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Dioceses, Pastoral and Mission Measure 2007

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15The Council shall have power to appoint such committees and may delegate to them such functions as it thinks fit, provided that this paragraph shall not apply to the Statutory Advisory Committee.

16Persons who are not members of the Council may be appointed to any committee thereof, provided that this paragraph shall not apply to the Statutory Advisory Committee.

17Without prejudice to paragraph 15 above, there shall be a Committee of the Council, which shall be known as the “Statutory Advisory Committee”, which shall have the functions set out in paragraphs 19 to 21 below.

18The Statutory Advisory Committee shall consist of a person who shall be known as the Chair who shall be the Chair of the Council and the following members—

(a)the four members of the Council appointed under paragraph 2(a) above; and

(b)three other members, who shall be appointed by the Council from among its members.

19The Statutory Advisory Committee shall, on behalf of the Council, discharge the functions described in section 56(1)(b) and (c) above.

20The Council may delegate such other functions to and seek the advice of the Statutory Advisory Committee on such other matters, as it thinks fit and may do so, generally, or in relation to specified categories of matter, or in relation to specified matters.

21The Statutory Advisory Committee shall report to the Council on the discharge of its functions from time to time and, in any event, at least every six months and at such times or intervals as the Council may direct.

22The procedure of the Statutory Advisory Committee shall be as follows—

(a)the quorum shall be four members, of whom not less than two members shall be members by virtue of paragraph 18(a) above, and

(b)the Chair shall not be entitled to vote and any person chosen to preside, in the absence of the Chair, shall not have a second or casting vote,

but, save as aforesaid, paragraphs 24 to 27 below shall apply to the proceedings of the Committee as they apply to the proceedings of the Council with the substitution, in paragraphs 25 and 27, of the word “Committee” for the word “Council”.

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