Statutes Of The Synod Of The Diocese Of Waiapu.
A Statute For The Election OfTitle Nominators, And For The Nomination Of Pastors To Parishes.
|1.||Number of Nominators.|
|3.||Time of Election of Diocesan Nominators.|
|5.||Filling up of Vacancy.|
|6.||Election of Parochial Nominators.|
|8.||Filling up of Vacancy.|
|9.||Notice to Bishop.|
|10.||Nomination of Pastors.|
|11.||Rejection by the Bishop.|
|12.||Delegation of authority to nominate.|
|13.||Deed of Delegation to be given to the Bishop.|
Be it therefore resolved by the Bishop, Clergy, and Laity of the Diocese of Waiapu, in Synod assembled, as follows:—
|1.||Number of Nominators. There shall be three Nominators chosen every year by the Synod of the Diocese: and there shall also be three Nominators chosen every year by the Vestry of each Parish.|
|2.||Qualification. Every Nominator must be a Communicant, and resident in the Diocese.|
|3.||Time of Election of Diocesan Nominators. The Nominators to be chosen by the Diocesan Synod shall be elected at the General Annual Meeting of the Synod.|
|4.||Resignation. It shall be lawful for any Diocesan Nominator to resign his office by letter addressed to the Bishop or to his Commissary, and upon the receipt of such resignation by the Bishop or his Commissary, the office of such Nominator shall become vacant.|
|5.||Filling up of Vacancy. When the office of any such Nominator shall have become vacant, the vacancy shall be notified by the Bishop to the Diocesan Synod, or to the Standing Committee of the Synod, who shall elect some fit person to fill the office of such Nominator, until the next General Meeting of the Synod, and shall transmit in writing the name of the person so elected to the Bishop.|
|6.||Election of Parochial Nominators. The Parochial Nominators shall be elected by the Vestry in such manner as to the Vestry shall seem fit, as soon as may be after the election of the Vestrymen of the Parish, at a Meeting to page 53be called for that purpose by the Clergyman, or, in the absence of the Clergyman, by one of the Churchwardens: the convener to preside and to have a casting vote.|
|7.||It shall be lawful for any Parochial Resignation. Nominator to resign his office in writing addressed to the Clergyman of the Parish, or to the Churchwardens, and upon the receipt of such resignation by the Clergyman or by the Churchwardens, the office of such Nominator shall become vacant.|
|8.||When the office of any Parochial Nominator Filling up of Vacancy. shall have become vacant, a meeting of the Vestry shall be called by the Clergyman, or, in his absence by one of the Churchwardens, for the purpose of electing a suitable person to fill the office of such Nominator; the convener to preside and to have a casting vote.|
|9.||When any persons shall have been elected Notice to Bishop. to be Parochial Nominators, the Clergyman, or the Churchwarden who presided at the Meeting of the Vestry, shall furnish in writing to the Bishop the names of the persons so elected to be Nominators.|
|10.||Upon the occurrence of a vacancy in any Nomination of Pastors. Parish, the Bishop having first ascertained that sufficient means are available for the support of a Clergyman, shall cause notice of the vacancy in such Parish to be given to all the Nominators, that they may proceed to nominate a Clergyman for institution to the vacant Parish, in accordance with the provisions of Statute 5 of the General Synod.|
|11.||If the Bishop shall reject the Clergyman Rejection by the Bishop. presented to him by the Board of Nominators, and no appeal be made within two months, the page 54Board of Nominators shall again proceed to nominate one or more Clergymen to the Bishop for institution to the vacant cure: Provided that none of the Clergymen who shall have been rejected shall be again nominated without the Bishop's written consent.|
|12.||Delegation of authority to nominate. The trust of nominating a Clergyman may be delegated by the Board of Nominators under the authority of Statute 5 of the General Synod, provided that such delegation be in writing, and be executed by not less than two-thirds of the whole Board of Nominators.|
|13.||Deed of Delegation to be given to the Bishop. If the Board of Nominators should at any time so delegate their trust of nomination, under the authority of the said recited Statute, it shall be incumbent upon them to send the Deed, by which the delegation was effected, to the Bishop, and the Bishop shall thereupon make it known to the person or persons so appointed.|
Passed by the Synod,January 8, 1863.
A Statute Title. To Define The Duties Of Churchwardens And Vestrymen.
|1.||Duties of Churchwardens.|
|2.||Duties of Vestrymen.|
Be it resolved by the Bishop, Clergy, and Laity of the Diocese of Waiapu, in Synod assembled, as follows:—
|1.||The following shall be the duties of the Duties of Churchwardens. Churchwardens;
|2.||Duties of Vestrymen. The following shall be the duties of the Vestry;
Passed by the Synod,January 9, 1863.
A Statute To Provide For The Constitution Title. Of A Standing Committee For The Synod Of The Diocese Of Waiapu.
|1.||Constitution of Standing Committee.|
|2.||Election of Members.|
|5.||Standing Committee for ensuing year.|
|7.||Filling up of Vacancy.|
|8.||Absence of the Bishop.|
|9.||Minutes of Proceedings to be laid before the Synod.|
|10.||Duties of Standing Committee.|
|1.||The Standing Committee for the Synod of the Diocese of Constitution of Standing Committee. Waiapu shall consist of the Bishop of Waiapu for the time being, the Archdeacon of Waiapu for the time being, together with one other Clergyman, and three Laymen.page 58|
|2.||Election of Members. The one Clergyman and the three Laymen shall be elected every year by the Diocesan Synod.|
|3.||Convener. Meetings of the Committee shall be called by the Bishop, or, in his absence, by his Commissary specially authorized thereto.|
|4.||Quorum. All the powers of such Standing Committee may be exercised by any three or more members attending a meeting, which has been duly called by the Bishop or his Commissary.|
|5.||Standing Committee for ensuing year. The following persons shall be the Members of the Standing Committee for the ensuing year: The Bishop of Waiapu, the Archdeacon of Waiapu, Rev. T. Huata, Anaru Matete, Hirini Te Kani, and Wiremu Pere.|
|6.||Resignation. Any member of this Standing Committee may resign his seat by letter addressed to the Bishop, or, in his absence, to the Archdeacon of Waiapu; and upon the receipt of such resignation by the Bishop or by the Archdeacon, the seat of such member shall become vacant.|
|7.||Filling up of vacancy. If the seat of any Clerical or Lay member of the Standing Committee become vacant by death, resignation, or otherwise, the remaining members of the Committee shall elect some fit person, being a member of the Synod, to fill the vacant seat.|
|8.||Absence of the Bishop. In case of the death or absence of the Bishop, his place shall be filled by his Commissary.|
|9.||Minutes of Proceedings to be laid before the synod. Minutes of all Proceedings of the Standing Committee shall be entered in a book, and when the Diocesan Synod shall be in session, such book shall be laid before the Synod.page 59|
|10.|| The following shall be the business of the Duties of Standing Committee. Standing Committee;
Passed by the Synod,January 9, 1863.