Archbishop Bothwell highlighted specific aspects of the printed report.
The "National Affairs Liaison Officer" would be a member of the national staff, appointed by the Primate and responsible to him through either the Executive Director of Program or the General Secretary.
Moved by: Most Rev. J.C. Bothwell
Seconded by: Ven. G.E. Hendra
That the National Executive Council authorizes the appointment by the Primate of a National Affairs Liaison Officer as early as possible in 1988, and request the Administration and Finance Committee to provide the necessary funding. A careful evaluation of this work is to be undertaken not later than three years after its establishment.
After considerable discussion as to the financial implications and the possibility that this might be an ecumenical venture, it was
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That in the light of the discussion of the National Executive Council this motion be referred back to the Task Force together with the motion of the Inter-Church and Inter-Faith Relations Committee and the Program Committee for further clarification and exploration. CARRIED #20-05-87