Search Legislation

Synodical Government Measure 1969

 Help about what version

What Version

  • Latest available (Revised)
  • Original (As enacted)
 Help about advanced features

Advanced Features

More Resources

Changes over time for: Business: reports etc.

 Help about opening options

Changes to legislation:

Synodical Government Measure 1969, Business: reports etc. is up to date with all changes known to be in force on or before 27 January 2023. There are changes that may be brought into force at a future date. Changes that have been made appear in the content and are referenced with annotations. Help about Changes to Legislation


Changes to Legislation

Revised legislation carried on this site may not be fully up to date. Changes and effects are recorded by our editorial team in lists which can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area. Where those effects have yet to be applied to the text of the legislation by the editorial team they are also listed alongside the legislation in the affected provisions. Use the ‘more’ link to open the changes and effects relevant to the provision you are viewing.

View outstanding changes

Changes and effects yet to be applied to the whole Measure associated Parts and Chapters:

Whole provisions yet to be inserted into this Measure (including any effects on those provisions):

[F1Business: reports etc.E

Textual Amendments

M5(1)The PCC must provide the annual meeting with each of the following, which the annual meeting may then discuss—E

(a)a report on the changes to the roll since the last annual meeting or, in a year in which a new roll is prepared, a report on the numbers entered on the new roll,

(b)an annual report on the proceedings of the PCC and the activities of the parish generally,

(c)the financial statements of the PCC for the year ending on the 31 December preceding the meeting,

(d)the annual fabric report under section 50 of the Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction and Care of Churches Measure 2018, and

(e)a report of the proceedings of the deanery synod.

(2)The PCC must ensure that a copy of the roll is available for inspection at the meeting.

(3)The annual report to be provided under paragraph (1)(b) must include a statement as to whether the PCC has complied with [F2the requirements imposed by the code under section 5A of the Safeguarding and Clergy Discipline Measure 2016].

(4)The annual report to be provided under paragraph (1)(b) must be prepared in the form specified by the Business Committee.

(5)The financial statements to be provided under paragraph (1)(c)—

(a)must be prepared in the form specified by the Business Committee, and

(b)must be independently examined or audited in the manner specified by the Business Committee.

(6)If the PCC approves the financial statements that have been examined or audited under paragraph (5)(b), the chair of the meeting at which they are approved must sign them.

(7)Once the financial statements have been signed under paragraph (6), the PCC must, for at least seven days before the annual meeting—

(a)publish the signed statements in such form (whether electronic or otherwise) as it decides, and

(b)make a copy of the signed statements available for inspection, on a reasonable request being made.

(8)The PCC must, before the end of 28 days beginning with the date of the annual meeting, ensure that a copy of the annual report and financial statements provided under paragraph (1)(b) and (c) are given to the secretary of the diocesan board of finance for it to retain.]

Back to top


Print Options


Legislation is available in different versions:

Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.

Original (As Enacted or Made): The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.


See additional information alongside the content

Geographical Extent: Indicates the geographical area that this provision applies to. For further information see ‘Frequently Asked Questions’.

Show Timeline of Changes: See how this legislation has or could change over time. Turning this feature on will show extra navigation options to go to these specific points in time. Return to the latest available version by using the controls above in the What Version box.


Opening Options

Different options to open legislation in order to view more content on screen at once


More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources

Timeline of Changes

This timeline shows the different points in time where a change occurred. The dates will coincide with the earliest date on which the change (e.g an insertion, a repeal or a substitution) that was applied came into force. The first date in the timeline will usually be the earliest date when the provision came into force. In some cases the first date is 01/02/1991 (or for Northern Ireland legislation 01/01/2006). This date is our basedate. No versions before this date are available. For further information see the Editorial Practice Guide and Glossary under Help.