Chapter 4 » 4.06
Constitution and functions
The meeting should also consider which matters are left to the discretion of elders, overseers, trustees or the clerks as appropriate.
It is important that detailed guidelines be drawn up for the officers appointed by the area meeting, so that those who undertake these tasks are fully aware of what is involved. Area meeting appointments should be made for a fixed period, generally not more than three years, after which they should be reviewed.