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(4) The church in each field or area under the Global Partners Division shall endeavor to establish its own pattern of government, since it is recognized that variations in local conditions, cultural patterns, governmental regulations, and other factors require local adaptations in the organizational structure of the church.
(5) The organization and government of the various units under the Global Partners Division shall be set forth in the General Board Policy for the Global Partners Division and a book of discipline or a supplement to The Discipline shall be approved by the General Board for each unit (205; 340:2; 1655:27).