Subject: Joint Anglican Lutheran Commission
Moved by: The Very Rev. Peter Wall, Diocese of Niagara
Seconded by: Ms. Cynthia Haines-Turner, Diocese of Western Newfoundland
Be it resolved that this General Synod
affirm the Resolution from the Joint Assembly about confirming and supporting the continued work of the Joint Anglican Lutheran Commission, and delegate to the Council of General Synod the decisions on behalf of the Anglican Church of Canada about its size and membership.
EXPLANATORY NOTE/BACKGROUND INFORMATION
Source: Joint Anglican Lutheran Commission
Submitted by: Peter Wall and Cynthia Haines Turner (ACC Chair and representatives on the JALC)
Does this motion contain within it any financial implications? Yes No
If yes, has the General Synod Expenditures Committee considered the implications? Yes No
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 Procedure.If Resolution A030 is given second reading, the required majority will be all Orders voting together.