of appeal pursuant to Article 21 on any question relating to the
interpretation of this Constitution.
3.8 A register of members shall be maintained by each State Party.
A register of members resident outside Great Britain shall be
maintained by a State Party designated by the Federal Board to
act as agent for the Federal Party. Any body entitled to maintain
a list of members may use the list for its own internal purposes.
The Federal Party shall have direct access to such lists. Any
body holding or having access to such lists shall ensure that the
information contained in them is not disclosed to any person
other than for the proper purposes of the Party. Party bodies shall
comply with the directives of the Federal Board in relation to the
Party's Data Protection Act registration.
ARTICLE 4: Local Parties
4.6. Each Local Party shall have a constitution, which must comply with
the following principles:
(a) the objects shall include those set forth in Article 4.5 of this
(b) it must give effect to the provisions of Article 3 of this
(c) all elections shall be in accordance with the election rules
made under Article 6.6 of this Constitution;
(d) there must be an annual general meeting, and provision
for the calling of other general meetings by the executive
committee and by requisition of the members;
(e) proper accounts and accounting records must be kept as
required by the Political Parties, Elections and Referendums
Act 2000 and must be audited and delivered to the Election
Commission as required by the Political Parties, Elections and
Referendums Act 2000, and submitted with an independent
report to the annual general meeting for approval; and
(f) it must ensure compliance with the Political Parties, Elections
and Referendums Act 2000.
ARTICLE 6: The Federal Board
6.6. The Federal Board shall have power, after appropriate
consultations and subject to ratification by the Conference, to
make and from time to time vary rules as to:
(a) membership, subject to the provisions under Article 3;
(b) criteria for Associated Organisation and Specified Associated
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