Re-appointment of the Canon Law Commission

Movers Littleton, T.G.

That General Synod having received the report of the Canon Law Commission resolves:

(a) that the report of the Canon Law Commission be noted; and

(b) 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 in Australia, and in particular
to those dioceses which did not operate under at Act of Parliament before the Constitution of this Church came into being;
(ii) to report to Standing Committee and 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
(iv) to advise on such matters as may be referred to it by the Standing Committee or any commission of Synod;

(c) that the Primate be respectfully requested to select the members of the Commission in consultation with the
Standing Committee.

(Mr T.G., Littleton, 31.8.77)

Resolution year: 1977
Resolution number: 40/77