That this Synod having received the Standing Committee’s report, adopts the Financial Statement covering the period of four years ended 31st December, 1972 and approves the Draft Budget and Draft Assessments for the four year period 1973-1976 inclusive, assuming that no further meetings of Synod will be held during that period.

Further, it requests the Standing Committee to submit to future sessions of the Synod accounts for the preceding term and estimates for the period to the next session of Synod for approval.

(Mr Stacy Atkin, 25.5.73)