Constitution

ARTICLE I. NAME AND PURPOSE

Section A. NAME

  1. The official name for this organization is the Canadian Nationalist Party. It is also acceptable to use the “short-form” version “Nationalist Party” or abbreviated version “CNP”.
  2. This organization may also use the name or its acronym (CNP) in publicity materials and correspondence.
  3. Party correspondence will be made available in English as well as other languages where deemed necessary and appropriate.

Section B. PURPOSE

  1. The purpose of this organization is to nationalize the country of Canada.
  2. All activities of this organization must be directed toward this purpose.

ARTICLE II. MEMBERSHIP

Section A. REQUIREMENTS

  1. All members are to conduct themselves in accordance with the Party Code Of Conduct.
  2. All individuals who hold Canadian citizenship, uphold the law of the land, and are at least 18 years of age are eligible to be voting members.
  3. All members are required to demonstrate support for the purpose of this organization.
  4. Only members and special guests are eligible to take part in organization activity unless otherwise stated.

Section B. RIGHTS

  1. All members are eligible to attend meetings and events of this organization as well as recommend policies and stand for nomination.
  2. If a fee is charged to attend a particular event, the leadership will establish a fee scale for members, special guests, non-members, and others as appropriate.

Section C. WITHDRAWAL OF MEMBERSHIP

  1. Membership may be cancelled at any time, without reason, by the leadership of the organization.
  2. Members may request to withdraw their membership by notifying the party. A member who voluntarily withdraws their membership will not have it reinstated by the party except under especially exceptional circumstances.

ARTICLE III. OFFICERS

Section A. OFFICER TITLES

Leader
Officer(s)
Auditor
Secretary

Section B. DUTIES

  1. The Leader holds final decision making capacity on all activities within the party.
  2. The Leader will chair all meetings or will assign a member to oversee meetings as necessary.
  3. The Officer(s) of the party shall not exceed seven (7) members. The role of each Officer is assigned to one of the following departments:
    1. Membership
    2. Logistics
    3. Security
    4. Campaign Management
    5. Merchandise
    6. Technical Support
    7. Administrative Support
  4. The Secretary will take, record, and file meetings minutes; oversee incoming correspondence for the organization, and maintain records and report on financial transactions.
  5. The Auditor will direct the planning, accounting, and correspondence of all financial records both internally and with external government bodies.

Section C. REQUIREMENTS FOR RUNNING FOR AND HOLDING OFFICE

  1. All officers and candidates for office must be current members.

Section D. NOMINATIONS AND ELECTIONS

  1. A new leader may be decided in one of three ways (in the corresponding order):
    1. Appointment by the existing and outgoing leader.
    2. If the leader is absent, appointment of a new leader by consensus of all officers.
    3. If consensus among officers is absent, a vote of the existing membership base will choose a nominated candidate to become new leader.
  2. Any member may nominate any other member, including himself or herself.
  3. Nominations may also be made during the election meeting itself, prior to closing of nominations and taking the vote.

Section E. REMOVAL FROM OFFICE

  1. Officers may be removed from office at the discretion of the leader for failure to perform duties or for violation of membership clause.
  2. Any officer may resign by submitting a letter to the leader. The leader may resign by submitting a letter to an officer.

ARTICLE IV. MEETINGS

Section A. Regular meetings will be held at the discretion of the party.

Section B. Special meetings may be called by any combination of three of the officers. Notice of special meetings must be communicated to all members at least 72 hours in advance of the meeting.

ARTICLE V. COMMITTEES

Section A. PROGRAM COMMITTEE

  1. The only standing committee of the Canadian Nationalist Party is the Program Committee, whose purpose is to plan events and programs for the organization.
  2. All decisions of the Program Committee involving committing organization funds will require the approval of the leader or auditor.

Section B. OTHER COMMITTEES

  1. Other committees may be appointed by the leader at a regular meeting.
  2. In appointing such committees, members must specify the purpose and chair or co-chair of that committee, and establish its duration.

ARTICLE VI. AFFILIATIONS

Section A. GOVERNMENT OF CANADA

  1. This organization is a federally-recognized political party in Canada.
  2. In all correspondence and business transactions, it may refer to itself as an organization within the Canada Elections Act.
  3. The Canadian Nationalist Party accepts full financial and production responsibility for all activities it sponsors.

ARTICLE VII. FINANCIAL MATTERS

Section A. RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Registered political parties must follow the Canada Elections Act regulations in all financial matters.
  2. The Government of Canada shall have the right to audit the financial records of this organization.

Date approved by organization September 9th, 2018.

Mr. Travis M. Patron

Signature of Party Leader