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Jesus invested legislative and judicial authority in the group, not in the individual.
The Council administers the society; it is made up of men and women who have met the criteria for the Council, being that of the Old Testament requirements for patriarchs (Entrusted only to those who are pious, meek, middle-aged, free from bad temper, sober, and not insistent on their rights. And they, who know it, are heedful thereof and observes it in purity, is beloved above and popular below, and inherits two worlds, this world and the future world), the council is divided into 24 Categories with each or several councils administering, these, they are: (this order does not necessarily signify the order of priority or authority)
- Food Technology
- Arts & Literature
Each one of these will be suited to the talents of the person, each person is encouraged to experience all these during their lifetime. To participate in each for example when age, injury or need calls a person to either teach or administer the practical skills they once used.
The trust is given to those who make the decisions who understand the consequences that will come from their actions, they must also have the capacity to be able to carry them to conclusion or satisfy the criteria for common law.
Members of the Council are not limited to the 24 and any number of Councilors in existence even just one will constitutes the Council for its reformation in the event that the Society is lost, its history will be maintained.
The Members of the Council (being either male or female) are represented equally, and only defined by their chosen function.
The spiritual and emotional health is vital to the administration of the Council, as the loss of a single councilor would constitute a great loss of knowledge, wisdom and practical skills that can be passed on to future members of the society.
The Council operates or functions such that it does not constitute a breach of the humanitarian, religious, or democratic principles for which the Gádian Society is founded upon.
The Councilors are chosen by the members when they have met the standard for being a councilor, with the members agreeing to the appointment to the council. The members are encouraged from the age of recognition being 40+ years when the level of spiritual and emotional maturity has started to be shown (this time is chosen because the brain ceases to grow and stabilizes into a mature mind, before this event it is known that people are not fully aware of why they do the things they do) shall make it a transitional period from either physical labor or administrative skills to prepare for a position on the council by learning the functions and requirements of the council. Over this period of preparation they will act as aides or assistants to the various Councilors to learn the 24 functions of the Council.
No one person (member) shall be appointed to the council who has not learnt the functions and duties of the council. At no point of time shall non members be appointed to the council.
The Council acts as the representatives of the members during the daily affairs of the society, members may as part of there life until the age of 40+ choose to work in various functions of the council in order to develop their own life skills. Each member from the coming of age may freely choose to express their talents in one of the 24 working areas of the council.
The various functions and duties of the Council administer the moral principles, common law and commerce of the Society, with the set standards being applied equally to all members.