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Synodical Government (Amendment) Measure 1974

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2Amendment of Article 8 of Constitution of General Synod in itsapplication to schemes.E+W+S+N.I.

(1)In Article 8(1) of the Constitution of the General Synod of the Church of England set out in Schedule 2 to the M1Synodical Government Measure 1969, which Article lays down certain requirements for the final approval by the General Synod of a scheme for a constitutional union between the Church of England and another Christian body, after the word “body” there shall be inserted the words “being a body a substantial number of whose members reside in Great Britain”.

(2)After paragraph (1) of the said Article 8 there shall be inserted thefollowing paragraph:—

(1A)If the Archbishops consider that this Article should apply to a schemewhich affects the Church of England and another Christian body but does not fall within paragraph (1) of this Article, they may direct that this Article shall apply to that scheme, and where such a direction is given this Article shall apply accordingly.

(3)The paragraph inserted in Article 8 by Section 1(1) of the M2Synodical Government (Special Majorities) Measure 1971 and numbered(1A) shall be re-numbered (1B).

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C1The text of ss. 2(1)(2)(3), 3 is in the form in which it was originally enacted: it was not reproduced in Statutes in Force and does not reflect any amendments or repeals which may have been made prior to 1.2.1991.

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