A complaint is submitted to the Central Union about the conduct of a union member or official;
a. Uphold the complaint as well-founded;
b. Partially uphold the complaint; or
c. Reject the complaint.
If the complainant is unhappy with the outcome they can appeal. The appeal will be herd by another qualified investigator who will follow the same process
a) A member who has been the subject of an investigation under Article 11 and who is dissatisfied with the decision may appeal. If the member wishes to appeal the outcome of the proceedings, they should do so within 5 working days of receiving the outcome. The appeal shall be sent to the Disciplinary Sub-Committee.
b) The Disciplinary Sub-Committee shall appoint an appeals panel of 3 Qualified Investigators to hear any appeal, and the same time limits as for the initial proceedings shall apply.
c) The appeals panel may affirm or reverse the original decision and may substitute one or more of the penalties prescribed in Article 11 for all or any of the penalties imposed by the original decision.
d) A decision of the appeals panel shall be final and conclusive.