That this General Synod noting that:
the Synod of the Diocese of the Northern Territory has resolved to take action to seek to have its missionary diocese status terminated; and
the Diocese has taken necessary steps in anticipation of such termination, including the enacting of legislation for the election of the Bishop of the Diocese; and
Standing Committee is satisfied that such termination is appropriate;
pursuant to section 7 of the Missionary Dioceses Canon 1977-1995 hereby terminates the status of the Diocese of the Northern Territory as a missionary diocese, with effect from the date of the passing of this resolution.
The Hon Justice D Bleby moved, Mr M Horton seconding,