The following procedure shall be adopted in the admission of new members:
(a) Applicants shall immediately be interviewed by a representative of the Branch or other leading committee concerned, who shall report back so that the committee may discuss and decide upon the application. Immediately on acceptance the
committee shall take steps to ensure that a Party card is issued, with a copy of the Party Rules, information provided of Branch activity, and a welcome given to the new member at the next Branch meeting. Upon the issue of a Party card the record form shall be filled in and returned to the committee concerned.
(b) If the applicant is refused admission by a Branch Committee, it shall be the responsibility of the latter committee to inform the District Committee of the reasons for its action. A decision of the Executive Committee on an application for admission shall be final.