Biennial Delegatesâ€™ Congress
The supreme authority of the Party shall be the Biennial Delegates Congress, which shall be held at such time and place every two (2) years as the General Council or the Central Executive Committee may decide. For the avoidance of doubt, the supremacy of the Congress means that the Congress has the right to review or to order a review of and decision taken by any other forum, organ or committee of the Party.
Delegate Representation at Congress
- Each Group shall, entitled to send to Congress one (1) delegate for each ten (10) financial members.
- Each Y.S.M. group shall be entitled to send to Congress one (1) delegate for every ten (10) members between the ages of 18 to 35 and one (1) delegate for every twenty â€“ five (25) below the age of 18.
- The N.C.W. shall be entitled to send as delegates to Congress all members of its National Executive Committee and three (3) members from each Region.
- All members of the General Council, Party Nominees to the Parliament and National Congress of Local Democratic Organs shall be entitled to attend the Biennial Congress and participate in its deliberations, but of these only party members have the right to vote merely by virtue office.
The General Secretary may accredit as observers at Congress, any number of persons (whether members or not) he may consider expedient.
Congress to elect Certain Officers and Executive Committee Members
The Biennial Delegates Congress shall elect the Party Leader, Chairman, Vice Chairman and fifteen (15) other members, who shall become the elected members of the Central Executive Committee.
Special Delegates Congress
A Special delegates Congress may be summoned by the Central Executive Committee on its own motion or on the written request of two-thirds of the total number of functioning groups or members within the Party, which Congress shall have all the powers of a Biennial Congress.