That for this Twenty-fifth Session of this Synod, sub-section 8 of section 28 Part V of the Constitution, (page 26), be suspended, and that for the year 1971 the General Synod Assessment be due and payable on or before September 30, 1971. CARRIED IN BOTH HOUSES
[Recorded as No. 4 in Acts of Synod, p. 66. List of Acts includes actions which are NOT resolutions/acts.]
be amended by renumbering section 4 as Section 4(a), and by inserting a new section 4(b) which will read as follows:
`An appeal shall be from the decision of the Bishop given under section 3 or 4(a) of this Canon to the Metropolitan of the Province in which the priest or deacon resides. In the hearing of the appeal the Metropolitan (or in the case where the Metropolitan is the diocesan, the Senior Bishop of the Province) shall associate with him a bishop, a priest and a lay person who shall not be members of the diocese from which the appeal is taken.'
That Section I of Canon VI (in the Handbook of General Synod page 46) be amended by deleting Sub-Sections (c), (d), (e), (f) and (g) and substituting:
`(c) Twelve members elected by General Synod, at least eight of whom are members of General Synod, and three of whom are members of the National Executive Council. Geographical representation and need for expertise shall bethe principal criteria for membership.' CARRIED ACT 13
Anglican Church of Canada. General Synod. Constitution. Canon VI
Anglican Church of Canada. Administration and Finance Committee