In 3.1 (a), after 'gender' insert ', gender identity'.
In 3.1 (b), delete 'Party staff, member of the Parliamentary staff' and
insert 'staff employed to support Liberal Democrats', and after 'Such
behaviour will' insert 'be'.
In 3.4 (ii), after 'Article 21' delete 'of the Constitution', and after 'Article
3.1' delete 'of the Constitution; and'.
In 3.4 (iii), delete 'revocation' and insert 'refusal of admission or,
Insert new 3.4 (iv) 'where notice has been given under Article 3.4 (iii),
any application for admission or readmission shall be referred to the
original State Party.'
In 3.6, delete 'Any person aggrieved by such a refusal shall, subject to
having exhausted the internal procedures of the relevant State Party,
have a right of appeal pursuant to Article 21 on any matter relating to
the interpretation of this Constitution' and insert 'Any person whose
membership is refused shall have a right of appeal, which must be
made in writing within 14 days of the applicant being advised of the
refusal to admit, and which shall be dealt with in accordance with the
guidance published under Article 22'.
In 3.7, delete 'by a Local Party (or, where appropriate, a Specified
Associated Organisation which acted as the enrolling body) or a State
In 3.7 (c), delete 'Parliamentary or European Parliamentary election'
and insert 'election to public office'.
Delete 3.7 (d).
In 3.7, insert new (e) 'a breach of the standards set out in Article 3.1(b);
or' and a new (f) 'discrimination against another person on the basis
of a protected characteristic as defined in the Equality Act 2010'.
In 3.7, delete 'paragraph (c), (d) or (e)' and insert 'paragraph (c)', and
after 'Article' delete '3.7'.
In 3.7, delete 'the body with powers of revocation may suspend
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