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Synodical Government Measure 1969

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25(1)A copy of a proposed scheme under Rule 22, 23 or 24 must be given to each member of the diocesan synod at least 14 days before the meeting at which it is to be considered for approval.E

(2)A proposed scheme under Rule 22 is approved by the diocesan synod only if—

(a)the house of bishops approves it,

(b)in the house of clergy, it is approved by at least two-thirds of the members present and voting, and

(c)in the house of laity, it is approved by at least two-thirds of the members present and voting.

(3)A proposed scheme under Rule 22 which is approved by the diocesan synod must be laid before the General Synod.

(4)If a member of the General Synod gives notice in accordance with its Standing Orders that the member wishes a proposed scheme under Rule 22 to be debated, the scheme does not come into operation unless it is approved by the General Synod.

(5)If a proposed scheme under Rule 22 is approved by the General Synod or no notice such as is mentioned in paragraph (4) is given, the scheme comes into operation—

(a)on the day after the end of the group of sessions during which it was laid before, or approved by, the Synod, or

(b)on such later date as the scheme may specify.]

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