That Section 40 of the Constitution be repealed and the following substituted therefore:
"Departments and/or Divisions
1. The work of the Synod shall be organized in the following departments or divisions, namely:
(a) Administration and Finance
(c) National and World Program
(d) Parish and Diocesan Services
2. Subject to the authority of the Synod, each department or division shall be under the supervision of the National Executive Council.
3. The Synod may by Canon constitute a Board or Committee for each department or division, which shall have such jurisdiction, authority and powers as may be defined by such Canon."
Moved in amendment by Mr. D.R. Smith, seconded by Mrs. R.K. Naylor, That Section 40, subsection (1) be amended to read:
"The work of the Synod shall be organized in such departments and divisions as General Synod shall decide from time to time." CARRIED in both Houses.
The motion, as amended, was put and CARRIED in both Houses.
Moved by the Prolocutor, seconded by Chancellor H.R.S. Ryan, That pursuant to Section 40 of the Constitution the Synod be organized in the following divisions, namely: (a) Administration and Finance; (b) Communications; (c) National and World Program; (d) Parish and Diocesan Services; (e) Pensions; (f) Planning. CARRIED in both Houses.