The OTO is a dues collecting organisation.
Annual dues, by their name, are paid yearly. These dues (and the insurance levy) are transferred to the Grand Lodge by local bodies. Initiation fees are only charged when an initiation is taken. They cover the primary costs of that particular initiation.
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Local bodies may also impose a modest cost surcharge for initiations.
Additionally local bodies may also have a local dues element, covering the operational costs of the local body