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Synodical Government Measure 1969

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[F132(1)The ex officio members of the house of laity of a diocesan synod are—E

(a)each person elected from the diocese as a member of the House of Laity of the General Synod,

(b)any other member of the House of Laity of the General Synod who resides in the diocese, being either an ex officio or co-opted member of that House or a lay person chosen by and from the religious communities in the province,

(c)the chancellor of the diocese (if not in Holy Orders),

(d)the chair of the diocesan board of finance (if not in Holy Orders),

(e)the chair of the diocesan board of education (if not in Holy Orders), and

(f)the chair of the diocesan advisory committee (if not in Holy Orders).

(2)The other members of the house of laity of a diocesan synod are—

(a)any lay person nominated by the bishop under Rule 33,

(b)each person elected by the house of laity of each deanery synod in the diocese in accordance with Rules 35 to 42, and

(c)no more than five other persons, each of whom must be an actual communicant aged 16 or over and co-opted as a member by the house of laity of the diocesan synod.]

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