34. The function of the council and the commissions is to advise the Société on any question it submits to them and to carry out any study required by the Société within their fields of competence.
The Société must consult the council and the commissions on
(1) proposed financial assistance programs within their respective fields of competence;
(2) those parts of its draft plan of activities that apply to financial assistance within their respective fields of competence.