Liberal Democrats

F40: Young Liberals Age Limit Change

Amendment as passed by conference

Submitted by: Federal Board

Mover: Callum Robertson.

Summation: Tara Copeland.


Conference resolves to amend the Constitution as follows.

Delete clause 21.8 and replace with:

21.8 A member of an AO shall not be counted as a member or participate in exercising the rights of the AO under clauses 18.5 and 20.1 of this Constitution:

  1. if such member is not a member of the Party; in the case of the Youth and/ or Student Organisation;
  2. if such member has reached the age determined by that Organisation as to make them no longer eligible for full membership and is not a student;
  3. if such member, having been originally enrolled by an AO, has elected to exercise the related constitutional rights through a Local Party; or
  4. if such member, having been originally enrolled by a Local Party, has not elected to exercise the related constitutional rights through an AO: no person may exercise the related constitutional rights concurrently as a member of more than one AO or as a member of both an AO and a Local Party.

Applicability: Federal.