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Synodical Government Measure 1969

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[F1Preparation of new roll: processE

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7(1)The PCC of each parish must take reasonable steps to inform every person whose name is on the roll of the parish—E

(a)that a new roll is being prepared, and

(b)that, if the person wishes to have his or her name entered on the new roll, the person must apply for enrolment.

(2)The duty under paragraph (1) does not apply in the case of a person whose name would be removed under Rule 4 if the roll were being revised; but before deciding that a person comes within the fourth, fifth or sixth case under that Rule, the PCC must take reasonable steps to establish the relevant facts.

(3)On the preparation of a new roll, the name of each person who is entitled to have his or her name entered under Rule 1 must be entered on the roll; and a fresh application on Form 1 is required from each person whose name is already on the roll.

(4)A person whose name is already on the roll is not disqualified from having his or her name on the new roll merely because he or she has not complied with the condition in Rule 1(4)(c) or (5)(c) (habitual attendance at public worship), if the person was prevented from doing so by illness or other sufficient cause.

(5)In a case where paragraph (4) applies, the application on Form 1 must briefly state why the person did not comply with the condition in question.]

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