The regulating structure of BAAST is the General Assembly, which consists of the registered members of the Association. The General Assembly proposes and decides the policy of the association, formulating guidelines, goals and projects. The BAAST General Assembly shall elect a Vice-President every three years, who shall automatically take his place after the end of the President’s term of office. The continuity of this position guarantees the realization of the long-term projects and goals of the organization, consistent with the goals and mission of BOTA, of which the Arthroscopic Association is a part. The General Assembly meets annually to decide on all matters of the Association, unless such matters fall within its competence.