The constitution and canons of the church of the province of South Africa
Book format: An electronic version of a printed book that can be read on a computer or handheld device designed specifically for this purpose.
Publisher: Date:8/5/2009 - General Books LLC
By: Church of the Province of South Africa
Excerpt from book: income, emolument, or benefit from or out of any property held under the authority of the Provincial Synod, unless he shall have signed a declaration, according to a form prescribed by the Provincial Synod, of submission to the Laws of the Church of this Province relating to such office. XXII. The Provincial Synod shall have full power and authority to make, from time to time, such rules, regulations, and bye-laws for giving effect to the provisions of this Constitution as to the said Provincial Synod shall seem fit, and further, from time to time, to amend, alter, and add to such rules, regulations, and bye-laws. XXIII. It shall not be lawful to alter, amend, or repeal any of the provisions of this Constitution (after they shall have been confirmed at the next meeting of the Provincial Synod), except such alteration shall have been first proposed in one Provincial Synod, and made known to the several Diocesan Synods, and finally agreed to in the meeting of the Provincial Synod next ensuing. XXIV. In the construction and for the purposes of this Constitution, and in the construction and for the purposes of all Acts, Canons, Kesolutions, and Proceedings of the Provincial Synod, the following words and expressions shall have the meanings hereby assigned to them respectively (unless there be something in the subject or context repugnant thereto), viz.: 1. By "Church of the Province of South Africa," is meant the Community which is associated under the provisions herein set forth. 2. By " Province of South Africa," is meant a combination under Metropolitan and Synodical authority, as herein defined, of several Dioceses, or Districts called Dioceses, in South Africa and its dependencies: which Dioceses, until otherwise declared by the Provincial Synod, are, and shall be...