Section 9.01.     Amendment.

This Plan may be amended at any time by the Trustees, consistent with the provisions of the Trust Agreement and/or as required by law. However, no amendment may decrease the accrued benefit of any Participant except:

  1. as necessary to establish or maintain the qualifications of the Plan or the Trust Fund under the Internal Revenue Code and to maintain compliance of the Plan with the requirements of ERISA, or

  2. if the amendment meets the requirements of Section 302(c)(8) of ERISA and Section 412(c)(8) of the Internal Revenue Code, and the Secretary of Labor has been notified of such amendment and has either approved of it or, within 90 days after the date on which such notice was filed, he failed to disapprove.