A-1. These Rules and Regulations supplement the Articles of Agreement and the By-Laws adopted by the Board of Governors. They are not intended to replace any provision of either the Articles or the By-Laws. The Rules and Regulations provide such operating rules, procedures, regulations, and interpretation as are necessary and desirable to carry out the purposes and powers contained in the Articles, as supplemented by the By-Laws. If any provision in the Rules and Regulations is found to be in conflict with any provision in the Articles or in the By-Laws, the Articles and By-Laws shall prevail and an appropriate amendment shall be made to these Rules and Regulations.