(APPROVED BY THE SUPREME COUNCIL OF BARISAN NASIONAL NOVEMBER 20, 2010)
This organization shall be called the Barisan Nasional Malaysia (hereinafter referred to as the "Barisan Nasional")
This organization is essentially Association of political parties that support the goals of the Barisan Nasional.
6.1 Barisan National members are made up of 3 types:
6.2 Party members consist of
6.3 Consolidated Members are any organization, political organizations, clubs, associations, non-governmental organizations (NGO) that has been approved by the Supreme Council to be accepted as a member of the Barisan Nasional.
6.4 Associate Members are Malaysian citizens aged 21 years and over, not a registered member to any political party and have registered membership with Barisan Nasional Headquarters.
7.1 Each Party Members have full rights to attend, give opinions and vote at the meeting of the Supreme Council, the State Coordinating Committee or the Coordinating Committee for each Division
7.2 Subject to the approval of the supreme council, each associate member may:-
7.3 Each affiliate member may attend and give their opinion in the barisan nasional convention and partake in the activities as determined by the supreme council.
7.4 The barisan nasional supreme council has the right to decide on all matters relating to the rights of the member and membership and its decision is absolute and final.
MEMBER PARTIES SHALL HAVE THE RIGHT TO REPLACE THEIR REPRESENTATIVE OR REPRESENTATIVE IN THE SUPREME COUNCIL OR IN ANY OTHER COMMITTEE OR COMMITTEES BY SENDING A NOTICE OF SUCH REPLACEMENT TO THE SECRETARY GENERAL AND SUCH REPLACEMENT SHALL TAKE EFFECT FROM THE DATE OF THE SAID NOTICE.
NOTICE OF THE SUPREME COUNCIL MEETING TOGETHER WITH ITS AGENDA SHALL BE GIVEN AT LEAST FOURTEEN (14) DAYS BEFORE SUCH MEETING EXCEPT IN CASE OR URGENCY, A MEETING MAY BE HELD AT SUCH SHORTER NOTICES AS THE CHAIRMAN MAY DIRECT.
THE QUORUM FOR A MEETING OF THE SUPREME COUNCIL IS BY MAJORITY OF MEMBER PARTIES PRESENT.
THE SUPREME COUNCIL SHALL MEET AT LEAST TWICE A YEAR ON THE DIRECTION OF THE CHAIRMAN OR ACTING CHAIRMAN. ONE OF SUCH MEETINGS MAY BE THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETINGS OF BARISAN NASIONAL PROVIDED IT IS HELD NOT LATER THAN 30TH JUNE EACH YEAR. A SPECIAL SUPREME COUNCIL MEETING MAY BE CALLED AT THE WRITTEN REQUEST OF NOT LESS THAN ONE-THIRD OF THE TOTAL NUMBER OF MEMBERS PARTIES. THE SECRETARY GENERAL SHALL CALL THE SPECIAL MEETING WITHIN TWENTY ONE (21) DAYS OF RECEIPT OF SUCH OF WRITTEN REQUEST.
DECISIONS AT MEETING OF THE SUPREME COUNCIL SHALL BE BY UNANIMITY EXCEPT DECISIONS TAKEN UNDER ARTICLES 15 AND 22 WHICH SHALL BE BY MAJORITY VOTE IN WHICH CASE EACH MEMBERS PARTY SHALL HAVE ONE VOTE.
ANY MEMBER PARTY WHICH FOR SOME VALID REASON COULD NOT ATTEND ANY SUPREME COUNCIL MEETING SHALL HAVE THE RIGHT TO ASK FOR THE DEFERMENT OF THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE DECISION TAKEN AT THE SAID MEETING AND WHICH EVENT THE SUPREME COUNCIL SHALL CONVENE ANOTHER MEETING AS SOON AS POSSIBLE TO DISCUSS THE SAME MATTER.
THE SUPREME COUNCIL SHALL HAVE THE POWER TO TAKE DISCIPLINARY ACTION, SUSPEND OR EXPEL ANY MEMBER PARTY FOR ACTING IN ANY MANNER PREJUDICIAL TO THE INTEREST OF BARISAN NASIONAL.
THE EMBLEM BADGE AND FLAG OF BARISAN NASIONAL IS THE WHITE SCALE (DACING) AGAINST A ROYAL BLUE BACK GROUND PROVIDED HOWEVER ANY MEMBER PARTY MAY BE PERMITTED TO USE THEIR RESPECTIVE EMBLEM, BADGE AND FLAG IF DEEMED NECESSARY.
ALTERATIONS OR ADDITIONS TO THE CONSTITUTION SHALL ONLY BE MADE AT A MEETING OF THE SUPREME COUNCIL, AND THEY SHALL BECOME OPERATIVE ONLY AFTER APPROVAL BY THE REGISTRAR OF SOCIETIES.
IN CASE OF ANY DISPUTE AS TO THE INTERPRETATION CONSTRUCTION, AND MEANING OF ANY OF THE ARTICLES OF THIS CONSTITUTION OR OF ANY STANDING RULES AND ORDERS, THE INTERPRETATITON, CONSTRUCTION, RENDERING OR MEANING DETERMINED BY MAJORITY MEMBERS OF THE SUPREME COUNCIL SHALL BE FINAL AND CONCLUSIVE.