Rules

These Rules were authorised as Schedule 3 to the Synodical Government Measure 1969. The Rules are printed here as amended by the following legislation –

1 January 1974

Church Representation Rules (Amendment) Resolution 1973 (S.I. 1973 No. 1865)

1 May 1980

Church Representation Rules (Amendment) Resolution 1980 (S.I. 1980 No. 178)

2 July 1980

Diocese in Europe Measure 1980

1 January 1982 (in part) and

1 January 1983

Church Representation Rules (Amendment) (No. 2) Resolution 1981 (S.I. 1981 No. 1650)

1 November 1983

Church Representation Rules (Amendment) Resolution 1981 (S.I. 1981 No. 959)

1 January 1985

Church Representation Rules (Amendment) (No. 1) Resolution 1984 (S.I. 1984 No. 1039)

1 January 1985

Church Representation Rules (Amendment) (No. 2) Resolution 1984 (S.I. 1984 No. 1040)

1 January 1989

Patronage (Benefices) Measure 1986

1 January 1990

Church Representation Rules (Amendment) (No. 1) Resolution 1989 (S.I. 1989 No. 2094)

1 January 1990

Church Representation Rules (Amendment) (No. 2) Resolution 1989 (S.I. 1989 No. 2095)

1 January 1993

Care of Churches and Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction Measure 1991

1 February 1994

Priests (Ordination of Women) Measure 1993

1 January 1995

Church Representation Rules (Amendment) Resolution 1994 (S.I. 1994 No. 3118)

1 January 1996

Church Representation Rules (Amendment) Resolution 1995 (S.I. 1995 No. 3243)

1 May 1996

Team and Group Ministries Measure 1995

1 May 1996

Church Representation Rules (Amendment) Resolution 1995 (S.I. 1995 No. 3243)

1 May 1997

Church Representation Rules (Amendment) Resolution 1995 (S.I. 1995 No. 3243)

1 March 1998

Church Representation Rules (Amendment) Resolution 1998 (S.I. 1998 No. 319)

1 January 1999

National Institutions Measure 1998

Different dates for different cathedrals

Cathedrals Measure 1999

1 January 2000

Church Representation Rules (Amendment) Resolution 1999 (S.I. 1999 No. 2112)

1 January 2002

Churchwardens Measure 2001

1 January 2004

Synodical Government (Amendment) Measure 2003

1 August 2004 (in part), 1 January 2005 (in part) and 15 February 2005

Church Representation Rules (Amendment) Resolution 2004 (S.I. 2004 No. 1889)

31 March 2008 (in part), and 1 February 2009 (in part)

 

Dioceses, Pastoral and Mission Measure 2007

1 January 2010

Church Representation Rules (Amendment) Resolution 2009 (S.I. 2009 No. 2129)

19 May 2014

Church of England (Miscellaneous Provisions) Measure 2014

17 November 2014

Bishops and Priests (Consecration and Ordination of Women) Measure

1 January 2015 (in part) and 10 February 2015 (in part)

Church Representation Rules (Amendment) Resolution 2014(S.I. 2014 No. 2113)

1 October 2016 (in part) and 1 January 2017 (in part)

Safeguarding and Clergy Discipline Measure 2016