Subject: Motion to Suspend the Rules of Order and Procedure to Permit No Debate List
Moved By: Chancellor David P. Jones, Q.C.
Seconded By: Ms. Cynthia Haines-Turner
Be it resolved that this General Synod:
Suspend the Rules of Order and Procedure so far as necessary to permit the No-Debate List Procedure.
Source: Governance Working Group
Submitted By: Governance Working Group
Does this motion contain within it any financial implications? Yes No
If yes, has the General Synod Expenditures Committee considered the implications? Yes No
In order to implement the No-Debate List Procedure, it is necessary to suspend the Rules of Order and Procedure.
PROCEDURE FOR ADOPTION (F)
Section 11 d) of the Declaration of Principles requires an amendment to the Rules of Order and Procedure to be passed by a two-thirds majority of the members of General Synod voting in the normal manner (that is, as a whole).
Rule 23 of the Rules of Order and Procedure requires a motion to suspend a Rule of Order to be passed by two-thirds of the members present voting as a whole.