5.1. No section of these Conduct Rules may be so interpreted to be effective with retrospective effect, before the date of implementation of these Conduct Rules.
5.2. The Conduct Rules may not be applied so that –
5.2.1. any persons’ ( members’) rights existing before the implementation of the Conduct Rules, be negatively affected, or reduced; or
5.2.2. any existing rights not be valid after the implementation of the Conduct Rules; due to the same rights being in consistent with the new approved Conduct Rules, or not acknowledged in the new Conduct Rules; unless by mutual agreement and the right holder negates such rights in writing.