The council is one of fourteen administative branches of the SNU. Local affairs are dealt with by it, and the purpose is to further the objects of the Union, and in particular to promote the advancement and diffusion within their area of knowledge of Spiritualism on the basis of the Seven Principles.
The affairs of the district council are administered by and Executive Committee, directly elected, for the most part, by affiliated bodies and Class B members allocated within the district area.
THE SEVEN PRINCIPLES
The Fatherhood of God
The Brotherhood of Man
The Communion of Spirits and the Ministry of Angels
The continuous existence of the human soul
Compensation and retribution hereafter for all the good and evil deeds done on earth
Eternal progress open to every human soul.