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Synodical Government Measure 1969

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[F136(1)A clerk in Holy Orders who is a member of a deanery synod is qualified for election by the house of clergy of that deanery synod as a member of the diocesan synod.E

(2)A clerk in Holy Orders may not stand for election by more than one deanery synod.

(3)A lay person is qualified for election by the house of laity of a deanery synod as a member of the diocesan synod if the person is an actual communicant aged 16 or over—

(a)whose name is on the roll of a parish in the deanery,

(b)whose name is on the community roll of a cathedral church in the deanery which is not a parish church,

(c)who, in a case where the area of the deanery includes Westminster Abbey, St. George's Chapel, Windsor or the cathedral church of Christ in Oxford, is declared by the dean to be a habitual worshipper, or

(d)who is declared by the leader of a mission initiative in the deanery to be part of the worshipping community involved in the initiative.

(4)A person whose name is on the roll of more than one parish must choose one of the parishes concerned for the purposes of paragraph (3)(a).

(5)A person who is part of the worshipping community involved in a mission initiative which is in more than one deanery, or who is part of the worshipping community involved in mission initiatives in different deaneries, must choose one of the deaneries concerned for the purposes of paragraph (3)(d).]

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