The Head of the Fraternity is known as the Grand Master. The interests of the Fraternity are managed by a general Representation of all daughter lodges on the Register and the Grand officers present and past with the Grand Master at their head. This collective body is referred to as “The Grand Lodge”. This body or The Grand Lodge possesses the supreme superintending authority and alone has the inherent power of enacting laws and regulations etc. for the government of the Fraternity. The Grand Lodge has its own Constitution.
The Grand Master has the power, among others, to form any specified area overseas into a Masonic District and appoint a District Grand Master to govern that District.
In such Masonic district the interests of the Fraternity is managed by a general representation of each and every daughter lodge situated in that District, with the District Grand Master at its head. This collective body is called the “District Grand Lodge”.