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Synodical Government Measure 1969

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[F1[F246B(1)A person's disqualification under rule 46A(1)(ab) or (ad) may be waived by the bishop of the diocese in question giving the person notice in writing; and the notice must specify the bishop's reasons for giving the waiver.E

(2)A waiver under paragraph (1)—

(a)is of unlimited duration, and

(b)has effect in every diocese.

(3)Before giving a waiver under paragraph (1), the bishop must consult—

(a)the diocesan safeguarding advisor, and

(b)such other persons as the bishop considers appropriate.

(4)On giving a notice under paragraph (1), the bishop shall send a copy of the notice to the registrar of the diocese; and the registrar shall file the copy in the diocesan registry.

(5)Where a person's seat is vacated under rule 46(1) on a person being disqualified under rule 46A(1)(ab), the person may resume the seat if the disqualification is waived under paragraph (1) of this rule and if the seat has remained vacant.]]

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F1Sch. 3 rule 46A(1): Sch. 3 rule 46A renumbered as Sch. 3 rule 46A(1) (1.1.2017) by Safeguarding and Clergy Discipline Measure 2016 (No. 1), ss. 2(11), 12(3); S.I. 2016/1213, art. 2

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