Each intergroup shall be duly registered with the World Service Office of Overeaters Anonymous by submitting:
a completed intergroup registration form;
bylaws and/or a summary of its purpose and operating procedures, neither of which shall be in conflict with OA, Inc. Bylaws. At a minimum, such bylaws or summary of purpose shall include a statement indicating that its primary purpose is to aid those with the problems of compulsive eating through the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of Overeaters Anonymous, guided by the Twelve Concepts of OA Service, and to serve and represent the OA groups from which it is formed; and
complete registration information on each of its affiliated groups.
Each intergroup shall submit a copy of its bylaws and/or summary of purpose to the WSO whenever either is updated or revised.
Section 3 – Functioning
Intergroups may conduct the business of their groups by any method they choose.
With prior notice to all member groups, intergroups shall convene at least once a year for election of officers and selection, when necessary, of delegate(s) to the World Service Business Conference of Overeaters Anonymous.
An intergroup must be formally registered, along with its delegate information, thirty days prior to Conference opening to send delegates to the current Conference. (See Article X, Section 3c for qualifications and selection of delegates.)
In order to deregister, an intergroup must submit a written notice to the World Service Office, region chair and region trustee.