DECISION OF IPO HIGH EXECUTIVE COUNCIL NR-01/05/01/20
RULEBOOK ON ADMISSION TO MEMBERSHIP
Today according to the agenda, the IPO High Executive Council decides:
At the online session attended by the members of the IPO Headquaters, it was decided
that from January 1, 2021, the following rule will apply for admission and renewal of
membership in registered sections.
Any person wishing to become a member of the IPO must obtain the approval of the
President of the IPO Section in their country
Any member wishing to renew IPO membership must obtain the approval of the
President of the IPO Section in their country.
IPO Headquaters will issue approvals for membership and renewal of membership only
in cases of justified impediment of section presidents as well as in cases where
candidates for membership come from countries where the IPO has no registered
representatives or sections.
Admission to membership by sections will be based on the attached document of
citizenship or possession of a residence permit in a country.
With this rulebook, we want to give legitimacy to our representatives, but also to provide
them with direct contact with all members who live and work in the territories of their
This decision enters into force immediately after publication on the official the IPO website.