That section 7 of Canon III - The Primacy - be repealed and the following substituted therefor:
7. Resignation from Office
a) The Primate may submit notice of intention to resign from the office of Primate to the Provincial Metropolitan senior by election.
b) The senior Metropolitan shall, after consultation with the other Metropolitans and with the Prolocutor and Deputy Prolocutor of the General Synod, jointly with the Primate determine the date on which the Primate's resignation should take effect.
c) The Primate shall then submit to the senior Metropolitan, and the senior Metropolitan shall accept, a resignation to take effect on the date determined pursuant to section 7 b).
d) The senior Metropolitan shall report the resignation to the Council of the General Synod and to the Order of Bishops of the General Synod.
e) The title of the Primate after ceasing to hold office shall continue to be "Archbishop". CARRIED Act 9