The following procedure shall be adopted in the case of applicants from former members to rejoin the Party:
(a) Where the applicant was expelled from the Party then no decision shall be taken without the consent of the Executive Committee.
(b) Where the application is to rejoin the former branch and the applicant is known to the present members of the Branch Committee, then the application shall be considered by the Branch Committee and their decisions shall require the endorsement of the District Committee.
(c) Where the applicant is not known to members of the Branch Committee concerned then the latter shall consult the District Committee before considering the application. The District Committee shall provide the Executive Committee with a record of decisions taken on such applications.