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Synodical Government Measure 1969

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[F1Standing committeeE

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M31(1)The PCC has a standing committee constituted in accordance with this Rule.E

(2)If there are more than 50 names on the roll of the parish on the date on which the annual meeting is held, the standing committee is to consist of—

(a)the minister,

(b)each churchwarden who is a member of the PCC or, if there are more than two, such two or more of them as are appointed by the PCC by resolution, and

(c)at least two other members of the PCC appointed by the PCC by resolution, the number of whom must be at least equal to the number of churchwardens who are members of the committee under sub-paragraph (b).

(3)If there are no more than 50 names on the roll of the parish on the date on which the annual meeting is held, the standing committee is to consist of—

(a)the minister, and

(b)at least two other members of the PCC (each of whom may, but need not, be a churchwarden) appointed by the PCC by resolution.

(4)The PCC may by resolution remove a person appointed under paragraph (2)(b) or (c) or (3)(b).

(5)A member appointed under paragraph (2)(b) or (c) or (3)(b) holds office for a period which begins with the date of appointment and ends with the conclusion of the next annual meeting (subject to the possibility of the member's removal under paragraph (4)).

(6)The standing committee may transact the PCC's business between meetings of the PCC; but the standing committee—

(a)may not discharge a duty of the PCC, and

(b)may not exercise a power of the PCC which is subject to the passing of a resolution by the PCC or compliance by the PCC with some other requirement.

(7)If the PCC gives the standing committee any directions as to the exercise of its power under paragraph (6), the committee must exercise the power in accordance with those directions.]

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