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Article V—Interpretation and Revision

The Honor Council may adopt new rules and/or amend its Standing Rules. Consistent with the Constitution, the Standing Rules are the procedures the Council deems necessary to ensure the effective execution of its duties.

This Constitution may be amended by the following procedure:

  1. Proposed amendments must be approved by two-thirds vote of the entire membership of the Honor Council and by the President of Rhodes College.
  2. Proposed amendments shall be publicly announced at least seven days prior to the referendum.
  3. To be adopted, amendments must be approved by the affirmative vote of a majority of the student body voting in a referendum called for that purpose.
  4. Amendments shall become effective immediately when the above steps are completed and communicated to the student body.