National Judge Advocate shall interpret the National Bylaws and Administrative Procedures. He shall advise, construe, counsel, and render opinions on questions of Law and Procedure to the National Commandant, National Board of Trustees, National Staff, Departments, and Detachments when so required in the manner outlined hereafter: At the National Conventions, upon the request of an approved Delegate, through the Chair, the National Judge Advocate shall render an opinion on Law and Procedure to the Chair, whereupon the Chair will rule on the opinion and the question, which ruling shall be final unless appealed by an approved Delegate, whereupon the National Judge Advocate will put the Question, "Shall the ruling of the Chair be sustained?" A standing vote of approved Delegates will be called, and two-thirds (2/3rds) of the total vote will be required to reverse the ruling of the Chair.
At National Board meetings, the same procedure shall apply, and two-thirds (2/3rds) of the National Board of Trustees present and voting will be required to reverse the ruling of the Chair.
On all questions of Law and Procedure pertaining to the Marine Corps League or any of its subsidiaries referred to this officer through channels, the National Judge Advocate shall rule in writing, mailing copies of the ruling to the parties concerned and to the National Commandant, and such ruling shall be binding unless and until reversed by the National Board of Trustees or the National Convention,
The National Judge Advocate may not hold the office of Judge Advocate in either his Department or Detachment. If this be the case, then the resignation from the lower office shall be required upon being sworn into the National Office.
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