Church Law Commission

The functions of the Church Law Commission are:

(a)  To examine questions of Church law referred to it by the Primate, the Standing Committee or the General Synod, and to report thereon to the referring party and the Standing Committee;

(b)  To make recommendations to the Standing Committee on matters of church law which are of importance to this church.

MEMBERSHIP

The current membership of the Church Law Commission is:

Justice Debra Mullins AO (Brisbane) – Chair
Ms Emma Riggs (Adelaide)
Mr Eric Ross-Adjie (Perth)
The Rev’d Gillian Moses (Brisbane)
Dr Ian Gibson (Melbourne)

The Hon. Michael Meek SC (Sydney)
Ms Rachel Ellyard (Melbourne)
Dr Robert Tong AM (Sydney)
Mr Steve Lucas (Sydney)

REPORTS TO GENERAL SYNOD

Church Law Commission report to General Synod 2017
Church Law Commission report to General Synod 2014
Church Law Commission report to General Synod 2010
Church Law Commission report to General Synod 2007