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Synodical Government Measure 1969

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[F1M12(1)The result of an election held at the annual meeting, or which involved postal voting in accordance with a resolution under Rule M11, must be announced as soon as practicable by the presiding officer.E

(2)A notice of the result must be displayed—

(a)in the case of the parish church or, where there is more than one church in the parish, each of those churches, on or near the principal door, and

(b)in the case of each building in the parish licensed for public worship, in a location readily visible to members of the congregation.

(3)A notice under paragraph (2) must remain on display for at least 14 days.

(4)The notice must specify the date on which the result was declared.

(5)After the end of the period for which the notice was on display under paragraph (3), the secretary of the PCC must keep a list of every member's name and address.

(6)The list under paragraph (5) must be made available for inspection, on reasonable notice being given to the secretary by a person who is resident in the parish or has his or her name on the roll; but the secretary need not provide a copy of the list.

(7)Where a member has provided the secretary with an email address, the address recorded for that member on the list must include that email address.

(8)The list in the form in which it is made available under paragraph (6) must include every name recorded on it but no other personal data.

(9)The secretary of the PCC must give the name and address of every person elected to the deanery synod as a parochial representative of the laity to—

(a)the diocesan electoral registration officer, and

(b)the secretary of the deanery synod.]

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