IX. Dispute Resolution
54. Any disputes over the interpretation of this Constitution shall be resolved by simple majority vote at a General Council meeting.
55. Any grievance between APQN and one of its members, or between one member and another member, shall be submitted in writing to the Secretariat and/or served on the member in question, and shall be presented to the Board for discussion and addressed within 14 days after the grievance comes to the attention of all parties involved.
55.1. Failure by the parties to resolve the grievance in this time will result in a mediation meeting with a mutually agreed independent mediator, at a cost to the member organisation, and will be held within a further 14 days.
55.2. All parties must attempt to resolve the grievance at mediation.
55.3. Dispute resolution must allow for natural justice to be applied.