Whereas the Synod of the Diocese of Newfoundland has, by resolution adopted at its biennial session in June 1947, accepted the Declaration of Principles and the Constitution of this General Synod;
And whereas the Synod of the Diocese of Newfoundland has made application for admission in this Synod as a member thereof;
This General Synod of the Church of England in Canada, pursuant to the provisions of Subsection (3) of Section (4) of the said Declaration of Principles, hereby admits the said Diocese as a member of this Synod, to be represented in the Upper House by its Bishop and in the Lower House by clerical and lay members elected by the Synod of the Diocese of Newfoundland as provided by the said Declaration of Principles and Constitution, with all the rights and privileges and subject to all the obligations defined by the said Declaration and Constitution, the civil legislation affecting this Synod and all canons enacted and resolutions passed now in force pursuant to the said Declaration and Constitution.
The discussion on the position of Women in the Councils of the Church was resumed by Dean Tucker and it was decided to take it clause by clause.
Resolved, That the consideration of Section 1 of the Notice of Motion by Very Rev. Dean Tucker be postponed until such time as the House has received a ruling on the question of the present status of women in relation to membership in the House.
On the vote being taken the amendment was decided in the affirmative.