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(a) Each Branch Committee shall meet regularly and shall elect a Chairperson, Secretary, Treasurer and such other officers as required.
(b) Each Branch Committee shall be responsible for calling regular branch meetings of which every member is informed; shall be expected to follow up membership applications and enquiries promptly; shall report committee decisions and proposals, and shall guide and develop all branch activities in accordance with Party policy and branch decisions, including the sale of the Morning Star and Communist literature, public and electoral work, and the winning of new members.
(c) Decisions of the Branch Committee may be overruled by a majority vote of the Branch meeting provided that decisions of bodies higher than the Branch Committee are not thereby violated.
(d) Each Branch Committee shall be responsible for appointing membership stewards to ensure efficient collection of dues and political contact with every member, shall manage branch funds, and shall assist all members to carry out their Party activity and to study Marxism-Leninism.
(e) A workplace Branch Committee shall maintain contact and co-operation with the local Branch in the area in which the workplace is situated and shall encourage members of the workplace Branch to help the Party in the areas where they live.
(f) A local Branch Committee shall encourage and help its members to build the Party where they work, and shall assist all efforts to build new workplace Branches and strengthen existing ones in the area.