07. Others



Q: Do I need a lawyer to start an NGO?

You can actually do the paperwork on your own, but it is best to have them checked by a lawyer and to seek legal advice before filing your registration.

Q: What does “public good” mean?

Public good is a “good where one person’s use does not reduce the amount available for others and where once the good is provided, then no one can be excluded from using the good” (Varian, 1992).

Q: What is a quorum?

Quorum means the minimum number of members of an assembly that must be present to make a meeting valid, especially when important decisions are made. The requirement of a quorum is protection against totally unrepresentative action in the name of the body by an unduly small number of persons.

Q: What is “conflict of interest”?

Conflict of interest occurs “when an individual or organization is involved in multiple interests, one of which could possibly corrupt the motivation for an act in another.