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Dioceses, Pastoral and Mission Measure 2007

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14The quorum of the Commission shall be five members.

15Subject to paragraph 16 below the Chair, if present, shall preside over meetings but—

(a)if the Chair is not present on any occasion, the Vice-Chair shall preside,

(b)if neither the Chair nor the Vice-Chair is present on any occasion, the Commission shall choose another member to preside, and

(c)either the Chair or Vice-Chair may decline to preside on any occasion when the Chair or Vice-Chair, as the case may be, considers it preferable not to do so, in which case sub-paragraph (b) above shall apply.

16No person shall preside on any occasion when the Commission is considering proposals affecting any diocese if that person is an elected member of the General Synod for that diocese or resides or holds any office of the Church of England in that diocese.

17The business of the Commission shall be decided by a majority of the members present and voting thereon and, in the event of an equal division of votes, the person presiding shall have a second or casting vote.

18Subject to paragraph 14 above the Commission may act notwithstanding any vacancy in its membership.

19Subject to the preceding provisions of this Schedule and to any other provision of this Measure, the Commission shall have power to regulate its own procedure.

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