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Latest Update:  
(27 November 2021)

GENERAL BY-LAWS

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic and the resulting closures of branches and the need to self-isolate the following temporary changes to the General By-Laws (GBLs) have been approved by DEC:

Article 129 – Fund Raising

Section 129 of the GBLs is rescinded in its entirely effective immediately and until further notice. 

Article 308.d. - Complaint Hearing Timelines

Update: On 27 November 2021 the Dominion Executive Council, based on the current situation related to the Covid 19 pandemic, has reinstated the GBLs Article III process in its entirety starting 4 January 2022. Read more

Article 6 - Branch Elections

Branch elections are often held in the spring, with the new executive taking office in early summer.  Branch closures have impacted the branch election process.  As a result Branch elections and transitions to a new executive, and branch by-laws / regulations pertaining to branch elections, are suspended pending a return to normal branch operations. 

Update: DEC Decision, 12 Aug 20:  The authority for holding Branch elections is now delegated to Provincial Commands / International Zones effective immediately.