The Rules may be amended by the vote of a majority of delegates at a National Congress, provided that the following procedure be carried out:
(a) Proposed alterations to rule shall be submitted by Party Branches and District Committees to the Executive Committee.
(b) All such proposed alterations to rule for consideration by Congress must be received by the Executive Committee 6 months before the date of that Congress.
(c) All such proposed alterations shall be considered by the Executive Committee and circulated to Branches with its comments.
(d) Alterations to rule may also be proposed by the Executive Committee. Such proposed alterations shall be circulated to Branches as part of the material for the National Congress.