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Synod 2021

Day 1

Day 1

Thursday, 30th SeptemberProvisional Timetable (subject to alteration)

That in accordance with Standing Order 56, the time available under Standing Order 3 be allocated as follows:

11am – 1pm  

President takes the chair
Reading from Holy Scripture and Prayer
List of members of the General Synod to be laid on the table
Nomination of an Assessor by the President
President’s Address
Welcome of official Guests
Election of Honorary Secretaries
Motion No. 1 (Timetable)
Formal business and communications
Answers to requests for information (if any) (SO 51)
Motion No. 2 (Standing Orders Committee)
Motion No. 3 (Petitions Committee)
Motion No. 4 (Elections Committee)
Motion No. 5 (Record Committee)
Motion No. 6 (Bills Committee)
Motion No. 7 (Legislation Committee)
Report of Election to Standing Committee
Report of the Bills Committee
Bills No. 1 to 5


Continuation of Bills No. 1 to 5 (including the GS Representation Bill)

If business listed for any period is completed before the hour appointed, reports listed for Saturday afternoon will be taken in reverse order, commencing with the Covenant Council. References in this motion to a “report” shall include any motions accompanying such report on the agenda paper.

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