16.1. Any national youth organisation of deaf persons within the age range from 18 to 30 with legal status may join the WFD as a Youth Ordinary Member provided that this organisation is approved by its Ordinary Member and whose goals are similar to the WFD aims.
16.2. The Board of the WFD approves Youth Ordinary Membership (YOM).
16.3. Youth Ordinary Membership (YOM) status remains until the member resigns or is expelled by the Board.
16.4. Youth Ordinary Members have no signing or voting rights at the General Assembly.
16.5. The Youth Ordinary Members are responsible for payment of an annual membership fee as determined by the WFD Board.