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Synodical Government Measure 1969

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[F1Power to make schemeE

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M37(1)A meeting of the parish and meetings of one or more connected parishes may jointly make a scheme for the establishment of a joint council comprising—E

(a)the minister of each parish to which the scheme applies, and

(b)representatives of the laity elected, chosen or appointed in the manner and in the numbers specified in the scheme from among the persons each of whom has his or her name on the roll of a parish to which the scheme applies.

(2)The provision which may be made in reliance on Rule 77 (implied power to vary) includes provision for enabling a joint council to include the minister and representatives of one or more other parishes.

(3)A reference in this Section of this Part of these Rules to a meeting of a parish is a reference to the annual meeting or a special parochial church meeting of that parish.

(4)A parish is connected to another parish if—

(a)they each belong to the same benefice,

(b)the benefice to which one belongs is held in plurality with the benefice to which the other belongs (whether or not they are held in plurality with one or more other benefices), or

(c)they are in the area of the same group ministry.]

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