Archbishop Philip Freier moved, Archbishop Glenn Davies seconded,

That this Synod

(a) commends for enactment by every diocese the proposed Model Episcopal Standards Ordinance attached to the Supplementary Report of the Standing Committee concerning a Model Episcopal Standards Ordinance;
(b) requests that where a diocesan synod enacts or proposes to enact an Ordinance which departs in any matter of substance from the Model Ordinance, the Standing Committee be notified of the proposal or enactment; and
(c) requests the Standing Committee to appoint a group to review such notifications, to discuss, where appropriate, the proposal or enactment and, where appropriate, to make recommendations for amendment of the Model Ordinance.

2 July 2014