concerning the possession of a title of the Foundation of
l'Ordre des Chevaliers de Rondmons
1. The aims of the Foundation, with reference to its Articles of Association, are:
a ) To create, manage and protect names of chivalry, titles and coats of arms intended solely for the Knights, and to confer or withdraw them (in the event of serious injury to the Order).
b) To establish a fund for the renovation, acquisition, conversion and rental of buildings or castles for the benefit of the Knights.
c) To ensure that the Order is totally transparent and never sectarian. (The name Rondmons is the former name of the town of Romont).
d ) Foster the development of a new chivalry whose principles must be based on idealistic behavior.
2. The Foundation is registered in the Commercial Register, ref. 30028 of February 23, 1999, which lists the Members and Persons entitled to sign as well as the aims and observations, the date of the Articles of Association, the address of the registered office and theofficial auditing body, as well as the publications in the Feuille Officielle Suisse du Commerce (FOSC).
3. The Foundation alone decides on the distribution of funds in accordance with its Articles of Association. They are allocated to management, acquisition, administration, Knights' attributes and investments. The Foundation also reserves the right to support the heritage, cultural and charitable works of its choice.
4. Legally, the Seal Duty is treated as a donation and cannot be recovered or deducted for tax purposes. There is no obligation or commitment in the strict legal sense. There is no annual fee.
5. Any holder of a Letter of Knighthood issued by the Fondation de l'Ordre des Chevaliers de Rondmons becomes the owner of his title, which is protected by the Foundation's notary in accordance with the Federal Law on Copyright and Neighbouring Rights of October 9, 1992 (art. 2, 9, 10, 11, 29).
6. In accordance with Art. 745 of the Swiss Civil Code, the owner of a Foundation security has a right ofusufruct over the Foundation's real estate assets. The internal regulations are applicable to each object.
7. Wearing the title is completely legal and enjoys official recognition throughout the world. A title may be transferred to a third party against payment of a new Seal Duty. A change of title is accepted for a small fee, to cover the costs incurred.
8. The Order is democratic and sovereign. It is founded on communication and courtesy. In addition to dialogue and respect for others, there is no doctrine and no mystery within the Order. The motto of the Order of the Knights of Rondmons is "Nil Obstat".