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Synodical Government Measure 1969

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[F135](1)The House of Laity of the General Synod shall consist of—E

(a)the members elected by the diocesan electors of each diocese as hereinafter provided;

(b)[F2three members, two from the Province of Canterbury and one from the Province of York], chosen by the lay members of religious communities from among their number in such manner as may be provided by a resolution of the General Synod;

(c)such ex-officio and co-opted members as are hereinafter provided.

[F3[F4(2)]For the purposes of this Part of these rules the diocese in Europe shall be deemed to be a diocese in the province of Canterbury.]

[F4(3)]For the purposes of this Part of these rules, the diocesan electors of a diocese [F5other than the diocese in Europe] shall be the members of the houses of laity of all the deanery synods in the diocese other than F6. . .:

[F7(a)persons co-opted to the deanery synod under rule 24(7); or

(b)persons who are lay members of a religious community with separate representation in the General Synod under paragraph (1)(b) of this rule.]

. . . F8

[F9[F4(4)]The diocesan electors of the diocese in Europe shall be such number of persons elected by the annual meetings of the chaplaincies in the said diocese as may be determined by the bishop’s council and standing committee of the said diocese, and any lay person who is:

(a)an actual communicant F10. . . [F11as defined in rule 54(1)].

(b)of eighteen years or upwards, and

(c)a person whose name is entered on the electoral roll of such a chaplaincy,

shall be qualified for election as a diocesan elector by the annual meeting of that chaplaincy.]

[F12[F4(5)]The qualifying date for lay members of religious communities under paragraph (1)(b) of this rule and for diocesan electors under paragraphs [F13(3) and (4)] of this rule shall be 6.00 a.m. on the date of the dissolution of the General Synod, save that when a casual vacancy is being filled, the qualifying date shall be 6.00 a.m. on the date on which the nomination papers are issued.

[F4(6)]The register of lay electors shall be open to inspection at the diocesan office and any errors and omissions in the list may be corrected until the close of nominations. Thereafter no names may be added or removed until the declaration of the result of the election and those persons whose names are entered in the register shall be the qualified electors entitled to vote in that election.]

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F1Sch. 3 rule 35 (originally 29) renumbered (1.1.1995) by S.I. 1994/3118, para. 32.

F2Words substituted by S.I. 1984/1039, para. 20

F4Sch. 3 rule 35 paras. (2)-(6) (originally (1A)-(5)) renumbered (1.1.1995) by S.I. 1994/3118, para. 32.

F6Words in Sch. 3 rule 35 para. (3) omitted (1.1.1995) by virtue of S.I. 1994/3118, para. 32.

F7Sch. 3 rule 35 para. (3)(a)(b) inserted (1.1.1995) by S.I. 1994/3118, para. 32.

F8Rule 29(2) proviso repealed by S.I. 1973/1865, para. 17

F10Words in Sch. 3 rule 35 para. (4)(a) omitted (1.1.1995) by virtue of S.I. 1994/3118, para. 33.

F11Words in Sch. 3 rule 35 para. (4)(a) inserted (1.1.1995) by S.I. 1994/3118, para. 33.

F13Words in Sch. 3 rule 29 para. (4) amended (1.1.1995) by S.I. 1994/3118, para. 63, Sch.

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