July 2013 Group of Sessions

Friday 5 July - Tuesday 9 July

Business Done

View the official summary of the business transacted at the Synod in the Business Done

Full Synod Agenda


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Papers for Business at General Synod (in day and item order)

Friday 5th July

GS 1889 - Report by the Business Committee [item 5]

GS 1890 - Appointment of the Clerk to the Synod [item 6]

GS 1891 - Appointment of the Chair of the Appointments Committee [item 7]

GS 1892 - Appointment of the Chair of the Finance Committee [item 8]

GS 1893 - Appointment of the Chair of the England Pensions Board [item 9]

GS 1894 - Appointment of the Auditors to the Archbishops' Council [item 10]

Saturday 6th July

GS 1895 - Progress on meeting challenges for the Quinquennium [item 13]

Sunday 7th July

GS 1887 - Faculty Jurisdication Rules 2013 and GS 1887x Explanatory Memorandum [item 507]

GS 1866A - Draft Church of England (Miscellaneous Provisions) Measure and GS 1877A - Draft Amending Canon No.31 and GS 1866Y-1877Y - Report by the Revision Committee [item 500]

GS 1896 - Safeguarding: Follow-up to the Chichester Commissaries' Reports
[item 14]

GS 1897 - Welfare Reform and the Church plus Annex 1 and Annex 2 [item 15]

Monday 8th July

GS 1886 - Women in the Episcopate [item 16]

GS 1898 - Draft Scheme for Approval [item 505] and GS 1898x - Explanatory Memorandum [item 505] and covering note

GS 1899 - Draft Resolution for Approval [item 506]

GS 1900 - The Archbishops' Council's Draft Budget and Proposals for apportionment for 2014 [item 17-25]

Church Commissioners' Annual Report [item 27]

GS 1913 - Archbishops' Council's Annual Report [item 28]

Tuesday  9th July

GS 1901 - The work of the Elections Review Group: First Report by the Business Committee [item 29]

GS 1902 - Draft Amending Canon No.32 [item 501]

GS 1903 - Draft Convocations (Elections to Upper House) (Amendment) Resolution [item 502]

GS 1904 - Draft Clergy Representation (Amendment) Resolution [item 503]

GS 1905 - Draft Church Representation Rules (Amendment) Resolution [item 504]

GS 1902-05x - Explanatory Memorandum

GS 1906 - The work of the Elections Review Group: Second Report by the Business Committee [item 30]


Contingency Business

GS 1914A - A note from the Diocese of London

GS 1914B - A note from the Acting Clerk to the Synod


Other Legislative Business

GS 1907 - Clergy Discipline (Amendment) Rules 2013

GS 1908 - Clergy Discipline Appeal (Amendment) Rules 2013

GS1907-08x - Explanatory Memorandum

GS 1909 - Amending Code of Practice under the Clergy Discipline Measure 2003

GS 1909x - Explanatory Memorandum

GS 1910 - Legal Officers (Annual Fees) Order 2013

GS 1911 - Ecclesiastical Judges, Legal Officers and Others (Fees) Order 2013

GS 1910-11x - Explanatory Memorandum

GS 1912 - Scheme Amending the Diocese in Europe Constitution 1995

GS 1912x - Explanatory Memorandum


Other papers

GS Misc 1044 - Choosing Bishops - The Equality Act

GS Misc 1047 - EIAG Annual Review

GS Misc 1048 - Simplification Group Report

GS Misc 1054 - Making New Disciples

GS Misc 1049A - Moving Towards a New Dioceses for West Yorkshire and the Dales

GS Misc 1049B - The New Diocese and the Mission of the Church

GS Misc 1049C - Yorkshire Scheme for Financial Estimates

GS Misc 1050 - Statement from the Archbishop of York

GS Misc 1055 - Clergy Discipline Commission Annual Report 2012

GS Misc 1056 - Activities of the Archbishops' Council

GS Misc 1057 - Mission Development Funding plus Annex 1 and Annex 2

GS Misc 1058 - Audit Committee Annual Report

GS Misc 1059 - Members of Committees

GS Misc 1060 - Parochial Church Councils Powers Measure

The Church and Community Fund Annual Review

House of Bishops Summary of Decisions

Annex 1 (Dioceses Commission) - Blackburn Diocesan Synod notes

Annex 2 (Dioceses Commission) - Ripon and Leeds Diocesan Synod notes

Annex 3 (Dioceses Commission) - Draft Wakefield Diocean Synod notes

Annex 4 (Dioceses Commission)  - Bradford Diocesan Synod notes

1st Notice Paper

2nd Notice Paper

3rd Notice Paper

Questions Notice Paper

Order Paper I - Friday 5th July 2013

Order Paper II - Saturday 6th July 2013

Order Paper III - Sunday 7th July 2013, 2.30pm to 6.15pm

Order Paper IV - Sunday 7th July 2013, 8.30pm to 10pm

Order Paper V - Monday 8th July, 9.30am to 1pm

Order Paper VI - Monday 8th July, 2.30pm to 6.15pm, 8.30pm to 10pm

Order Paper VII - Tuesday 9th July, 9.30am to 1pm

(not circulated)
GS Misc 1051 - Clergy Discipline Rules as amended by CD(A) Rules July 2013

GS Misc 1052 - Clergy Discipline Amendment Rules as amended by CDA(A) Rules July 2013

GS Misc 1053 - Code of Practice as amended by GS 1909