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1.3 Canon XII Amendments - Continuing Education Plan #010-03-02-11

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/official8263
Date
2002 November 8-10
Source
Council of General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 09-11-02
Date
2002 November 8-10
Source
Council of General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 09-11-02
Mover
Archbishop Thomas Morgan
Seconder
Archbishop David Crawley
Text
That the Council of General Synod approve the recommendation of the Administrative Unit of the Continuing Education Plan to amend Regulation 3.a)iii) by adding "but restricted to $1,000.00 once every three years commencing January 1, 2004" after the word "software".
Regulation 3.a)iii) will now read:
3. a)iii) the purchase of computer hardware or software but restricted to $1,000.00 once every three years commencing January 1, 2004. CARRIED #09-11-02
Subjects
Anglican Church of Canada. General Synod. Constitution. Canon XII
Continuing education - Anglican Church of Canada
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25. Report of the Committee on Ministry

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/official4369
Date
1974 February 6-8
Source
National Executive Council. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution
Date
1974 February 6-8
Source
National Executive Council. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution
Mover
Somerville
Seconder
Peers
Text
That this National Executive Council amend Regulation I of Canon XII to include the following new sub-section 3:
'A member not belonging to a member diocese, not retired and not on leave of absence from a diocese or organization who fails to continue to contribute to the Continuing Education Fund for a period of more than three years and whose total accumulation in the Fund is less than $144.00 shall be refunded the contributions he has made to his account with interest accrued thereon and the remainder shall revert to the capital of the Fund'. CARRIED
Subjects
Anglican Church of Canada. General Synod. Constitution. Canon XII
Continuing education - Anglican Church of Canada
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Amendments to Canon XII and the Regulations – Continuing Education Plan

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/official9760
Date
2010 June 3-11
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 48
Date
2010 June 3-11
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 48
Mover
The Rt. Rev. Philip Poole
Seconder
The Ven. Ronald Harrison
Text
That this General Synod approve the amendments to Canon XII and the Regulations effective January 1, 2008 as approved by the Council of General Synod by deleting the underlined portions and adding the bold portions as shown on the attached copy of the Canon and the Regulations. [In electronic database bold indicated by pointed brackets i.e. and underline indicated by curly brackets i.e. {}]
CARRIED Act 48
Notes
The text of the amendments to Canon XII and the Regulations, presented as Appendix A to the resolution, follows:
a) There shall be a plan to provide resources for continuing education of the clergy and lay persons who are employed by dioceses and other employers who are affiliated with the Anglican Church of Canada. The sole purpose of the Plan is to provide education or training for such clergy or lay persons in order to improve their work or work-related skills and abilities.
b) The plan shall be called the 'Continuing Education Plan of The Anglican Church of Canada' and is hereinafter referred to as the Continuing Education Plan. or the .Plan.
c) The Administrator of the Continuing Education Plan shall be the Pension Office unless the Pension Committee determines otherwise.
2.
a) {Those} participating dioceses and {other} employers {referenced in section 1.(a) above, that are assessed under paragraph 2(b) above shall be .Members. of the Continuing Education Plan and shall be subject to the provisions of Canon XII and its regulations.}
b) {No clergy or lay person is eligible to be a Member of the Plan.}
a) There shall be a fund designated as the 'Continuing Education Fund of The Anglican Church of Canada', hereinafter referred to as the .Continuing Education Fund. or the .Fund., for the purpose of providing benefits in accordance with the regulations. {approved by the Council of General Synod.}
b) The Continuing Education Fund shall be funded by the Members.
4. {Accounts}
a) {Bishops and members of the} Clergy who are on the register of a {diocese participating} {in the Plan}, may have an account {recorded} with the Continuing Education Plan {in order to monitor} contributions to the Fund, in respect of {a particular} clergy person and payments made for {his or her} education or training.
b) Lay {workers} in paid employment of a Member, upon application by the lay person and the employer, may have an account with the Continuing Education Plan {in order to monitor} contributions to the Fund in respect of {a particular} lay person and payments made for his or her education or training.
c) Persons who become eligible for an account with the Plan after reaching sixty years of age may choose {not} to have such an account.
d) When an employee ceases paid employment with a Member, the account will be frozen for a period of {2} years. {In the event of return to work for a participating employer} within {2} years {of ceasing participation, his/her account will be reactivated at the level it was upon leaving. After 2 years, a return to work will result in} a new account {being} .
e) {When an employee retires, he/she is no longer} eligible to make claims under the Plan, unless {continuing} to work in some capacity for a {Participating Employer.}
f) {Each} account {originates} on the first day of the {any} month. {An applicant becomes eligible for an account at the beginning of the first month} after {the date of the commencement of} continuous employment with a Member.
a) There shall be a Continuing Education Plan Administrative Unit responsible for the operation of the Plan, subject to the authority of the Council of General Synod. It shall report to the Council of General Synod through the Pension Committee.
b) The Continuing Education Plan Administrative Unit shall consist of:
- i) the Executive Director of the Pension Office Corporation; and
- ii) representatives of five Members of the Plan appointed by the Pension Committee at its first meeting following each regular session of the General Synod and as vacancies occur.
c) The functions of the Unit shall be: to advise the Administrator on matters of policy; to authorize payment of special and sabbatical grants, and expenses incurred in the administration of the Plan; and, from time to time, to propose changes in regulations to the Pension Committee.
d) The Administrative Unit may delegate authorization of the payment of special and sabbatical grants and expenses to the Administrator.
a) The policy and operation of the Plan shall be governed by the regulations appended to this Canon .
[Note in Margin beside Section 6. b)] Revised May 2008 Operationally effective Jan. 1, 2008 subject to General Synod’s approval in 2010
b) The Council of General Synod may from time to time alter or replace the regulations or any of them or make new regulations. The regulations or amendments shall be effective from the date fixed by the Council of General Synod and shall remain in effect until the next session of the General Synod when at which time they will cease to be in effect unless confirmed by the General Synod.
a) Members shall remit their assessments to the Administrator.
b) The Continuing Education Fund shall be held by the Trustees appointed pursuant to Canon VIII.
c) Payments out of the Fund for the cost of education or training of clergy or lay persons shall be authorized by the Administrator.
d) Withdrawals from the Fund for special and sabbatical grants and to defray expenses incurred in the administration of the Plan and the Fund shall be authorized by the Administrative Unit or the Administrator if so delegated.
- a) The assessments to sustain the fund shall be $450 per year from each member in respect of each of the Member‘s account holders.
- b) Assessments shall be paid quarterly and remitted within 30 days of the expiry of such period.
- a) A clergy or lay person may apply to the Administrator to obtain reimbursement for eligible education or training costs for his or her work, in respect of:
-- i) expenses for any continuing education program or course of study,
-- ii) the purchase of books or other study materials, or equipment,
-- iii) the purchase of computer hardware or software.
- b) An application for reimbursement must be approved by the applicant‘s bishop (or the bishop's deputy), or the director of the organization or department, as the case may be.
- c) The Administrator shall establish the form of application to be used under this section.
- a) Where the Administrative Unit approves an application under section 2, the reimbursement to the applicant will be paid to the extent of 75% from the Fund in respect of the applicant‘s account and 5% from the general assets of the Fund.
- b) The applicant shall pay the remaining 20% of the cost of his or her education or training.
- c) The Administrative Unit may:
-- i) suspend the operation of subsection a),
-- ii) reduce the percentage of a payment to be paid out of the general assets of the Fund if it determines that the level of the general assets of the Fund will not support the continued application of subsection a), or
-- iii) increase the percentage of a payment to be paid out of the general assets of the Fund if it determines that the level of the general assets of the Fund will support the increase.
- a) From time to time, as resources permit, special grants may be authorized by the Administrative Unit in addition to payments under section 2.
- b) Special grants of $300 or less may be authorized by the Administrator administrator in consultation with the chair of the Administrative Unit or the designate of the chair.
- c) From time to time, as resources permit, sabbatical grants may be authorized by the Administrative Unit for periods of full-time study of not less than eight weeks duration, after five years of eligibility in addition to payments under section 2.
- d) The Administrative Unit may establish:
-- i) guidelines to apply in considering applications for special grants and sabbatical grants, and
-- ii) the methods by which the Administrative Unit will consider and decide upon such applications.
- e) The Administrative Unit may delegate any of its authority under subsection a) or b) or c) to the Administrator.
- f) The Administrator may establish the form of application to be used for special grants and sabbatical grants.
Absence for continuing education from a parish or other place of employment shall be procured by the customary diocesan/organizational procedures.
a) The Administrator shall pay to those individual clergy or lay persons who were formerly members of the Plan the remaining amount of contributions made by such persons to the Fund as at December 31, 2007, after payment of approved expenses to December 31, 2007.
b) The remaining accumulated contributions from the Members shall stay in the Fund.
Subjects
Anglican Church of Canada. General Synod. Constitution. Canon XII
Continuing education - Anglican Church of Canada
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Amendments to Canon XII and the Regulations – Continuing Education Plan

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/official10372
Date
2013 July 3-7
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 29
Date
2013 July 3-7
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 29
Mover
The Rt. Rev. Philip Poole
Seconder
The Rt. Rev. Stephen Andrews
Text
That this General Synod approve amendments to Deed of Amendment No. 5 and the Trust Agreement of the Continuing Education Plan (CEP) as approved by the CoGS effective March 25, 2011. For text see Appendix B
CARRIED Act 29
Notes
Appendix B
CONTINUING EDUCATION PLAN
Changes to the CEP Trust Agreement and the Deed Amendment No. 5 are:
First Recital of the CEP Trust Agreement on page 2: The words “or former employment” have been replaced by “and/or voluntary, unpaid services”.
The Pension Office address and the list of the Trustees have been updated.
Subjects
Anglican Church of Canada. Pension Committee
Anglican Church of Canada. General Synod. Constitution. Canon XII
Continuing education - Anglican Church of Canada
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Amendments to Canon XII - Continuing Education Plan

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/official8958
Date
2004 May 28 - June 4
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 44
Date
2004 May 28 - June 4
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 44
Mover
Bishop Ann Tottenham
Seconder
Bishop Ann Hiltz
Text
That this General Synod approve the amendments to Canon XII as approved by the Council of General Synod by deleting the scored portions and adding the underlined portions as shown on the attached copy of the Canon. CARRIED Act 44
Notes
Canon XII as amended is attached as Appendix E. [Text of Appendix E is NOT included in electronic database.]
Subjects
Anglican Church of Canada. General Synod. Constitution. Canon XII
Continuing education - Anglican Church of Canada
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Amendments to Canon XII, Section 4(b) - Continuing Education Plan

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/official7208
Date
1998 May 21-29
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 53
Date
1998 May 21-29
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 53
Mover
Canon C. Throp
Seconder
Archdeacon J. Boyles
Text
That Section 4(b) of Canon XII be deleted and the following substituted therefor:
b) The Continuing Education Plan Administrative Unit shall consist of:
i) the staff member responsible for the administration of the plan, hereinafter called the administrator,
ii) the Director of Pensions or the Deputy Director of Pensions, and
iii) five members of the plan appointed by the Pension Committee at its first meeting following each regular session of the General synod and as vacancies occur. CARRIED Act 53
Subjects
Anglican Church of Canada. General Synod. Constitution. Canon XII
Continuing education - Anglican Church of Canada
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Amendments to Canon XII, Section 6(b) - Continuing Education Plan

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/official7209
Date
1998 May 21-29
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 54
Date
1998 May 21-29
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 54
Mover
Canon C. Throp
Seconder
Archdeacon J. Boyles
Text
That Section 6(b) of Canon XII be amended by adding the words:
"...or in such other fund as the Pension Committee considers appropriate". CARRIED Act 54
Notes
Section 6(b) now reads:
The Continuing Education Funds shall be invested in the Consolidated Trust Fund of the Anglican Church of Canada or in such other fund as the Pension Committee considers appropriate.
Subjects
Anglican Church of Canada. General Synod. Constitution. Canon XII
Continuing education - Anglican Church of Canada
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Amendments to Canon XII – The Continuing Education Plan

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/official9398
Date
2007 June 19-25
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 11
Date
2007 June 19-25
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 11
Mover
Bishop Philip Poole
Seconder
Dean Peter Elliott
Text
That this General Synod approve the amendments to Canon XII as approved by the Council of General Synod by deleting the underlined portions and adding the bold portions as shown on the attached copy of the Canon. CARRIED WITHOUT DEBATE Act 11
Notes
The amended Canon XII is attached. (See Appendix C)
Appendix C
CONTINUING EDUCATION PLAN
CANON XII
Bold indicates addition, underline indicates deletion [In electronic database bold indicated by pointed brackets i.e. and underline indicated by curly brackets i.e. {}]
1. Continuing Education Plan of The Anglican Church of Canada
a) There shall be a plan to provide resources for continuing education of the clergy and lay workers who are members of the plan
Subjects
Anglican Church of Canada. General Synod. Constitution. Canon XII
Continuing education - Anglican Church of Canada
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Amendments to Regulations of Canon XII - Continuing Education Plan

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/official7210
Date
1998 May 21-29
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 55
Date
1998 May 21-29
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 55
Mover
Canon C. Throp
Seconder
Archdeacon J. Boyles
Text
That this General Synod approve the amendments to the Regulations of Canon XII, as approved by the Council of the General Synod. CARRIED Act 55
Subjects
Anglican Church of Canada. General Synod. Constitution. Canon XII
Continuing education - Anglican Church of Canada
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Amendments to Regulations of Canon XII - Continuing Education Plan

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/official8024
Date
2001 July 4-11
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 46
Date
2001 July 4-11
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 46
Mover
Bishop Robert Townshend
Seconder
Archbishop Tom Morgan
Text
That this General Synod approve the amendments to the Regulations of Canon XII as approved by the Council of General Synod. CARRIED WITHOUT DEBATE Act 46
Subjects
Anglican Church of Canada. General Synod. Constitution. Canon XII
Continuing education - Anglican Church of Canada
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