1. The General Council will present at the next Intercapitular Assembly a study made by experts to identify different methodologies that could be used in the preparation of the Chapter as well as in its organisation. This study should also include the evaluation of the By-laws followed in this Chapter and propose other types of By-laws, consistent with the methodological options identified.
2. The decisions of the XVII Chapter will become effective on the 1st February 2010, save for cases for which the Chapter itself has established a different date.