1. The President shall be elected as defined in Rule 13, Clauses 1 and 2, and unless prevented by other circumstances shall attend and preside at Annual and Special General Meetings as well as meetings of the Appeals Court, the National Executive Committee and its Sub-Committees. The General Secretary will ensure that the President is released to conduct his/her duties on a full time basis for their term of office.
2. The President shall:
(a) have power to summon a special meeting of the National Executive Committee or any of its Sub-Committees should this be considered necessary;
b) be a delegate to the annual Conference of the Trades Union Congress.
3. Should the President become a Member of Parliament or a full-time official or employee of the Union, the position of President shall be declared vacant.