Part IVVMiscellaneous and General

27Supplementary provisions as to rules

(1)Any rule made under—

(a)section 65 of the 1963 Measure; or

(b)section 14 of the 1964 Measure; or

(c)section 16 of the [1990 No.2.] Care of Cathedrals Measure 1990,

being a rule in force immediately before the coming into force of this section, shall continue in force and be deemed to have been made under section 26 above.

(2)Any rules made under section 26 above shall be laid before the General Synod and shall not come into force until approved by the General Synod, whether with or without amendment.

(3)Where the Standing Committee determines that the rules do not need to be debated by the General Synod then, unless—

(a)notice is given by a member of the General Synod in accordance with its Standing Orders that he wishes the rules to be debated, or

(b)notice is so given by any such member that he wishes to move an amendment to the rules and at least twenty-five other members of the General Synod indicate when the amendment is called that they wish the amendment to be moved,

the rules shall for the purposes of subsection (2) above be deemed to have been approved by the General Synod without amendment.

(4)The [1946 c. 36.] Statutory Instruments Act 1946 shall apply to any rules approved by the General Synod under subsection (2) above as if they were statutory instruments and were made when so approved, and as if this Measure were an Act providing that any such rules should be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.