The Commissions of OCR Africa perform a consultative role only and have no executive authority. In principle, the projects of the Commissions must be submitted to the Board of OCR Africa for approval.

The presidents of the Commissions and the other members of the Commissions are appointed by the Board of OCR Africa on the basis of joint proposals by the President and the Secretary, selected from the names presented by national federations, although not restrictively. 

The term of office of the Commissions shall be four (4) years. 

All Commission shall have the right to consult or defer decisions to the relevant World OCR (FISO) commissions or committees.