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Synodical Government Measure 1969

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[F119(1)The parochial representatives of the laity on a deanery synod—E

(a)are elected every three years beginning with 2020 by the annual parochial church meeting of each parish in the deanery, and

(b)hold office for a term of three years beginning with the next 1 July following the date of their election.

(2)The number of representatives to be elected from each parish is determined by a resolution of the diocesan synod no later than 31 December in the year preceding the elections.

(3)A diocesan synod may calculate the number of representatives from a parish for the purposes of paragraph (2)—

(a)by reference to the number of names on the roll of the parish specified in the notification under Rule 10,

(b)by reference to the number of parish churches or districts in the parish, or

(c)by a combination of both those methods.

(4)The secretary of a diocesan synod must, no later than 31 December in the year preceding the elections—

(a)certify to the secretary of each PCC the number of parochial representatives to be elected at the annual parochial church meeting of the parish, and

(b)give the secretary of each deanery synod a copy of each certificate given under sub-paragraph (a) and information relating to each parish in the deanery.]

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