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(1)Every council shall furnish to the annual parochial church meeting the audited accounts of the council for the year ending on the 31st December immediately preceding the meeting and an audited statement of the funds and property, if any, remaining in the hands of the council at that date.
(2)At least seven days before the annual parochial church meeting the council shall cause a copy of the said audited accounts and a copy of the said statement to be affixed at or near the principal door of the parish church as required by paragraph (2) of Rule 8 of the Rules for the Representation of the Laity.
(3)The accounts and statement shall be submitted to the meeting for approval, and, if approved, they shall be signed by the chairman of the meeting who shall then deliver them to the council for publication, and the council shall forthwith cause them to be published in the manner provided by paragraph (3) of Rule 8 of the Rules for the Representation of the Laity.
(4)The accounts of all trusts administered by the council shall be laid before the diocesan authority annually.
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