Constitution of The Canadian Union of Skilled Workers

Amended: Sixth Convention of the Canadian Union of Skilled Workers
April 18 & 19, 2015

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ARTICLE 16 - Construction of the Constitution

ARTICLE 16

CONSTRUCTION OF THE CONSTITUTION

16.01

The Laws of Canada and it's Provinces and Territories will govern any question of the interpretation of this Constitution.

16.02

If the legality of an act by the union, its officers, or agents, depends upon the interpretation of the Constitution, the Constitution shall be construed so as to make the act lawful.

16.03

If any provision of the Constitution is declared invalid by operation of law or by any competent authority or tribunal, the remainder of the Constitution or the application of such provision to persons of circumstances other than those to which it has been held illegal or invalid shall not be affected thereby.

16.04

The National Executive Board shall have the power to interpret the provisions of the Constitution, subject to the Judicial Code, Article.