General Warranties of the Conference

In all proceedings the World Service Conference of Al-Anon shall observe the spirit of the Traditions:

  1. That only sufficient operating funds, including an ample reserve, be its prudent financial principle;
  2. That no Conference member shall be placed in unqualified authority over other members;
  3. That all decisions be reached by discussion vote and whenever possible by unanimity;
  4. That no Conference action ever be personally punitive or an incitement to public controversy;
  5. That though the Conference serves Al-Anon it shall never perform any act of government; and that like the fellowship of Al-Anon Family Groups which it serves, it shall always remain democratic in thought and action.