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Cathedrals Measure 1999

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5The College of Canons

(1)The constitution of each cathedral shall provide for the establishment of the College of Canons in accordance with the following provisions of this section.

(2)The membership shall consist of—

(a)the dean,

(b)every suffragan bishop of the diocese in question,

(c)every full-time stipendiary assistant bishop of the diocese in question,

(d)every canon of the cathedral, and

(e)every archdeacon of the diocese in question.

(3)The College of Canons shall perform the functions conferred by the [25 Hen. 8 c.20.] Appointment of Bishops Act 1533 on the dean and chapter, and that Act shall accordingly have effect as if references to the dean and chapter were references to the College of Canons.

(4)The College of Canons shall—

(a)receive and consider the annual report and audited accounts,

(b)discuss such matters concerning the cathedral as may be raised by any of its members, and

(c)perform such other functions as may be prescribed.

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