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Constitution of the

New Democratic Party of Canada Effective June 2011

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CONSTITUTION OF THE NEW DEMOCRATIC PARTY OF CANADA

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(2) Applications for individual membership shall be dealt with in accordance with the constitution of the appropriate provincial Party and shall be subject to the approval of that provincial Party. 2.

Affiliated Membership 1) Affiliated membership shall be open to trade unions, farm groups, co-operatives, women’s organizations and other groups and organizations which, by official act, undertake to accept and abide by the constitution and principles of the Party, and are not associated or identified with any other political party. (2) An application for affiliated membership may be received from: (a) (b) (c) (d)

an international, national, provincial or regional organization in respect of its membership in Canada or in the province or region concerned; a provincial or regional section of an international or national organization in respect of its membership in that province or region; a local, lodge or branch of any of the above-mentioned organizations in respect of the membership of that local, lodge or branch; a local group or organization in respect of its membership.

(3) An application for affiliation must be made to the Executive and include (a) (b)

evidence that the applicant organization officially supports the NDP confirmation of the number of individual NDP members within the applicant organization.

(4) The NDP Executive may waive Article III (2) (3) (a) in cases where it deems just cause. ARTICLE IV: FEES AND CONTRIBUTIONS 1.

The Federal Part