Subject: Continuing Education Plan of the Anglican Church of Canada
Moved by: The Rt. Rev. Philip Poole, Diocese of Toronto
Seconded by: The Rt. Rev. Stephen Andrews, Diocese of Algoma
Be it resolved that this General Synod
Approve amendments to Deed of Amendment No. 5 and the Trust Agreement of the Continuing Education Plan (CEP) as approved by the COGS effective March 25, 2011 as shown in the attached document
Source: Pension Committee
Submitted by: Judy Robinson, Executive Director
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
Required to prepare application for the Continuing Education Plan to be registered as a charitable organization
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.
CONTINUING EDUCATION PLAN
Changes to the CEP Trust Agreement and the Deed Amendment No. 5 are:
- First Recital of the CEP Trust Agreement on page 2: The words “or former employment” have been replaced by “and/or voluntary, unpaid services”.
- The Pension Office address and the list of the Trustees have been updated.