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Dioceses, Pastoral and Mission Measure 2007

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52Appointment of mission and pastoral committees

(1)The diocesan synod of every diocese shall, within the period of eighteen months beginning with the date of the coming into force of this subsection, establish a committee which shall have the functions conferred on it under this Measure.

(2)The committee established under subsection (1) above may be called by such name as the diocesan synod may decide but, in this Measure and in any other enactment, instrument or document, shall be known as the mission and pastoral committee.

(3)The mission and pastoral committee shall not be the same body as the pastoral committee established under section 1 of the 1983 Measure unless it is reconstituted in accordance with subsection (4) below but, otherwise, subject to that subsection, may be an existing body or a new body established to carry out the functions referred to in subsection (1) above and may have other functions in addition to those functions.

(4)The diocesan synod shall provide the mission and pastoral committee with a written constitution or, if the committee is reconstituted as mentioned in subsection (3) above, an amended or new written constitution, which shall comply with the provisions of Schedule 3 to this Measure.

(5)The mission and pastoral committee shall present annually to the diocesan synod a report on its activities during the preceding year and shall also present annually to the Commissioners a report on the exercise of its functions under section 53(3)(e) below.

(6)There shall no longer be a diocesan redundant churches uses committee for any diocese.

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