CANON 3: OF THE SYNOD OF BISHOPS

Amended at Provincial Synod 2019

1.   Synod of Bishops

(a)  The Metropolitan shall, as and when of the opinion that occasion shall require, or as provided in the canons for any particular purpose, and in any case half-yearly, summon the bishops of the Province to a Synod of Bishops to be held at such time and place as may be determined.

(b)   The date of the next session of the Synod shall be fixed at each preceding session, or, if not so fixed and/or if necessity requires, the Metropolitan may summon the Synod of Bishops by one calendar months notice to the bishops of the Province setting out the place and date for the holding of the Synod, and the business to be considered thereat.

2.   Business

The business of the Synod shall be that determined by the Metropolitan, and such other business of which 14 days prior notice shall have been given by a bishop of the Province to the Metropolitan.