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General Synod – November 2010 – online papers

Updated Monday evening

Most papers for this month’s meeting of General Synod are now online. The list below will be updated as the remainder become available. Papers are also listed when they are known to exist but are not yet online.

Outline agenda

GS 1802 Agenda

GS 1803 Business Committee Report

GS 1804 Big Society (Full Report)
GS 1804A Big Society (Short Report)

GS 1805 Draft Church of England Marriage (Amendment) Measure

GS 1806 Draft Ecclesiastical Offices (Terms of Service) (Amendment) (No.2) Regulations 2010
GS 1806X Explanatory Memorandum
GS 1807 Draft Ecclesiastical Offices (Terms of Service) (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Order 2010
GS 1807X Explanatory Memorandum

GS 1808 Amending Code of Practice (Clergy Discipline Measure)
GS 1808X Explanatory Memorandum

GS 1809 Draft Act of Synod – Anglican Communion

GS 1810 Draft Scheme Amending the Diocese in Europe Constitution 1995
GS 1810X Explanatory Memorandum

GS Misc 965 Constitutions of Bodies answerable to Synod through the Archbishops’ Council

GS Misc 966 The Anglican Covenant: a briefing paper

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“29. The first Lambeth Conference was called on the understanding that it could not enact any canons or reach any decisions which were automatically binding on the churches of the Anglican Communion. Resolutions and decisions had to be ratified by each member church before becoming effective.” – from GS Misc.966 (preamble to discussion of the proposed Anglican Covenant – This Covenant is now going to overturn the ethos of the original Lambeth Conference. It’s stated intention was to avoid explicit instructions being given to any participant Church that would be in conflict with that Church’s internal polity All other Section… Read more »

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Wouldn’t the Anglican Covenant have to go before the Houses of Parliament?