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(1)The constitution of each cathedral shall—
(a)provide that the members for the time being of the Council, the Chapter and the College of Canons shall be a body corporate with perpetual succession and a common seal (to be known as the common seal of the cathedral),
(b)provide for the appointment of canons in Holy Orders, the manner of their appointment and their tenure of office (whether freehold or for a term of years),
(c)contain provision enabling lay canons to be appointed,
(d)specify the maximum number of residentiary canons and non-residentiary canons of the cathedral,
(e)provide for the appointment of an administrator of the cathedral, having such functions as may be prescribed,
(f)provide for the appointment of an architect and an auditor for the cathedral,
(g)provide for the appointment of a person having the function of supervising music in the cathedral, and
(h)provide for the establishment of a finance committee of the Chapter having the function of advising the Chapter in connection with its responsibilities in the field of financial and investment management, and for the membership to include persons who have expertise and experience in that field.
(2)(a)Where, immediately before the relevant date, the constitution of a cathedral provided for the appointment of the dean to be by Her Majesty the constitution shall continue to so provide.
(b)In any other case, the constitution shall provide that the incumbent of the benefice which comprises the parish of which the cathedral is the parish church shall be the dean.
(3)The constitution of each cathedral which is not a parish church shall provide for the formation and maintenance of a roll containing the names of persons who are members of the cathedral community and apply to be enrolled as such.
(4)A provision of the constitution of the kind mentioned in subsection (1)(b) above shall not affect the provisions of section 4 of the [1993 No.2.] Priests (Ordination of Women) Measure 1993.
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