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Synodical Government Measure 1969

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[F111](1)[F2F3. . . [F4Subject to the provisions of any resolution under rule 12]for the time being in force] this rule shall apply to all elections at annual meetings.E

(2)All candidates for election at an annual meeting must be nominated and seconded by persons entitled to attend the annual meeting, and in the case of parochial representatives of the laity, by persons whose names are entered on the roll of the parish. A candidate shall be nominated or seconded either before the meeting in writing or at the meeting.

(3)If the number of candidates nominated is not greater than the number of seats to be filled, the candidates nominated shall forthwith be declared elected.

(4)If more candidates are nominated than there are seats to be filled, the election shall take place at the annual meeting.

(5)No clerk in Holy Orders shall be entitled to vote in the election of any parochial representatives of the laity.

(6)Each person entitled to vote shall have as many votes as there are seats to be filled but may not give more than one vote to any one candidate.

(7)Votes may be given:—

(a)on voting papers, which must be signed by the voter [F5on the reverse thereof]; or

(b)if no person present objects thereto, by show of hands.

[F6(a)]Where owing to an equality of votes an election is not decided, the decision between the persons for whom the equal numbers of votes have been cast shall be taken by lot.

[F7(b)When an election or any stage of an election is recounted, either on appeal or at the request of the presiding officer or of a candidate, if the original count and the re-count are identical at the point when a lot must be drawn to resolve a tie, the original lot shall be used to make the determination.]

(9)The result of any election by an annual meeting shall be announced as soon as practicable by the person presiding over the election, and a notice of the result shall in every case be affixed on or near the principal door of every church in the parish and every building licensed for public worship in the parish, and shall bear the date on which the result is declared. The notice shall remain affixed for not less than fourteen days. [F8Thereafter the secretary of the parochial church council shall hold a list of the names and addresses of the members of the council which shall be available for inspection on reasonable notice being given by any person who either is resident in the parish or has his name on the electoral roll, but the secretary shall not be bound to provide a copy of such list.]

[F9(10)Names and addresses, of parochial representatives of the laity elected to the deanery synod shall be sent by the secretary of the parochial church council to the diocesan electoral registration officer appointed in accordance with rule [F1029] and to the secretary of the deanery synod.]

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F1Sch. 3 rule 11 (originally 10) renumbered (1.1.1995) by S.I. 1994/3118, para. 14.

F2Words inserted by S.I. 1980/178, para. 3(1).

F3Words in Sch. 3 rule 11 para. (1) omitted (1.1.1995) by virtue of S.I. 1994/3118, para. 14.

F4Words in Sch. 3 rule 11 para. (1) inserted (1.1.1995) by S.I. 1994/3118, para. 14.

F5Words inserted by S.I. 1980/178, para. 3(2).

F6Sch. 3 rule 11 para. (8)(a) (originally (8)) renumbered (1.1.1995) by S.I. 1994/3118, para. 14.

F7Sch. 3 rule para. (8)(b) inserted (1.1.1995) by S.I. 1994/3118, para. 14.

F8Words added by S.I. 1989/2094, para. 1(1).

F10Words in Sch. 3 rule 11 para. (10) amended (1.1.1995) by S.I. 1994/3118, para. 63, Sch.

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