Legislation

Below is a list of all General Synod legislation by the year of its adoption. Not all of this legislation is in effect.

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The symbol • indicates legislation which is printed in The Constitution, Canons and Rules of the Anglican Church of Australia (‘the Green Book’), with any amendments incorporated. The symbol ¨ indicates legislation which is not in effect but is printed in the Green Book.

No. Title Notes
Canon 1, 1962 Canon Electing the First Primate 1962  
Canon 2, 1962 Corporate Trustees Canon 1962

Amended by Canon 5, 2004

Repealed by Canon 6, 2010

Canon 3, 1962 Special Tribunal Canon and the Board of Assessors 1962 Repealed by Canon 15, 2001

Canon 4, 1962

Offences Canon 1962

Amended by Canon 7, 1981

Amended by Canon 12, 1992

Amended by Canon 20, 1998

Amended by Canon 5, 2007

Amended by Canon 7, 2017

Canon 5, 1962

Board of Assessors (Appellate Tribunal) Canon 1962  

Canon 6, 1962

Appellate Tribunal Procedure Canon 1962 – formerly Tribunals Procedure Canon 1962 Amended by Canon 12, 1992
Canon 7, 1962 Australian College of Theology Canon 1962 Repealed by Canon 15, 1966
Canon 8, 1962 Appellate Tribunal Canon 1962 Repealed by Canon 12, 1981
Canon 9, 1962 General Board of Religious Education Canon 1962

Amended by Canon 5, 1969

Amended by Canon 2, 1973

Amended by Canon 1, 1989

Repealed by Canon 3, 2001

Canon 10, 1962 Australian Clergy Provident Fund Canon 1962 Rendered of no effect by Canon 11, 1973
Canon 1, 1966 Canon electing the second Primate 1966  
Canon 2, 1966 Canon to provide for the election of Primate 1966

Amended by Canon 5, 1973

Repealed by Canon 15, 1985

Canon 3, 1966

Consecration of Bishops Canon 1966 Amended by Canon 6, 1969

Canon 4, 1966

The Assistant Bishops Canon 1966  
Canon 5, 1966 The New Guinea Diocesan Council Constitution Canon of 1966 Ceased to have effect – Canon 1, 1969
Canon 6, 1966 The Diocese of the Northern Territory Formation Canon of 1966  
Canon 7, 1966 The Diocese of the Northern Territory Diocesan Council Canon 1966

Amended by Canon 2, 1969

Amended by Canon 4, 1977

Canon 8, 1966 Missionary and Ecumenical Council Canon 1966 Repealed by Canon 11, 1985

Canon 9, 1966

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Confirmation of Bishops of Extra-Provincial Dioceses Canon 1966  
Canon 10, 1966 Long Service Leave Canon 1966

Amended by Canon 3, 1969

Amended by Canon 8, 1973

Amended by Canon 2, 1977

Amended by Canon 9, 1985

Amended by Canon 2, 1987

Repealed by Canon 8, 1992

Canon 11, 1966 Canon ratifying the surrender of territory by the Diocese of Adelaide to the Diocese of Willochra 1966  
Canon 12, 1966 Canon ratifying an alteration to the Constitution of the Province of Victoria 1966  
Canon 13, 1966 Australian Board of Missions Canon 1966

Amended by Canon 4, 1969

Amended by Canon 1, 1973

Amended by Canon 13, 1985

Repealed by Canon 8, 1995

Canon 14, 1966

See Finance and Information Canon 1966  
Canon 15, 1966 Australian College of Theology Canon 1966

Repeals Canon 7, 1962

Amended by Canon 9, 1973

Amended by Canon 16, 1981

Amended by Canon 16, 1992

Amended by Canon 1, 1995

Amended by Canon 9, 2004

Repealed by Canon 7, 2007

Canon 16, 1966

The Anglican Church of Australia Canon 1966 Effective 24 August 1981
Canon 17, 1966 Armed Services Board Canon 1966 Repealed by Canon 20, 1985
Canon 1, 1969 The Diocesan Synod of Papua and New Guinea Canon of 1969 Causes Canon 5, 1966 to have no effect
Canon 2, 1969 Canon Constituting the Synod of the Diocese of the Northern Territory 1969 Amends Canon 7, 1966
Canon 3, 1969 Long Service Leave Canon Amendment Canon 1969 Amends Canon 10, 1966
Canon 4, 1969 Australian Board of Missions Canon Amendment Canon 1969 Amends Canon 13, 1966
Canon 5, 1969 General Board of Religious Education Canon Amendment Canon 1969 Amends Canon 9, 1962
Canon 6, 1969 Consecration of Bishops Canon Amendment Canon 1969 Amends Canon 3, 1966

Canon 7, 1969

Order of Deaconesses Canon 1969  
Canon 8, 1969 General Synod Commissions Canon 1969

Amended by Canon 13, 1973

Amended by Canon 1, 1981

Amended by Canon 11, 1985

Amended by Canon 7, 1989

Amended by Canon 5, 1992

Repealed by Canon 19, 1998

Canon 9, 1969 The Diocese of the Murray Formation Canon of 1969  
Canon 1, 1973 Australian Board of Missions Amending Canon 1973 Amends Canon 13, 1966
Canon 2, 1973 General Board of Religious Education Canon Amendment Canon 1973 Amends Canon 9, 1962
Canon 3, 1973 Province of South Australia Formation Canon of 1973  
Canon 4, 1973 Ratification of the Surrender of Territory by the Diocese of Kalgoorlie to the Diocese of Perth Canon 1973  
Canon 5, 1973 Canon to provide for the election of Primate (Amendment) Canon 1973 Amends Canon 2, 1966
Canon 6, 1973 Alteration of the Constitution of the Province of Queensland Canon 1973  
Canon 7, 1973 Form of Declaration and Assent Canon 1973 Repealed by Canon 15, 1998
Canon 8, 1973 Long Service Leave (Amendment) Canon 1973 Amends Canon 10, 1966
Canon 9, 1973 Australian College of Theology Canon (Amendment) Canon 1973 Amends Canon 15, 1966

Canon 10, 1973

General Synod Diocesan Boundary Ratification Canon 1973  
Canon 11, 1973 Australian Clergy Provident Fund Canon 1973

Renders of no effect Canon 10, 1962

Amended by Canon  5, 1977

Repealed by Canon  14, 1985

Canon 12, 1973 Lay Assistants at Holy Communion Canon 1973 Affected by Canon 17, 1992
Canon 13, 1973 General Synod Commissions (Amendment) Canon 1973 Amends Canon 8, 1969

Canon 14, 1973

Admission to Holy Communion Canon 1973  
Provisional Canon 1973 Marriage of Divorced Persons Canon 1973

Provisional

Ruled invalid

Canon 1, 1977

Australian Prayer Book Canon 1977  
Canon 2, 1977 Long Service Leave (Amendment) Canon 1977 Amends Canon 10, 1966
Canon 3, 1977 The Use of the Surplice Canon 1977 Repealed by Canon 19, 1995

Canon 4, 1977

Missionary Dioceses Canon 1977

Amends Canon 7, 1966

Amended by Canon 10, 1985

Amended by Canon 11, 1995

Amended by Canon 22, 2017

Canon 5, 1977 Australian Clergy Provident Fund (Amendment) Canon 1977 Amends Canon 11, 1973
Canon 6, 1977 Godparents Canon 1977 Repealed by Canon 21, 1998
Canon 7, 1977 Alteration of the Constitution of the Province of Western Australia Canon 1977  
Canon 1, 1981 General Synod Commissions (Amendment) Canon 1981 Amends Canon 8, 1969
Canon 2, 1981 The National Superannuation and Retirement Council Canon 1981 Repealed by Canon 7, 1998

Canon 3, 1981

Solemnization of Matrimony Canon 1981  
Canon 4(P), 1981 Reception Canon 1981

Provisional

See Canon 1, 1985

Canon 5, 1981

Ministry to the Sick Canon 1981  
Canon 6, 1981 Alteration of the Constitution of the Province of South Australia Canon 1981  
Canon 7, 1981 Offences Amendment Canon 1981 Amends Canon 4, 1962
Canon 8, 1981 Diocese of Sydney (Norfolk Island) Canon 1981  
Canon 9, 1981 Alteration of the Constitution of the Province of Queensland Canon 1981  
Canon 10, 1981 Province of Victoria (Constitution Alteration) Canon 1981  
Canon 11, 1981 Australian Clergy Provident Fund (Amendment) Canon 1981  

Canon 12, 1981

Appellate Tribunal Canon 1981

Repeals Canon 8, 1962

Amended by Canon 17, 1981

Amended by Canon 1, 1992

Amended by Canon 3, 1998

Amended by Canon 5, 2010

Amended by Canon 1, 2017

Amended by Canon 3, 2017

Canon 13(P), 1981 Marriage of Divorced Persons Canon 1981

Provisional

See Canon 7, 1985

Canon 14(P), 1981 Canon for the admission of Children to Holy Communion

Provisional

See Canon 6, 1985

Canon 15, 1981

Matrimony (Prohibited Relationships) Canon 1981  
Canon 16, 1981 Australian College of Theology (Amendment) Canon 1981 Amends Canon 15, 1966
Canon 17, 1981 Appellate Tribunal (Amendment) Canon 1981 Amends Canon 12, 1981

Bill 1, 1981

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Bill to alter the Constitution of The Anglican Church of Australia with respect to the ordination of women Not in effect

Bill 2, 1981

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Bill to alter the Constitution of the Anglican Church of Australia with respect to the mode of appointment of the Appellate Tribunal

Not in effect

See Canon 1, 1987 and

Bill 1, 1987

Canon 1, 1985

Reception Canon 1981

See Canon 4(P), 1981

Amended by Canon  14, 1995

Canon 2, 1985 Province of Western Australia (Constitution Amendment and Consolidation) Canon 1985  
Canon 3, 1985 NSW Provincial Constitution Canon 1985  
Canon 4, 1985 NSW Diocesan Constitutions Canon 1985  
Canon 5, 1985 Alteration of the Constitution of the Province of Queensland Canon 1985  

Canon 6, 1985

Canon for the admission of Children to Holy Communion See Canon 14(P), 1981

Canon 7, 1985

Marriage of Divorced Persons Canon 1981 See Canon 13(P), 1981

Canon 8, 1985

National Home Mission Fund Canon 1985  
Canon 9, 1985 Long Service Leave Canon (Amendment) Canon 1985 Amends Canon 10, 1966
Canon 10, 1985 Missionary Dioceses Canon 1977 Amendment Canon 1985 Amends Canon 4, 1977
Canon 11, 1985 General Synod Commissions Amendment Canon 1985

Repeals Canon 8, 1966

Amends Canon 8, 1969

Canon 12, 1985 Constitution Alteration (Definition of ‘Member’) Canon 1985

Effective 1 July 1988

See Bill 1, 1985

Canon 13, 1985 Australian Board of Missions Amendment Canon 1985 Amends Canon 13, 1966
Canon 14, 1985 Australian Clergy Provident Fund Canon 1985

Repeals Canon 11, 1973

Repealed by Canon 4, 1989

Canon 15, 1985

Primate Canon, 1985

Repeals Canon 2, 1966

Amended by Canon 2, 1992

Amended by Canon 7, 2001

Amended by Canon 8, 2004

Amended by Canon 1, 2007

Amended by Canon 10, 2014

Canon 16, 1985

Ordination Service for Deacons Canon 1985  

Canon 17, 1985

Alternative Tables of Lessons Canon 1985 Amended by Canon 15, 1992

Canon 18, 1985

Ordination of Women to the Office of Deacon Canon 1985  

Canon 19, 1985

Defence Force Ministry Canon 1985 Amended  by Canon 6, 2001

Canon 20, 1985

Defence Force Board Canon 1985

Repeals Canon 17, 1966

Amended by Canon 2, 1995

Amended by Canon  4, 1998

Amended by Canon  6, 2001

Canon 21, 1985

National Anglican Centre Canon 1985

 

Repealed by Canon  3, 1992
Canon 22, 1985 Constitution Alteration (Deacons and the Houses of Synod) Canon 1985

Effective 1 July 1988

See Bill 2, 1985

Bill 1, 1985 Constitution Alteration (Definition of “Member”) Bill 1985

Effective 1 July 1988

See Canon 12, 1985

Bill 2, 1985 Constitution Alteration (Deacons and the Houses of Synod) Bill 1985

Effective 1 July 1988

See Canon 22, 1985

Canon 1, 1987

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Constitution Alteration Canon 1987

Section 2 only not in effect; the rest:

Effective 1 July 1992

See Bill 2, 1981

See Bill 1, 1987

Canon 2, 1987 Long Service Leave (Amendment) Canon 1987 Amends Canon 10, 1966

Bill 1, 1987

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Constitution Alteration Bill 1987

Section 2 only not in effect, the rest:

Effective 1 July 1992

See Bill 2, 1981

See Canon 1, 1987

Canon 1, 1989 General Board of Religious Education (Amendment) to Canon 1989

Amends Canon 9, 1962

Repealed by Canon 3, 2001

Canon 2, 1989 Constitution Alteration (Financial Provisions) Canon 1989

Effective 23 August 1989

See Bill 1, 1989

Canon 3, 1989 Province of Western Australia (Constitution Alteration) Canon 1989  
Canon 4, 1989 Australian Clergy Provident Fund Canon 1989

Repeals Canon 14, 1985

Amendments confirmed by Canon 4, 1995

Repealed by Canon 5, 1995

Canon 5, 1989 Constitution Alteration (Making of Canons) Canon 1989

Effective 5 June 1995

See Bill 2, 1989

Canon 6, 1989

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Constitution Alteration (Title of the Primate) Canon 1989

Not in effect

See Bill 3, 1989

Canon 7, 1989 General Synod Commissions Amendment Canon 1989 Amends Canon 8, 1969
Canon 8, 1989 Constitution Alteration (Chairing of Meetings) Canon 1989

Effective 24 August 1989

See Bill 4, 1989

Canon 9, 1989 Constitution Alteration (Canonical Fitness) Canon 1989

Effective 5 June 1995

See Bill 5, 1989

Canon 10, 1989

Use of Church Names Canon 1989 Amended by Canon 6, 2014
Canon P1, 1989 Canon Law Repeal Canon 1989

Provisional

See Canon 11, 1992

Canon P2, 1989 Canon concerning authority on certain matters 1989

Provisional

See Canon 9, 1992

Canon P3, 1989 Canon concerning confessions 1989

Provisional

See Canon 10, 1992

Bill 1, 1989 Constitution Alteration (Financial Provisions) Bill 1989

Effective 23 August 1989

See Canon 2, 1989

Bill 2, 1989 Constitution Alteration (Making of Canons) Bill 1989

Effective 5 June 1995

See Canon 5, 1989

Bill 3, 1989

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Constitution Alteration (Title of the Primate) Bill 1989

 

Not in effect

See Canon 6, 1989

Bill 4, 1989 Constitution Alteration (Chairing of Meetings) Bill 1989

Effective 24 August 1989

See Canon 8, 1989

Bill 5, 1989 Constitution Alteration (Canonical Fitness) Bill 1989

Effective 5 June 1995

See Canon 9, 1989

Canon 1, 1992 Appellate Tribunal Canon Amendment Canon 1992 Amends Canon 12, 1981
Canon 2, 1992 Primate Canon Amendment Canon 1992 Amends Canon 15, 1985
Canon 3, 1992 National Anglican Centre Canon 1985 Repeal Canon 1992 Repeals Canon 21, 1985
Canon 4, 1992 NSW Provincial Synod Representatives Canon 1992  
Canon 5, 1992 General Synod Commissions Amendment Canon 1992 Amends Canon 8, 1969
Canon 6, 1992 Tallimba Land Diocesan Boundary Alteration Canon 1992  

Canon 7, 1992

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Constitution Amendment (Section 51) Canon 1992 Not in effect
Canon 8, 1992 Long Service Leave Canon 1992

Repeals Canon 10, 1966

Amended by Canon 6, 1995

See Canon 11, 2001

Repealed by Canon 7,  2010

Canon 9, 1992

Canon concerning authority on certain matters 1989 See Canon P2, 1989

Canon 10, 1992

Canon concerning confessions 1989

See Canon P3, 1989

Amended by Canon 11, 2014

Amended by Canon 16, 2017

Amended by Canon 17, 2017
(An alternative version)

Canon 11, 1992

Canon Law Repeal Canon 1989 See Canon P1, 1989
Canon 12, 1992 Special Tribunal Procedure Canon 1992

Amends Canon 4, 1962

Amends Canon 6, 1962

Amended by Canon 5, 1998

Amended by Canon 15, 2001

Repealed by Canon 7, 2004

Canon 13, 1992 Constitution Alterations (Sections 17 and 23) Canon 1992 Effective 25 June 1995
Canon 14, 1992 Constitution Alteration (Miscellaneous Sections) Canon 1992

Canon and Schedules 1 and 2 effective 25 June 1995

Schedule 3 effective 31 July 1995

Canon 15, 1992 Alternative Tables of Lessons Amendment Canon 1992 Amends Canon 17, 1985
Canon 16, 1992 Australian College of Theology Canon 1966 Amending Canon 1992 Amends Canon 15, 1966

Canon 17, 1992

Authorised Lay Ministry Canon 1992 Affects Canon 12, 1973

Canon 18, 1992

Law of the Church of England Clarification Canon 1992 See Canon P1, 1992
Canon P1, 1992 Law of the Church of England Clarification Canon 1992

Provisional

See Canon 18, 1992

Canon P2, 1992 Canon concerning Vesture of Ministers 1992

Provisional

See Canon 19, 1995

Canon P3, 1992 Oaths Declarations and Assents Canon 1992 Provisional See Canon 15, 1998
Canon P4, 1992 Canon concerning the Holy Communion or the Lord’s Supper 1992 Provisional See Canon 10, 2001
Canon P5, 1992 Canon Concerning Baptism 1992 Provisional See Canon 21, 1998
Canon P6, 1992 Canon concerning Services 1992 Provisional See Canon 13, 1998
Canon P7, 1992 Canon concerning Confirmation 1992 Provisional See Canon 14, 1998
Canon 1, 1995 Australian College of Theology Canon 1966 Amending Canon 1995 Amends Canon 15, 1966
Canon 2, 1995 Defence Force Board Canon Amendment Canon 1995 Amends Canon 20, 1985

Canon 3, 1995

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Constitution of a Diocese Alteration Canon 1995  
Canon 4, 1995 Australian Clergy Provident Fund  (Confirmation of Amendments) Canon 1995 Confirms amendments to Canon 4, 1989
Canon 5, 1995 Australian Clergy Provident Fund Canon 1995

Repeals Canon 4, 1989

Amended by Canon 11, 1998

Repealed by Canon 3, 2004

Canon 6, 1995 Long Service Leave Canon (Amendment) 1995 Amends Canon 8, 1992

Canon 7, 1995

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Allocation of Funds Canon 1995  
Canon 8, 1995 Anglican Board of Mission – Australia Canon 1995

Repeals Canon 13, 1966

Amended by Canon 8, 1998

Repealed by Canon 9, 2001

Canon 9, 1995 Constitution Amendment (Table Annexed) Canon 1995 Effective 1 May, 1997

Canon 10, 1995

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Interpretation Canon 1995 Repeals Rule XIX
Canon 11, 1995 Missionary Dioceses Amendment Canon 1995 Amends Canon 4, 1977

Canon 12, 1995

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Archdeacons Canon 1995  

Canon 13, 1995

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Prayer Book for Australia Canon 1995  
Canon 14, 1995 Reception Canon Amendment Canon 1995 Amends Canon 1, 1985
Canon 15, 1995 Constitution Amendment (Interpretation) Canon 1995

Not in effect

Repealed by Canon 2, 1998

Canon 16, 1995

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Financial Protection Canon 1995

Amended by Canon 4, 2007

Amended by Canon 2, 2014

Canon 17, 1995 Constitution Amendment (Rights of Non-Members of General Synod) Canon 1995 Effective 17 September, 1997

Canon 18, 1995

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Bishop (Incapacity) Canon 1995 Amended by Canon 1, 1998

Canon 19, 1995

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Canon concerning Vesture of Ministers 1992

See Canon P2, 1992

Repeals Canon 3, 1977

Canon 1, 1998 Bishop (Incapacity) (Amendment) Canon 1998 Amends Canon 18, 1995
Canon 2, 1998 Revised Constitution Amendment (Interpretation) Canon 1998

Effective 14 May 2001

Repeals Canon 15, 1995

Canon 3, 1998 Appellate Tribunal (Amendment) Canon 1998 Amends Canon 12, 1981
Canon 4, 1998 Defence Board Canon Amendment Canon 1998 Amends Canon 20, 1985
Canon 5, 1998 Special Tribunal Procedure (Amendment) Canon 1998 Amends Canon 12, 1992
Canon 6, 1998 Constitution Alteration (Committees Appointment) Canon 1998 Effective 1 March, 1998
Canon 7, 1998 National Superannuation and Retirement Council (Repeal) Canon 1998 Repeals  Canon 2, 1981
Canon 8, 1998 Anglican Board of Mission – Australia Canon (Amendment) 1998

Amends Canon 8, 1995

Repealed by Canon 9, 2001

Canon 9, 1998 Constitution Alteration (Suspension from Duties) Canon 1998

Not in effect

Repealed by Canon 13, 2001

Canon 10, 1998 Constitution Alteration (Tribunals) Canon 1998

Amended by Canon 8, 2001

Effective 16 June 2003

Canon 11, 1998 Anglican Superannuation Australia (Amendment) Canon 1998 Amends Canon 5, 1995
Canon 12, 1998 New South Wales Constitution Ratification Canon 1998  

Canon 13 1998

Canon Concerning Services 1992 See Canon P6, 1992

Canon 14, 1998

Canon concerning Confirmation 1992 See Canon P7, 1992

Canon 15, 1998

Oaths Affirmations Declarations and Assent Canon 1992

See Canon P3, 1992

Repeals Canon 7, 1973

Canon 16, 1998 Constitution Alteration (Composition of General Synod) Canon 1998 Effective 1 March 2000

Canon 17, 1998

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Anglican Council Canon 1998

Amended by Canon 1, 2004.

Repealed by Canon 4, 2010

Canon 18, 1998 Constitution Alteration (Discipline Clarification) Canon 1998 Effective 16 April 2003

Canon 19, 1998

Strategic Issues, Commissions, Task Forces and Networks Canon 1998

Repeals Canon 8, 1969

Amended by Canon 12, 2001

Amended by Canons 4 and 6, 2004

Amended by Canon 3, 2007

Amended by Canon 21, 2017

Canon 20, 1998 Offences Canon Amendment Canon 1998 Amends Canon 4, 1962

Canon 21, 1998

Canon concerning Baptism 1992 See Canon P5, 1992
Canon P1, 1998 Metropolitan Canon 1998
(- 2001)
Not in Effect
Canon 1, 2001 NSW Provincial Synod Constitution Amendment Ratification Canon 2001  
Canon 2, 2001 Alteration of the Constitution of the Province of Queensland Ratification Canon 2001  
Canon 3, 2001 General Board of Religious Education (repeal) Canon 2001 Repeals  Canon 1, 1989

Canon 4, 2001

Chancellors Canon 2001  

Canon 5, 2001

Liturgy Publishing Canon 2001  
Canon 6, 2001 Canons Amendment (Bishop to the Defence Force) Canon 2001 Amends Canon 19, 1985 and Canon 20, 1985
Canon 7, 2001 Primate Canon (Amendment) Canon 2001 Amends Canon 15, 1985
Canon 8, 2001 Constitution Alteration (Tribunals) Amendment Canon 2001

Effective 16 June 2003

Amends Canon 10, 1998

Canon 9, 2001

Anglican Board of Mission – Australia Canon 2001 Repeals Canon 8, 1995

Canon 10, 2001

Holy Communion Canon 2001 Replaces Canon P4, 1992
Canon 11, 2001 Long Service Leave (Amendment) Canon 2001

Amends Canon 8, 1992

Repealed by Canon 7, 2010

Canon 12, 2001 Strategic Issues, Task Forces and Other Bodies Canon Amendment Canon 2001 Amends Canon 19, 1998
Canon 13, 2001 Constitution Alteration (Suspension from Duties) Canon 2001

Effective 16 June 2003

Repeals Canon 9, 1998

Canon 14, 2001 Constitution Alteration (Special Tribunal) Canon 2001 Effective 16 June 2003
Canon 15, 2001 Special Tribunal Procedure Amendment and Repeal Canon 2001

Repeals Canon 3, 1962

Amends Canon 12, 1992

Repealed by Canon 7, 2004

Canon 1, 2004 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Anglican Council Canon Amendment Canon 2004 Amends Canon 17, 1998
Canon 2, 2004 NSW Provincial Constitution Ratification Canon 2004  
Canon 3, 2004 Anglican Superannuation Australia Canon Repeal Canon 2004 Repeals Canon  5, 1995
Canon 4, 2004 Strategic Issues, Commissions, Task Forces and Networks Canon Amendment Canon 2004 Amends Canon 19, 1998
Canon 5, 2004 Corporate Trustees Canon 1962 Amendment Canon 2004 Amends Canon 2, 1962
Canon 6, 2004 Strategic Issues, Commissions, Task Forces and Networks Canon (Amendment) Canon 2004 Amends Canon 19, 1998
Canon 7, 2004 Special Tribunal Canon 2004

Repeals Canons 12, 1992 and 15, 2001

Repealed by Canon 12, 2007

Canon 8, 2004 Primate Canon 1985 Amendment Canon 2004 Amends Canon 15, 1985
Canon 9, 2004 Australian College of Theology (Amendment) Canon 2004 Amends Canon  15, 1966
Canon 10, 2004 Holy Orders, Relinquishment and Deposition Canon 2004

Amended by Canon 7, 2014

Repealed by Canon 18, 2017

Canon 11, 2004

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Constitution Amendment (Relations with other Churches) Canon 2004 Not in Effect
Canon 12, 2004 National Register Canon 2004 Repealed and replaced by Canon 12, 2007 

Canon 13, 2004

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Constitution Alteration (Chapter IX) Canon 2004 Not in Effect. Proposed to be amended by Canon 6, 2007
Provisional Canon 1, 2004 Holy Orders (Reception into Ministry) Canon 2004

Provisional.

See Canon 17, 2007

Provisional Canon 2, 2004 Canon concerning Holy Orders 2004

Provisional.

See Canon 10, 2007

Provisional Canon 3, 2004 Restraint on Certain Consecrations Canon 2004 Provisional
Provisional Canon P4, 2004 Episcopal Standards Canon 2004

Provisional.

See Canon 14, 2007

Canon 1, 2007 Primate Canon Amendment Canon 2007 Amends Canon 15, 1985
Canon 2, 2007 Constitution Amendment (Diocesan Council) Canon 2007

Not in Effect

Repealed by Canon 2, 2010

Canon 3, 2007 Strategic Issues, Commissions, Taskforces and Networks Canon Amendment Canon 2007 Amends Canon 19, 1998
Canon 4, 2007 Financial Protection Canon Amendment Canon 2007 Amends Canon 16, 1995
Canon 5, 2007 Offences Canon Amendment Canon 2007 Amends Canon 4, 1962

Canon 6, 2007

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Constitution Alteration (Chapter IX) Canon Amendment Canon 2007

Not in Effect

Amends Canon 13, 2004 which is not in effect

Canon 7, 2007

Australian College of Theology Canon 2007 Repeals Canon 15, 1966

Canon 8, 2007

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Constitution Amendment (Section 10) Canon 2007 Not in Effect
Canon 9, 2007 Long Service Leave Canon 2007

Repeals Canon 8, 1992 and Canon 11, 2001.

Repealed by Canon 7, 2010

Canon 10, 2007

Canon Concerning Holy Orders 2004 Replaces Provisional Canon P2, 2004

Canon 11, 2007

Protection of the Environment Canon 2007  
Canon 12, 2007 Special Tribunal Canon Repeal Canon 2007 Repeals Canon 7, 2004

Canon 13, 2007

Special Tribunal Canon 2007

Amended by Canon 11, 2010

Amended by Canon 14, 2010

Amended by Canon 3, 2014

Amended by Canon 8, 2014

Amended by Canon 11, 2017

Amended by Canon 12, 2017

Canon 14, 2007

Episcopal Standards Canon 2007 Replaces Provisional Canon P4, 2004

Canon 15, 2007

National Register Canon 2007

Repeals and Replaces Canon
12, 2004Amended by Canon 13, 2010

Amended by Canon 9, 2014

Amended by Canon 10, 2017

Canon 16, 2007

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Constitution Amendment (Section 54A) Canon 2007 Not in Effect

Canon 17, 2007

Holy Orders (Reception into Ministry) Canon 2004 Replaces Provisional Canon P1, 2004

Canon 18, 2007

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Constitution Amendment (Suspension of Bishops) Canon 2007 Not in Effect

Canon 19, 2007

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Constitution Amendment (Provinces and Dioceses) Canon 2007 Not in Effect
Provisional Canon P01, 2007 Solemnization of Matrimony Amendment Canon 2007 Lapsed 2010

Canon 1, 2010

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Constitution Amendment (Diocesan Council) Canon 2010 Effective 1 March 2016
Canon 2, 2010 Constitution Amendment (Diocesan Council) Repeal Canon 2010 Repeals Canon 2, 2007

Canon 3, 2010

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Constitution Amendment (Appellate Tribunal Part Heard Matters) Canon 2010

Not in Effect

Proposed to be repealed by Canon 2, 2017 which is not in effect

Canon 4, 2010 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Anglican Council Canon 2010 Repealed by Canon 1, 2014
Canon 5, 2010 Appellate Tribunal Amendment (Part Heard Matters) Canon 2010

Amends Canon 12, 1981

Comes into force on the day after Canon 3, 2010 commences

Repealed by Canon 3, 2017

Canon 6, 2010

Trust Corporation Canon 2010 Repeals Canon 2, 1962

Canon 7, 2010

Long Service Leave Canon 2010

Effective 1 January 2015

Repeals Canon 8, 1992, Canon 11, 2001 and  Canon 9, 2007

Amended by Canon 13, 2017

Amended by Canon 14, 2017

Canon 8, 2010

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Constitution Amendment (Section 30) Canon 2010 Not in Effect

Canon 9, 2010

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Constitution Amendment (Sentences of Tribunals) Canon 2010 Not in Effect
Canon 10, 2010 Constitution of the Province of Western Australia 1914-1984 Amendment Canon 2009 (No 1 of 2009) Ratification Canon 2010  
Canon 11, 2010 Special Tribunal Canon 2007 Amendment (No 2) Canon 2010 Amends Canon 13, 2007
Canon 12, 2010 Constitution Amendment (Chapter V) Canon 2010 Effective 1 July 2014
Canon 13, 2010 The National Register Canon 2007 Amendment Canon 2010 Amends Canon 15, 2007
Canon 14, 2010 Special Tribunal Canon Amendment (No 1) Canon 2010 Amends Canon 13, 2007

Canon 1, 2014

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Anglican Council Canon 2014

Effective 1 January 2015

Repeals Canon 17, 1998 and Canon 4, 2010

Amended by Canon 20, 2017

Canon 2, 2014 Financial Protection Canon 1995 Amendment Canon 2014 Amends Canon 16, 1995
Canon 3, 2014 Special Tribunal Canon 2007 Amendment Canon 2014 Amends Canon 13, 2007
Canon 4, 2014 Constitutional Amendment (Membership of the Diocesan Tribunal) Canon 2014 Effective 1 July 2019
Canon 5, 2014 Constitutional Amendment (Membership of the Provincial Tribunal) Canon 2014 Effective 1 July 2019
Canon 6, 2014 Use of Church Names Canon. 1989 Amendment Canon 2014 Amends Canon 10, 1989
Canon 7, 2014 Holy Orders, Relinquishment and Deposition Canon 2004 Amendment Canon 2014 Amends Canon 10, 2004
Canon 8, 2014 Special Tribunal Canon 2007 (s52) Amendment Canon 2014 Amends Canon 13, 2007
Canon 9, 2014 National Register Canon 2007 (Amendment) Canon 2014 Amends Canon 15, 2007
Canon 10, 2014 Primate Canon 1985 Amendment Canon 2014 Amends Canon 15, 1985
Canon 11, 2014 Canon concerning confessions 1989 (Amendment) Canon 2014 Repealed by Canon 16, 2017
Canon 1, 2017 Appellate Tribunal Amendment (Qualification) Canon 2017 Amends Canon 12, 1981

Canon 2, 2017

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Constitution (Appellate Tribunal) Amendment Canon 2017

Not in Effect

Repeals Canon 3, 2010, which is not in effect

Canon 3, 2017 Appellate Tribunal Amendment (Reserve Lists) Canon 2017

Amends Canon 12, 1981

Repeals Canon 5, 2010

Canon 4, 2017

Safe Ministry to Children  Canon 2017  

Canon 5, 2017

Episcopal Standards (Child Protection) Canon 2017  

Canon 6, 2017

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Constitution (Jurisdiction of Special Tribunal) Amendment Canon 2017 Not in Effect
Canon 7, 2017 Offences Amendment Canon  2017 Amends Canon No, 4, 1962

Canon 8, 2017

Redress for Survivors of Abuse Canon 2017  

Canon 9, 2017

Disclosure of Information Canon 2017  
Canon 10, 2017 National Register Amendment Canon 2017 Amends Canon 15, 2007
Canon 11, 2017 Special Tribunal Amendment Canon 2017 Amends Canon No, 13, 2007
Canon 12, 2017 Special Tribunal (Limitation Period) Canon 2017 Amends Canon 13, 2007
Canon 13, 2017 Long Service Leave (Revision of Entitlement) Canon 2017 Amends Canon 7, 2010
Canon 14, 2017 Long Service Leave (Notification of Participating Organisation) Canon 2017 Amends Canon 7, 2010
Canon 15, 2017 Canon to Ratify the Amended New South Wales Provincial Synod Constitution 2017 Effective 6 September 2017
Canon 16, 2017 Canon Concerning Confessions (Revision) Canon 2017

Amends Canon 10, 1992

Repeals Canon 11, 2014

Canon 17, 2017 Canon Concerning Confessions (Vulnerable Persons) Canon 2017 Amends Canon 10, 1992

Canon 18, 2017

Holy Orders (Removal from Exercise of Ministry) Canon 2017 Repeals Canon 10, 2004
Canon 19, 2017 Canon Concerning Services Amendment Canon 2017 Amends Canon 13, 1998
Canon 20, 2017 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Anglican Council Amendment Canon 2017 Amends Canon 1, 2014
Canon 21, 2017 Strategic Issues, Commissions, Task Forces and Networks Amendment Canon 2017 Amends Canon 19, 1998
Canon 22, 2017 Missionary Dioceses (Amendment) Canon 2017 Amends Canon 4, 1977