Subject : APPOINTMENT OF AUDITOR
Moved by: The Most Reverend Colin Johnson, Diocese of Toronto
Seconded by: Mr. Robert Dickson, Diocese of New Westminster
Be it resolved that this General Synod:
Approve the appointment of the chartered accounting firm of Ernst & Young LLP as Auditor for The General Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada, The Anglican Church of Canada Consolidated Trust Fund and The Anglican Church of Canada Resolution Corporation for the 2013 financial year for the following audit fees:
The General Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada $49,300
The Anglican Church of Canada Consolidated Trust Fund $19,950
The Anglican Church of Canada Resolution Corporation $8,350
Source : Financial Management Committee
Submitted by: Hanna Goschy, Treasurer
Does this motion contain within it any financial implications? Yes No X
If yes, has the General Synod Expenditures Committee considered the implications? Yes No
EXPLANATORY NOTE/BACKGROUND INFORMATION
Standard Governance requirement.
PROCEDURE FOR ADOPTION (G)
In the normal course, an ordinary motion must be passed by a majority of the Order of Bishops, and by a majority of the Orders of Clergy and Laity voting together.
Six members of General Synod may, prior to the question being put, require a vote by Orders, with a majority of each Order being necessary to pass.
If a question passes on a Vote by Orders, any six members (two from each of three different dioceses) may require a vote to be taken by dioceses. A motion passes if a majority of dioceses (or a tie) vote in favour.
Source: Section 5 of the Declaration of Principles and sections 18, 19 and 20 of the Rules of Order and ProcedureIf Resolution A030 is given second reading, the required majority will be all Orders voting together.