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Synodical Government Measure 1969

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[F159[F2(1)The General Synod must make rules providing for—E

(a)a right of appeal relating to a person’s eligibility to vote in an election to the House of Laity of the General Synod for the purposes of Rule 46(1)(c) or (f) (religious communities and Armed Forces Synod);

(b)a right of appeal against a determination of whether a nomination of a candidate for election to that House is valid;

(c)a right of appeal against the result of an election to that House.]

(2)The rules may provide that, on an appeal arising out of an election to the House of Laity, a person who was declared elected but whose election is or may be affected by the appeal is to be regarded for all purposes as a member of that House pending the determination of the appeal.

[F3(2A)The rules may include provision as to the payment of expenses incurred by the person who determines an appeal under the rules.]

(3)The rules may—

(a)make different provision for different cases;

(b)make provision which applies generally or for specified cases or subject to specified exceptions;

(c)make supplementary, transitional or saving provision;

(d)make provision which confers a discretion on a person.

(4)The rules may apply a provision of this Part of these Rules with or without modifications.

(5)The rules are to be made in accordance with the Standing Orders of the General Synod.]

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