ARTICLE VIII

ADVISORY COUNCIL

SECTION 1. There shall be an Advisory Council composed of members who have held high positions in Government, whether elective or appointive, or in the private or business sector, who, for lack of material time or other causes, cannot actively and effectively participate in the direct management of the NPC. However, a member of the Advisory Council is not prohibited from holding other positions that the Party may assign to him.

The creation and organization of an Advisory Council in all the NPC chapters is hereby encouraged.

SECTION 2. The Advisory Council shall principally give advice and counsel to the National Central Committee or the President of the Party.

SECTION 3. The Advisory Council shall meet upon the call of the National Central Committee or by the Chairman of the Party.