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[F243](1)There shall be a right of appeal with regard to—E
(a)any enrolment, or refusal of enrolment, on the roll of a parish or the registers of lay or clerical electors;
(b)the removal of any name, or the refusal to remove any name, from the roll of a parish or the registers of lay or clerical electors.
(2)The following persons shall have a right of appeal under this rule—
(a)a person who is refused enrolment on the roll or register;
(b)a person whose name is removed from the roll or register; or
(c)any person whose name is entered on the roll or register who wishes to object to the enrolment or removal of the name of any other person on that roll or register.
(3)In an appeal concerning the roll of a parish, notice of the appeal shall be given in writing to the lay chairman of the deanery synod and in an appeal concerning the register of lay or clerical electors notice of the appeal shall be given in writing to the Chairman of the House of Laity or the Chairman of the House of Clergy of the diocesan synod as the case may be.
(4)Notice of appeal shall be given not later than fourteen days after the date of enrolment, removal or refusal or if the appeal arises on the revision of the roll or register or the preparation of a new roll or register, not later than fourteen days after the first publication of the revised or new roll or register.
(5)In any appeal arising under this rule the chairman of the House concerned of the Diocesan Synod or the lay chairman of the deanery synod, as the case may be, shall within fourteen days refer any appeal to the bishop’s council and standing committee of the diocese unless within that period the appellant withdraws the appeal in writing. The said bishop’s council shall appoint three or a greater number being an odd number of their lay members or clerical members as the case may be to consider and decide the appeal.]
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