Canon Law Commission

Movers Sharwood, R.L.

(1) That the Report of the Canon Law Commission be received and noted; and

(2) That the Commission be re-established with the same terms of reference and with the same provision for the
appointment of not more than ten members as in the original resolution of General Synod in 1969, namely:

(i) to consider to what extent (if any) the Canon Law of the Church of England applies and is enforceable in
the Church of England in Australia, and in particular in those dioceses which did not operate under an Act of Parliament before the Constitution of this Church came into being;
(ii) to report to Standing Committee an d to the next session of this Synod, and if thought fit, to make
recommendations to the Synod concerning the revision of the Canon Law of this Church;
(iii) to continue the work of the Rubrics Committee and to consult with the Liturgical Commission concerning
the disciplinary rubrics of the Book of Common Prayer;

and that the Primate be respectfully requested to select the members of this Commission in consultation with the Standing Committee.

(Dr R.L. Sharwood, 24.5.73)

Resolution year: 1973
Resolution number: 19/73