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Synodical Government Measure 1969

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Vacation of Seat by Member ceasing to be Qualified for ElectionE

[F146][F2(1)]Where—E

(a)any lay member of a deanery synod, being a parochial representative or a representative under rule [F327], ceases to be entered on the roll of the parish by which he was elected or, as the case may be, to be declared under the said rule to be a habitual worshipper at the cathedral church;

(b)any member of a diocesan synod elected by the house of clergy of a deanery synod ceases to be qualified for election by that house;

(c)any lay member of a diocesan synod elected by the house of laity of a deanery synod ceases to have the qualification of entry on the roll of any parish in that deanery or (in appropriate cases) of being declared a habitual worshipper at the cathedral church of the diocese under rule [F327];

(d)any elected member of the House of Laity of the General Synod ceases to have the qualification of entry on the roll of any parish in the diocese for which he was elected or of being declared a habitual worshipper as aforesaid;

[F4(e)any elected member of the House of Laity of the General Synod takes any paid office or employment as provided by rule [F537(2)];]

[F6(f)any member of a diocesan synod or of the House of Laity of the General Synod has his election declared void in accordance with the provision of rule [F745].]

his seat shall [F8subject to the following provisions of this rule] forthwith be vacated:

. . . F9

[F10(2)If the name of a person to whom paragraph 1(a) of this rule applies is entered on the roll of any parish in the diocese other than that of the parish [F11referred to in that paragraph] or if he is declared under rule [F1127] to be a habitual worshipper at the cathedral church of the diocese, his seat shall not be vacated under this rule if, before the vacancy occurs, the parochial church council so resolve.

(3)If a person to whom paragraph (1)(b) of this rule applies continues to work or reside in the diocese, his seat shall not be vacated under this rule if, before the vacancy occurs, the clerical members of the standing committee of the deanery synod so resolve.

(4)If the name of a person to whom paragraph (1)(c) of this rule applies is entered on the roll of any parish in the diocese other than that of the parish [F12referred to in that paragraph] or if he is declared uner rule [F1227] to be a habitual worshipper at the cathedral church of the diocese, his seat shall not be vacated under this rule if, before the vacancy occurs, the lay members of the standing committee of the deanery synod so resolve.]

[F13(5)If [F14the lay members of] the bishop’s council and standing committee has determined [F14before the vacancy occurs] that a person to whom paragraph (1)(d) of this rule applies [F15is able and willing to continue to discharge to their satisfaction the duties of a member of the House of Laity elected for that diocese,], [F16neither his seat as a member of that House nor his seat as a lay member of the diocesan synod shall] be vacated under this rule.]

[F17(6)This rule shall apply in relation to a member of the House of Laity of the General Synod elected for the diocese in Europe with the substitution for the words in paragraph (1)(d) from “roll” to “aforesaid” of the words “electoral roll of any chaplaincy in that diocese”].

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F1Sch. 3 rule 46 (originally 37) renumbered (1.1.1995) by S.I. 1994/3118, para. 47.

F2 “(1)” inserted by S.I. 1973/1865, para. 25(1).

F3Words in Sch. 3 rule 37(1)(a)(c) amended (1.1.1995) by S.I. 1994/3118, para. 63, Sch.

F5Words in Sch. 3 rule 37(1)(e) amended (1.1.1995) by S.I. 1994/3118, para. 63, Sch.

F7Words in Sch. 3 rule 37(1)(f) amended (1.1.1995) by S.I. 1994/3118, para. 63, Sch.

F8Words inserted by S.I. 1973/1865, para. 25(2).

F10Rule 37(2)–(4) substituted for rule 37(2)(3) by S.I. 1984/1039, para. 26(2).

F11Words in Sch. 3 rule 37(2) amended (1.1.1995) by S.I. 1994/3118, para. 63, Sch.

F12Words in Sch. 3 rule 37(4) amended (1.1.1995) by S.I. 1994/3118, para. 63, Sch.

F13Rule 37(5) (originally 37(4) substituted for proviso by S.I. 1973/185, para. 25(2)) renumbered by S.I. 1984/1039, para. 26(2).

F14Words inserted by S.I. 1984/1039, para. 26(3).

F15Words substituted by S.I. 1989/2094, para. 13(2).

F16Words substituted by S.I. 1980/178, para. 15.

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