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Diocese in Europe Measure 1980

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4(1)After paragraph (1) of rule 36 (appeals) there shall be inserted—U.K.

(1A)The provisions of this rule (except paragraph (3)), insofar as they confer a right of appeal by any person aggrieved against the result of an election and provide for notice of an appeal and the determination thereof, shall, apply in relation to an election to the House of Laity of the General Synod by the diocesan electors of the diocese in Europe.

(2)After paragraph (3) of that rule there shall be inserted—

(3A)An error in the electoral roll of a chaplaincy in the diocese of Europe shall not be a ground of appeal against the result of an election to the House of Laity of the Genenral Synod by the diocesan electors of that diocese unless—

(a)either it has been determined under the rule which applies in that diocese and corresponds with this rule that there has been such an error or the question is awaiting determination under that rule; and

(b)the error would or might be material to the result of that election;

and the allowance or disallowance of a vote shall not be a ground of appeal against the result of such an election unless the allowance or disallowance would or might be material to the result of the election.

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