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PFL/DEFT EXHIBIT 3
WIT: Farny
PENNY L. GILMORE, Reporter
7-12-94

 

REVISED BYLAWS

OF

CHURCH OF SCIENTOLOGY INTERNATIONAL

(A Nonprofit Religious Corporation formed and operated

pursuant to the laws of the State of California)

 

PREAMBLE

The CHURCH OF SCIENTOLOGY INTERNATIONAL (hereinafter

referred to as "the corporation"), an association of persons

having incorporated exclusively for religious purposes under

the laws of the State of California as the same relate to

Nonprofit Religious Corporations, does by these Bylaws

prescribe the manner in which and the officers and agents

by whom such purposes shall be accomplished.

 

ARTICLE I

The Church

The corporation shall accomplish its purposes through

and by means of the operations and activities of a church

known as the "Church of Scientology International" and here-

inafter referred to as "the Church".

The Church is the ecclesiastical "Mother Church" of

the many churches within and without the United States which

have been and will be organized for the purposes of the

religion of Scientology, all bound together as elements of

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one international and hierarchical church by voluntary and

self determined agreement upon and adherence to the following:

1. The goals, tenets, doctrines, codes, Creed,

policies and practices set forth in the Scriptures (as

hereinafter defined); and

2. Recognition of the ecclesiastical authority

of the hierarchy of the Mother Church; and

3. Governance in ecclesiastical matters by

said hierarchy.

The Trustees, Directors, Officers and agents of the

corporation shall be bound by and shall observe the fore-

going to the end that the operations and activities of this

corporation shall support and maintain the Church as a

church of Scientology in good standing in accordance with

the Scriptures; subject, however, at all times and in every

respect to the paramount requirement of observance of

and compliance with all applicable laws, and the provisions of

the Articles and of these Bylaws.

 

ARTICLE II

Definition of Terms

As they are used in these Bylaws:

a. "Articles" shall mean the Articles of

Incorporation of this corporation filed on November 19,

1981, as may be amended from time to time.

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b. "Bylaws" shall mean the code of rules

prescribed herein, which are subordinate in authority to the

corporation's Articles and which are to be used, adopted and

recognized for the regulation and management of the affairs

of the corporation;

c. "Religion of Scientology" and " Scientology"

shall mean the religious doctrines, beliefs, tenets,

practices, applied religious philosophy and technology for

its application as developed by L. Ron Hubbard and as the

same may hereafter be developed by L. Ron Hubbard.

d. "Scriptures" shall mean the writings and

recorded spoken words of L. Ron Hubbard with respect to

Scientology and organizations formed for the purposes

thereof.

e. "Notice" shall mean written notice actually

received by the prescribed recipient not less than three (3)

days prior to the event of which notice is given, written

notice actually delivered to the prescribed recipient not

less than three (3) days prior to the event of which notice

is given, or written notice mailed to the prescribed

recipient of the notice; by first class mail, not less than

five (5) days prior to the event of which notice is given.

f. "Mailed" shall mean deposited in the United

States mail, postage prepaid, addressed according to the

records of the corporation.

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g. Unless the context in which they are used

clearly requires otherwise, terms denoting number shall

include both the singular and the plural; and terms denoting

gender shall include all of the masculine, the feminine; and

the neuter.

 

ARTICLE III

Purposes

Section 1. Church of Scientology. The corporation

shall espouse, present, propagate, practice, ensure and

maintain the purity and integrity of, the religion of

Scientology, as the same has been developed and may be

further developed by L. Ron Hubbard to, the end that any

person desiring participation, or participating, in

Scientology may derive the greatest possible good of

increased awareness as an immortal spirit.

It is the belief of the Church that Scientology is

the organization of the fundamentals of existence into

axioms and workable technologies in the tradition of the

exact seiences for resolving problems of life and thought

and for the freedom of the human spirit. That he who asks a

question is closest to the answer, that every question

contains its own answer, and further that every problem

contains its own solution, and that the technologies of

Scientology are of such a nature that a person with a ques-

tion or a problem may be spiritually assisted or guided to

the end that the person is able to answer his own questions

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and resolve his own problems. Scientology Technology is a

body of truths and methods of application, developed by

L. Ron Hubbard from his observations and research, which

when correctly applied can reveal the soul of man, extend

his knowledge of the Infinite Being to him, and make known

what is knowable about God.

Believing that man's best evidence of God is the God

he finds within himself, and trusting with enduring faith

that the Author of the Universe intended life to thrive

within it, the corporation is founded with the following

general goals:

a. Establishment of a religious body and

entity to promote, protect, administer and encourage the

religion of Scientology and its goals;

b. Foundation, construction and use of a

church, establishments, tutorial schools, parsonages,

centers of training and other centers, for the teaching,

dissemination and administration of the religion of

Scientology, which aspires to the religious and ethical

guidance and improvement of the individual character, and

also to better and clarify the human spirit;

c. Publication and distribution of religious

literature and other sectarian aids in order to propagate

and disseminate Scientology; and

d. Establishment of religious cultural

centers.

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e. Minister to the spiritual needs of its

staff and the clergy of Scientology Churches and Missions

throughout the World through the conduct of religious

services, both group and individual, and the provision of

religious instruction to such persons and to Scientologists

throughout the World.

Section 2. Mother Church. In addition to the fore-

going, the Church, as the Mother Church, shall oversee and

manage the ecclesiastical affairs of all other churches of

Scientology to ensure and maintain the purity and integrity

of the religion of Scientology. Further, the Church shall

be responsible for the overall propagation of the religion

of Scientology throughout the World and for the enforcement

of the ecclesiastical tenets of the religion as set forth in

the Scriptures. In managing the ecclesiastical affairs of

all churches of Scientology, the Church shall have as its

purpose the responsibility of keeping Scientology working

(that is, getting the correct technology applied correctly).

 

 

ARTICLE IV

Creed

The Church subscribes, and its object is and purposes

are that all of Mankind may subscribe to and practice the

following Creed:

"WE OF THE CHURCH BELIEVE:

That all men of whatever race, color or creed were

created with equal rights.

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That all men have inalienable rights to their own

religious practices and their performance.

That all men have inalienable rights to their own

lives.

That all men have inalienable rights to their sanity.

That all men have inalienable rights to their own

defense.

That all men have inalienable rights to conceive,

choose, assist and support their own organizations, churches

and governments.

That all men have inalienable rights to think freely,

to talk freely, to write freely their own opinions and to

counter or utter or write upon the opinions of others.

That all men have inalienable rights to the creation

of their own kind.

That the souls of men have, the rights of men.

That the study of the mind and the healing of

mentally caused ills should not be alienated from religion

or condoned in nonreligious fields.

And that no agency less than God has the power to

suspend or set aside these rights, overtly or covertly.

AND WE OF THE CHURCH BELIEVE:

That man is basically good.

That he is seeking to survive.

That his survival depends upon himself and upon his

fellows, and his attainment of brotherhood with the

Universe.

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AND WE OF THE CHURCH BELIEVE THAT THE LAWS OF GOD

FORBID MAN:

To destroy his own kind

To destroy the sanity of another

To destroy or enslave another's soul

To destroy or reduce the survival of one's companions

or one's group.

AND WE OF THE CHURCH BELIEVE:

That the spirit can be saved and

That the spirit alone may save or heal the body.

 

ARTICLE V

Membership

Section 1. Classification. The corporation shall

have no members. It shall instead have parishioners who

shall not be entitled to vote.

Section 2. Purpose of Affiliation. The Church

believes that a person participating in the spiritual

exercises of the Church may profit to such an extent that

the person may become aware of his spiritual nature, capable

of self determination, self discipline and a realization of

his creative abilities; thus ordinary problems of life

should be easily resolved or be of little or no concern.

Therefore, such a person would be better able to contribute

to the welfare of his fellow man, Society and the Nation.

Such a state of Beingness of Mankind is the goal of the

Church.

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The Church further believes that man's attainment of

advanced levels of spiritual awareness frees the spirit from

the mind and body giving the spirit immortality. This in

turn will increase life and livingness while diminishing the

influence of death or deathlike factors which act as stops

and distractions to life.

During the term of affiliation with the Church; the

parishioner shall agree to abide by the Creed; the Auditor's

Code and the Scientology Code of Honor.

 

ARTICLE VI

Trustees

Section 1. Purpose. The sole purpose of the Board

of Trustees shall be to elect Directors of the corporation.

In furtherance of this purpose the Trustees may remove a

Director who fails to meet the qualification of a Director

or who conducts himself in a manner which is contrary to the

provisions of Articles I through IV of these Bylaws and the

survival of Scientology. In addition, the Trustees shall

have the power to change the number of Trustees; as provided

in Section 2 below.

Section 2. Number of Trustees. The authorized

number of Trustees shall be five (5) until changed by a

bylaw amending this Section 2 duly adopted by the unanimous

vote of the Trustees; provided however that the Trustees

shall not have the power to reduce the number of Trustees

below five (5) or increase the number above seven (7).

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Section 3. Qualifications. In order to serve as

Trustees of the corporation whether as initial Trustees or

successor Trustees, and in order to continue to serve as a

Trustee of the corporation. Trustees shall be persons who

possess and continue to possess, the following qualities and

attributes. That is to say, a person may serve and continue

to serve, as Trustee of the corporation only so long as he

is and remains:

a. Well-versed in the Scriptures;

b. Well-versed in the Scientology Ethics and

Justice System;

c. A proven Scientology executive, as

evidenced by statistics;

d. A duly ordained minister of Scientology in

good standing pursuant to those principles set forth in the

Scriptures; and

e. Has attained the age of majority.

Section 4. Election. The initial Trustees of the

corporation shall be elected at the meeting next following

the meeting of the Board of Directors adopting these Bylaws.

The Trustees shall have lifetime tenure, subject, however,

to termination as provided in Section 7.

Section 5. Vacancies. A vacancy in the Board of

Trustees shall be deemed to exist in case of the death,

resignation or termination of any Trustee as provided in

Section 7.

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a. Vacancies in the Board of Trustees may be

filled by a majority of the remaining Trustees, though less

than a quorum, or by a sole remaining Trustee.

b. In the event the Board of Trustees is

unable to fill vacancies because of the death or disquali-

fication of the entire Board of Trustees or sole remaining

Trustee, then that person holding the senior ecclesiastical

post in this Church shall (and only in this unlikely event

and only as a singular circumstance) appoint individuals to

fill all vacancies on the Board of Trustees, who must them-

selves meet the qualifications of a Trustee as provided in

Section 3.

Section 6. Voting and Other Rights. Each Trustee

shall be entitled to one vote. Each Trustee shall have

access at all times to the books and records of the

corporation.

Section 7. Termination as Trustee.

a. A person's post as Trustee shall terminate

at his death or upon receipt by at least one other Trustee

of a written notice of his resignation.

b. Pursuant to the Scientology ethics and

justice system, a person's post as Trustee may be termi-

nated for actions deemed contrary to the provisions of

Articles I through IV of these Bylaws, by the unanimous vote

of the other Trustees.

c. A person's post as Trustee shall automatic-

ally terminate if he or she at any time fails to meet the

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qualifications for Trustee which are stated in paragraphs

(a), (b), (c) and (d) of Section 3 of this Article.

Section 8. Meetings of Trustees.

a. Annual Meeting. A meeting of the Trustees

shall be held on the first day of June of each year at

8:00 p.m. at the principal office of the corporation. No

notice of the annual meeting need be given if it is held at

such time and at such place. The time and place of the

annual meeting may be changed by vote or written consent of

a majority of the Trustees, and notice of any such change

shall be given to each Trustee. If proper notice is given

of any such change in the time or place of the annual

meeting, notice need not be given of subsequent annual

meetings held at the same time and place.

b. Agenda at Annual Meeting. At the annual

meeting of Trustees, consideration shall be given only to

the following matters:

i. Election or removal of Directors.

ii. Election or removal of Trustees.

c. Call of Meetings. A special meeting of the

Trustees may be called by any Trustee.

d. Notice of Meetings. When required, notice

of a meeting of the Trustees shall be given to each Trustee

in writing. A notice of meeting need not specify the

purpose of the meeting.

e. Waiver of Notice. The transactions at any

meeting of the Trustees, however called, however noticed,

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and wherever held, are as valid as though taken at a meeting

duly held after regular call and notice if a quorum is

present, and if, either before or after the meeting, each of

the Trustees who were absent signs a written waiver of

notice and consent to the holding of such meeting. A

Trustee shall be deemed to have waived notice and consented

to the holding of a meeting, if he votes to approve the

minutes of that meeting. All written waivers and consents

shall be filed with the minutes of meetings of the Trustees.

Notice of a meeting shall also be deemed given to any

Trustee who attends a meeting without protesting, before or

at its commencement, the lack of proper notice to him.

f. Quorum. A quorum for any meeting of the

Trustees shall be a majority of the total number. of the

Trustees.

g. Minutes. The Trustees shall cause minutes

of their meetings to be kept and to be maintained with other

records of the Trustees in a secure place.

h. Adjournment. A majority of the Trustees

present, whether or not a quorum is present, may adjourn any

meeting of the Trustees to another time and place. Notice

of the time and place of holding an adjourned meeting need

not be given to absent Trustees if the time and place is

fixed at the meeting adjourned.

i. Use of Conference Telephones. The Trustees

may meet through the use of conference telephone facilities

or similar communications equipment, so long as all Trustees

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participating in the meeting can hear and address one another.

j. Action without Meeting. Any action required

or permitted to be taken by the Trustees may be taken without a

meeting if all Trustees consent in writing to that action.

Such action by written consent shall have the same force and

effect as a unanimous vote of the Trustees. Such written

consent or consents shall be filed with the minutes of

proceedings of the Trustees.

ARTICLE VII

Board of Directors

Section 1. Function and Authority of the Board.

a. Generally. The activities and affairs of

the corporation, as distinguished from the ecclesiastical

affairs of the Church, shall be managed and coducted <sic>, and all

corporate powers shall be exercised, by or under the direction

of a Board of Directors, consisting of five (5) natural

persons. The authorized number of directors may be changed by

a bylaw amending this Section 1(a) duly adopted by the

unanimous vote of the Directors; provided however that the

Directors shall not have the power to reduce the number of

Directors below three (3) or increase the number above five

(5). The Directors in general shall have all applicable powers

conferred, permitted, or authorized by law as directors of a

nonprofit religious corportion, including the power to

purchase, lease, encumber by mortgage or deed

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of trust, sell, pledge and convey property of the corpora-

tion, and to borrow funds for the use and benefit of the

corporation. Each Director shall have access at all times

to the books and records of the corporation.

b. Particular Functions. More particularly,

and without limiting its power and authority in general, the

Board of Directors may, in its sole discretion:

i. Borrow money and incur indebtedness on

behalf of the corporation, and cause to be executed

and delivered therefor, in the corporate name,

promissory notes, bonds, debentures, deeds of trusts,

mortgages, pledges, hypothecations, or other

evidences of debt and securities therefor;

ii. Make and perform such contracts as are

necessary or convenient to attain or further the

purposes and objects of the corporation, as set forth

in the Articles and in these Bylaws;

iii. Delegate to the corporation's

officers, or to other agents, regular and special

duties of the Board of Directors, the delegation of

which is permitted by law and consistent with the

Articles;

iv. Publish and disseminate books,

periodicals, pamphlets, tracts, sermons, films, tapes

and pictures in furtherance of the purposes of the

corporation; and

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v. Change the principal office of the

corporation from one location to another, and

establish and locate subsidiary offices of the

corporation.

c. Special Duty of the Board. It shall be a

special duty of the Board of Directors to assure:

i. That no part of the net earnings of

the corporation inure to the benefit of any person;

ii. That no substantial part of the

activities of the corporation are directed to

influencing legislation by propaganda or otherwise;

iii. That the corporation and its agents

refrain from participation or intervention in any

political campaign on behalf of or in opposition to

any candidate for public office;

iv. That the property, assets and net

income of the corporation remain irrevocably

dedicated to charitable and religious purposes; and

v. That, upon the dissolution or winding

up of the corporation, its assets remaining after

payment of or provisions for payment of all debts and

liabilities of the corporation are distributed to a

nonprofit fund; foundation; or corporation which is

organized and operated primarily and exclusively for

charitable and religious purposes; and which is

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exempt from general income taxation as an organiza-

tion described in section 501(c) (3) of the Internal

Revenue Code of 1954; as amended.

Section 2: Election and Tenure of Directors.

a. Election. Directors shall be elected by

majority vote of the Trustees of the corporation. The

Trustees shall elect one of the Directors as Chairman of the

Board. Trustees may not cumulate votes in electing

Directors. Regular elections of Directors shall be held at

the annual meeting of the Trustees. Special elections may

be held as necessary to fill vacancies on the Board of

Directors. Directors may not be'elected from among the

Trustees. Directors shall hold office for one year or until

the next annual meeting of the Trustees, whichever period is

shorter. Directors may be re-elected.

b. Compensation. Directors shall receive no

compensation for their service as Directors, but shall be

entitled to reimbursement for expenses incurred on behalf of

the corporation, whether or not such expenses are incurred

in their capacities as Directors.

c. Qualifications. In order to serve as a

Director and in order to continue to serve as a Director,

each Director shall be a person who possesses and continues

to possess the following qualities and attributes. That is

to say, a person may serve and continue to serve as a

Director only so long as he is and remains:

i. Well-versed in the Scriptures;

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ii. Well-versed in the Scientology Ethics

and Justice system;

iii. A proven Scientology executive; or a

proven auditor, or case supervisor: as evidenced by

statistics;

iv. A duly ordained minister of

Scientology in good standing pursuant to the princi-

ples set forth in the Scriptures; and

v. Has attained the age of majority.

d. Removal. Upon an affirmative vote of a

majority of the Trustees, a director may be removed, on the

following grounds:

i. Failure to continue to meet the

qualifications set forth in

subparagraphs (i) through

(iv) of subsection (c) above;

ii. Failure to exercise the duties of a

Director in pursuance of the goals, aims and purposes

of the corporation, the Church and Scientology, as

set forth in Articles I through IV of these Bylaws.

Section 3. Meetings of Directors.

a. Call of Special Meetings. Special meetings

of the Hoard of Directors may, be called by the Chairman, or

by any two Directors, or by the President.

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b. Notice. Notice of all special meetings of

the Board of Directors, or of an annual meeting to be held

at a time or place other than a time or place fixed by

resolution of the Board of Directors, shall be given to each

Director.

c. Waiver of Notice. Transactions of any

meeting of the Board; however called, however noticed, and

wherever held, are as valid as though adopted at a meeting

duly held after regular call and notice if a quorum is

present and if, either before or after the meeting, each of

the Directors not present signs a written waiver of notice

and consent to the holding of such meeting. A Director

shall be deemed to have waived notice and consented to

the holding of a meeting if he votes to approve the minutes

thereof. All such waivers or consents shall be filed with

the minutes of meetings of the Board of Directors. Notice

of a meeting shall also be deemed given to any Director who

attends a meeting without protesting, before or at its

commencement, the lack of proper notice to him.

d. Quorum. A majority of the Directors

authorised shall constitute a quorum of the Board of

Directors for transaction of business or for taking of

action which maybe taken with less than unanimous consent

of all Directors.

e. Minutes. The Directors shall designate one

of their number or an officer of the corporation to keep minutes of their

meetings.

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f. Adjournment. A majority of the Directors

present, whether or not a quorum is present, may adjourn any

Directors' meeting to another time and place. Notice of the

time and place of holding an adjourned meeting need not be

given to absent Directors if the time and place be fixed at

the meeting adjourned.

g. Regular Annual and Special Meetings.

Meetings of the Board of Directors shall be held no less

often than annually. Meetings designated as annual meetings

shall be held in the month of June of each year. Meetings

other than annual meetings shall be called regular meetings

or special meetings. The time and place of annual meetings

may be fixed by unanimous resolution of the Board of

Directors, and, once so fixed, shall not be subject to the

notice requirements of subsection (b).

h. Use of Conference Telephones. Directors

may meet through the use of conference telephone facilities

or similar communications equipment, so long as all

Directors participating in the meeting can hear and address

one another.

i. Action without a Meeting. Any action

required or permitted to be taken by the Board of Directors

may be taken without a meeting if all Directors consent in

writing to that action. Such action by written consent

shall have the same force and effect as a unanimous vote of

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the full Board. Such written consent or consents shall be

filed with the minutes of the meetings of the Board of

Directors.

 

ARTICLE VIII

Officers of the Corporation

Section 1. Required Officers. Officers of the

corporation, as distinguished from ecclesiastical posts,

shall be elected by majority vote of the Board of Directors,

and shall include a President, a Secretary, and a Treasurer,

each of whom shall serve at the pleasure of the Board. Each

of said offices may be held by a person who is also a

Director. The Board of Directors may elect the same person

to the offices of Secretary and Treasurer.

Section 2. Optional Officers. The Board of

Directors may elect one or more Vice-Presidents, and one or

more Assistant Secretaries and Assistant Treasurers and such

other subordinate officers as the Board of Directors shall

from time to time deem appropriate.

Section 3. Duties of Officers.

a. The President shall have general super-

visory responsibility for the business affairs of the

corporation. In addition; he shall perform all otheracts

and duties which the Board of Directors shall direct. The

President shall be the Chief Executive officer of the

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corporation; to whom other officers and their agents shall

report and be responsible for the proper performance of

their duties.

b. The Vice-President, if any, shall carry out

such duties on behalf of the corporation as may be assigned

to him by the Board of Directors or by the President. In

the absence or disability of the President; the duties of

the President shall be discharged by the Vice-President.

c. The Treasurer shall be the Chief Financial

Officer of the corporation and shall have custody of its

corporate funds; books and financial records. The Treasurer

shall have authority to receive and accept money, collect

debts, open bank accounts; and make disbursements in the

name of the corporation. The Treasurer shall keep or cause

to be kept proper books of account reflecting all business

done by the corporation and of all monies received and

disbursed, and shall prepare or cause to be prepared

financial statements at the request of the Board of

Directors. The Treasurer shall deposit all money and other

valuables in the name and to the credit of the corporation,

with such depositories as may be designated by the Board of

Directors. The Treasurer shall disburse funds of the

corporation at the direction of the Board. The Treasurer

shall, whenever requested to do so by the President or Board

of Directors, account for all transactions engaged in or

authorized by him as Treasurer.

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d. The Assistant Treasurer, if any, shall

carry out such duties on behalf of the corporation as may be

assigned or delegated to him by the Board of Directors, by

the President or by the Treasurer. In the absence or

disability of the Treasurer, the Assistant Treasurer shall

discharge the duties of the Treasurer.

e. The Secretary shall keep or cause to be

kept a book of minutes of all meetings of the Trustees and

of the Board of Directors, and of the meetings of any

committee for which the Board requires that minutes be kept.

The Secretary shall keep or cause to be kept, at the

principal office of the corporation, a copy of these Bylaws.

The Secretary shall keep the seal of the corporation and

shall attest all certificates or other legal documents

requiring certification on behalf of the corporation.

f. The Assistant Secretary, if any, shall

carry out such duties on behalf of the corporation as may be

assigned or delegated to him by the Board of Directors, by

the President, or by the Secretary. In the absence or

disability of the Secretary, the Assistant Secretary shall

discharge the duties of the Secretary.

Section 4. Execution of Contracts. Contracts,

instruments of conveyance or encumbrance, or other obliga-

tions of the corporation may be executed and delivered on

behalf of the corporation by any two (2) officers of the

corporation unless the Board of Directors provides otherwise

by general or special resolution.

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ARTICLE IX

Liability of Directors and Officers

Directors; Officers; Trustees and other agents of the

corporation, and the property of such persons, shall not be

subject to or chargeable with payment of corporation debts

or obligations.

 

ARTICLE X

Ordination of ministers and Religious Orders

Section 1.Ordination. The Church shall have full

power and authority to ordain ministers, who shall be

empowered to perform marriage ceremonies, administer the

confessional, bury the dead, baptize, practice spiritual

healing, give spiritual healing, give spiritual advice, and

minister to the spiritual needs of clergy, congregations

and parishioners, to revoke such status of ordained

minister, and to grant and revoke such other degrees and

certificates of attainment or qualification as may be

appropriate.

Section 2. Code of Conduct. This Church shall ask

and require from its ordained ministers conformity with the

following minister's code (known as the Scientology

Auditor's Code), relating to the spiritual ministration to,

and guidance of, all parishioners and/or confessants:

I HEREBY PROMISE AS AN AUDITOR TO FOLLOW

THE AUDITOR'S CODE.

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1. I promise not to evaluate for the

preclear or tell him what he should think

about his case in session.

2. I promise not to invalidate the

preclear's case or gains in or out of session.

3. I promise to administer only

Standard Tech to a preclear in the standard

way.

4. I promise to keep all auditing

appointments once made.

5. I promise not to process a preclear

who has not had sufficient rest and who is

physically tired.

6. I promise not to process a preclear

who is improperly fed or hungry.

7. I promise not to permit a frequent

change of auditors.

8. I promise not to sympathize with a

preclear but to be effective.

9. I promise not to let the preclear

end session on his own determinism but to

finish off those cycles I have begun.

10. I promise never to walk off from a

preclear in session.

11. I promise never to get angry with a

preclear in session.

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12. I promise to run every major case

action to a floating needle.

13. I promise never to run any one

action beyond its floating needle.

14. I promise to grant beingness to the

preclear in session.

15. I promise not to mix the processes

of Scientology with other practices except

when the preclear is physically ill and only

medical means will serve.

16. I promise to maintain Communication

with the preclear and not to cut his comm or

permit him to overrun in session.

17. I promise not to enter comments,

expressions or enturbulence into a session

that distract a preclear from his case.

18. I promise to continue to give the

preclear the process or auditing command when

needed in the session.

19. I promise not to let a preclear run

a wrongly understood command.

20. I promise not to explain, justify or

make excuses in session for any auditor

mistakes whether real or imagined.

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21. I promise to estimate the current

case state of a preclear only by Standard Case

Supervision data and not to diverge because of

some imagined difference in the case.

22. I promise never to use the secrets

of a preclear divulged in session for punish-

ment or personal gain.

23. I promise to never falsify work-

sheets of sessions.

24. I promise to see that any donation

received for processing is refunded following

the policies of the Claims Verification Board,

if the preclear is dissatisfied and demands it

within three months after the processing, the

only condition being that he may not again be

processed or trained.

25. I promise not to advocate Dianetics

or Scientology only to cure illness or only to

treat the insane; knowing well they were

intended for spiritual gain.

26. I promise to cooperate fully with the

authorized organizations of Dianetics and

Scientology in safeguarding the ethical use

and practice of those subjects.

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27. I promise to refuse to permit any

being to be physically injured, violently

damaged, operated on or killed in the name of

"mental treatment".

28. I promise not to permit sexual

liberties or violations of patients.

29. I promise to refuse to admit to the

ranks of practitioners any being who is

insane.

Section 3. Religious Orders. The Church may

establish and maintain religious orders, the purposes of

which shall be the carrying out of the religious and adminini-

strative activities of this Church and corporation. The

Church may also establish and maintain religious orders, the

purposes of which shall be the supervision of ecclesiastical

affairs of other churches of Scientology as set forth in

Article III. The specific functions and duties of such

religious orders; and of the members of such orders shall

be as determined and assigned by the Board of Directors in

accordance with the Scriptures, and consistent with the

purposes for religious orders herein stated.

Acceptance of persons into the religious orders

of the Church shall be governed by the applicable

Scriptures. Persons seeking acceptance into a religious

order of this Church shall enter into a covenant expressing

the individual's desire and intent to devote himself to

accomplish the goals and purposes of this Church and the

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Religion of Scientology. All members of the religious order

shall agree to abide by the policies of this Corporation,

the Scriptures, the Articles, and these Bylaws.

Section 4. Terminations. Membership, affiliation,

charters, ordinations, certifications, or other special

dispensations, or recognitions, shall terminate, by direc-

tion of the Board of Directors, for the following causes:

a. Death,

b. Resignation,

c. Actions deemed contrary to the principles,

purposes, aims, code, ecclesiastical letters, policies,

covenants, agreements, the Bylaws of this corporation and

Scientology.

Section 5. Return of Property. Upon any termina-

tion, pursuant to Section 4 of this Article X, then the

person who's status has been terminated shall be required

immediately to return to the corporation or Church any and

all real and personal property issued to such person by this

corporation or Church.

Section 6. Discretion of Directors. Pursuant to the

Scriptures, particularly the ethics and justice system of

Scientology, membership in a Religious Order, ordination, or

affiliation may be denied or revoked for cause deemed to be

sufficient by the Directors in their sole discretion.

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ARTICLE XI

Principal Office

The corporation's principal office shall be located

at such place; within or without the State of California, as

a majority of the Board of Directors may in its discretion,

determine from time to time.

 

ARTICLE XII

Seal

The corporation shall have a seal, the form of which

shall be determined and adopted by the Board of Directors.

 

ARTICLE XIII

Amendments

Unless otherwise provided in these Bylaws, these

Bylaws may be amended or repealed and new Bylaws adopted by

unanimous vote of the Board of Directors; provided that

amended Bylaws or new Bylaws do not jeopardize the tax-

exempt status of this corporation, do not alter the purposes

of this corporation or the qualifications required of its

Trustees and Directors; and do not contravene the

Scriptures.

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CERTIFICATION

I, the undersigned, do hereby certify:

1. That I am the duly elected and acting

Assistant Secretary of the Church of Scientology International,

a nonprofit religious corporation incorporated under the laws of

the State of California; and

2. That the foregoing Bylaws constitute the

Revised Bylaws of said corporation, as duly adopted by

unanimous written consent of the Directors and Voting Members

of the corporation, dated as of the 20th day of May, 1982.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto subscribed my name

and affixed the seal of the said corporation, this 21st day

of May, 1982.

[signed] Sandra Brennan
Assistant Secretary

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CERTIFICATE

I, Lynn R. Farny, hereby certify as follows:

1. That I am the duly elected and acting

Secretary of Church of Scientology International, a

nonprofit religious corporation incorporated under the

laws of the State of California;

2. That the following amendement to Article VII,

Section 2.a of the Bylaws of the corporation was duly

adopted by unanimous written consent of the Board of

Directors of the corporation on April 3, 1994:

a. Election. Directors shall be
elected by majority vote of the Trustees
of the corporation. The Trustees shall
elect one of the Directors as Chairman of
the Board. Trustees may not cumulate
votes in electing Directors. Regular
elections of Directors shall be held at
the annual meeting of the Trustees.
Special elections may be held as
necessary to fill vacancies on the Board
of Directors. Only one Director may be
elected from among the Trustees. Directors
shall hold office for one year or until the
next annual meeting of the Trustees,
whichever period is shorter. Directors may
be re-elected.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto subscribed my

name and affixed the seal of said corporation this 10th

day of April, 1994.

[signed] Lynn R. Farny
Lynn R. Farny, Secretary

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