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Hunters

The Hunter Association has its own set of rules and regulations entitled Hunter Bylaws which every Hunter must follow.[1] These bylaws include ten articles:

  1. Hunters must always be on the hunt for something.
  2. Hunters must have a minimal understanding of martial arts. This includes learning Nen.
  3. Once a Hunter is licensed, that license cannot be revoked for any reason. However, a license will not be reissued for any reason.
  4. Hunters shall not target other Hunters unless they commit heinous crimes.
  5. One star is given to a Hunter who produces remarkable achievements in a particular field.
  6. Two stars are given to a Hunter who fulfills the Five Articles, holds an official position and has mentored a junior Hunter who is awarded a star.
  7. Three stars are given to a Hunter who fulfills the Six Articles and produces remarkable achievements in multiple fields.
  8. The chief executive of the Hunter Association must earn the confidence of a majority of his colleagues. When the position of chairman is vacated, the vote to elect the next chairman must be conducted at once, and deputy power is given to the vice-chairman in the meantime.
  9. The authority to decide on a method to select new members is given to the chairman. However, to significantly change the existing methods requires the confidence of a majority of colleagues.
  10. Any matter not mentioned here will be decided in a cabinet consisting of the chairman, vice-chairman and staff advisers. The chairman has the authority to select the vice-chairman and staff.

Chairman Cheadle Yorkshire added a clause to the second bylaw to allow the association to recruit new members in preparation for the expedition to the Dark Continent even if they cannot use Nen. Hunters recruited this way go by the name of Provisionary Hunters.

Trivia Edit

  • The articles may be based off the Ten Commandments.
  • Netero denied that Illumi's title would be revoked if he killed everyone present at the last stage of the Hunter Exam after obtaining his license; however, since many of his targets would have been Hunters, he might have had to face consequences in spite of the immunity granted by his status, as killing fellow Hunters may be considered a violation of the fourth bylaw.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Hunter × Hunter - Volume 29, Chapter 331