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  • Chairs SHALL maintain strict impartiality and act in the Organization's interest.

  • Chairs MAY limit the amount of time allocated to a particular agenda item or discussion point.

  • Chairs SHALL, after a reasonable period of discussion time, use the following means to reach a decision, but not limited to:

    • a statement of the Chair's view of group consensus, which shall be accepted by the group if there are no objections.

    • assignment of action items to progress the issue in as short as time as possible.

    • invite single or few objectors to no longer sustain their objections.

    • informal voting.

    • formal voting.

  • Chairs MAY require that new information be provided about an issue before earlier decisions can be reopened/revisited.

  • The work and progress of the group are appropriately communicated through regular status reports to the OSC.

  • The Shared Chair positions MAY delegate tasks to the Vice-chair, including chairing the group as and when necessarybetween them.

Decision Making

  • Consensus/Voting/Approval.