the general meeting, which are signed by the recorder, the chairman of the general meeting and the verifier of the minutes. The minutes must show who convened the meeting and how, when it was held, who started it, who presided over it, what other officers the general meeting elected, if any, what resolutions were adopted and who made the minutes.
7.7. The general meeting elects the statutory body. The general meeting can approve the remuneration of the statutory body.
7.8. The general assembly decides on the approval or disapproval of cluster projects.