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Wednesday, 09 April 2014 15:13


The Executive Council is the name given to the Standing Committee of the General Synod and it will serve from the close of a Session of the General Synod to the opening of the next Session.

The Executive Council includes: The Council of Bishops, The Assistant Bishops, One ordained person and one layman of each Diocese chosen by the Diocesan Synod or Council of each Diocese from the elected members of the General Synod provided that:- (a) In the event of an elected Representative as provided for in this Section ceasing to be a member of his Diocesan Synod or resigning, one of the other members of the Diocesan Synod who is also a member of the General Synod will be elected by the next Diocesan Synod or Diocesan Council meeting, whichever occurs first and alternate Representatives may be elected in accordance with this Section. The General Secretary and the Dean of the Provincial Cathedral are also members of the council.

The Archbishop, or in his absence the Senior Bishop, will call meetings and preside at all meetings of the Executive Council and there must be at least one meeting held every year in which the General Synod does not meet.

The Minutes of all meetings of the Executive Council will be tabled at every Session of the General Synod.

Click here to read more about the Executive Council in page 64 of the 2011 ACoM Manual under Constitutions & Canon.

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