Article 21 – VOTES
- The minimum period to gain the right to access points, and consequently voting rights, shall be two years starting from the date of registration. Associations that have been members for at least 24 months shall be assigned 1 vote per Association in the Congress.
- Founder Members shall be assigned 1 vote for each Member.
- It is confirmed that associations shall acquire voting rights (1 vote per Association) only after ratification by the WUKO Council attesting the period of 24 months affiliation. This right shall be subject to the acknowledgement of each subsequent annual affiliation in order to be maintained, which shall also be duly ratified by the Council in question.
- New associations which become affiliated during the four year period shall acquire the right as laid down in paragraph 1 of this Article as regards Continental voting (1 point after 24 months).