It was agreed that Bishop Nock be asked to Chair a Task Force to work on the revision of Canons 17,18,19,20 and 22.
Moved by Bishop Peers, seconded by Archbishop Davis,
That this House of Bishops approves the form entitled "Notice of Relinquishment" (as appended) and authorizes the printing of copies of the form to be sent to every Diocesan Bishop, replacing any other form previously in use.
Notice of Relinquishment
This is a notification that A.B., having been admitted to the office of Priest (or Deacon) in the Anglican Church of Canada, has voluntarily relinquished the exercise of that ministry according to the terms of Canon XX of the General Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada. The date from which this relinquishment is effective is.......
Text of motion
That the word "Ministry" be deleted, and the word "Office" be substituted. CARRIED
Moved by Archbishop Garnsworthy, seconded by Bishop Stiff,
That this motion be referred to the Task Force appointed to study this Canon. DEFEATED
After further discussion the motion was put and CARRIED.