Article 11. In making decisions, a residents committee shall apply the principle whereby the minority is subordinate to the majority.
In its work a residents committee shall adopt a democratic approach and shall not resort to coercion or commandism.
Article 12. Members of a residents committee shall observe the Constitution, the laws, the regulations and the state policies, be fair in handling matters and serve the residents warmheartedly.
Article 13. A residents committee shall, when necessary, establish sub-committees for people's mediation, public security, public health and other matters. Members of the residents committee may concurrently be members of the sub-committees. A residents committee with a smaller population in its area may dispense with the sub-committees; instead, members of the residents committee shall have a division of responsibilities for various types of work.
Article 14. The residents committee may set up residents groups, the heads of which shall be elected by these groups.