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UCA Constitution and Regulations (Interim) 1976

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CONSTITUTION
AND


REGULATIONS
(INTERIM)


INCLUDING THE BASIS[...]
[...]AND
REGULATIONS
(INTERIM)[...]
[...]m in m
INTERIM CONSTITUTION
INTERIM REGULATIONS
1. Membership[...]
[...]Adherents.

APPEAL
10. The Assembly shall make regulations providing for any person
whose memb[...]
[...]aged and dealt with in accordance with the rules, regulations,
by-laws and resolutions made by or[...]perty for the Church and in that event the rules, regulations, by­
laws and resolutions of the Ass[...]
[...]this
Constitution and any relevant regulations rules and by-laws of
the Ch[...]
DIVISION 6


REGULATIONS, BY-LAWS, RULES AND
STANDING ORDERS




61. The Assembly may make regulations not inconsistent with this
Constitution pre[...]inconsistent with this Constitution
or with regulations made by the Assembly prescribing all matters[...]with this Constitution
or with any relevant regulations, and by-laws prescribing all matters[...]sibility of the
Presbytery.

64. Any such regulations, by-laws or rules may delegate to any
specified body power to make regulations, by-laws or rules for any
of the purposes for which regulations, by-laws or rules may be
made under[...]be for the giving of notice of any
proposed regulations, by-laws, rules and standing orders and any[...]
[...]retation of this Constitution or any of the
regulations made by the Assembly shall be made by the[...]
INTERIM REGULATIONS
[...]1.1.4

INTERIM REGULATIONS




1. MEMBERSHIP
GENERAL —---------- ^------[...]d such
recognition in accordance with Regulations 1.1.11. and 1.1.12.

BAPTIZED MEMBERS-----[...]
[...]------:----
(These definitions apply both to the regulations relating to Ministry
and unless the context or subject matter otherwise requires to other
regulations and by-laws.)
2.1.1 Applicant — means either[...]en approved by a Presbytery in the terms of these regulations.
Certificated Candidate — means a can[...]inister" wheresoever
appearing in these Regulations include each of the specified forms[...]
[...]and material as is prescribed under these regulations or as may
be required by the Presbyte[...]e of studies as set forth in these
regulations and further provided that acceptance as a[...]
[...]esbyteries in accordance with these
regulations for the Ministry of the Word or as Deacone[...]
[...]candidate . is . maintained and all
regulations of the Council adhered to;
(i)[...]
[...]and finance, and subject to any relevant regulations of the
Assembly or its Mini[...]
[...]ted as provided for
under these regulations



ORDINATION, ADMISSION AND RECOGNITION O[...]
[...]continued in accordance with the provisions of Regulations 2.4.6
and 2.4.7, the period being c[...]
[...]r reports
shall be presented thereat. Policies, plans, budget, appoint­
ments[...]
[...]Lay Preachers, having
regard to the regulations relating to the Ministry;
(e) ' t[...]
[...]arish property in
accordance with the regulations of the Assembly.



MEMBERSHIP OF PARISH C[...]
[...]e provisions of the relevant Acts
and Regulations;
(q) such administrative functions[...]
[...]to deal with property matters in accordance with regulations in
that regard;
(h)[...]
[...]s pursuant to the Constitution and
Regulations.

MODERATOR
3.5.13 (a) The Moderator shall[...]
[...]the Church expresses the faith, the
policies, standards and procedures to which it is co[...]
[...]under the
provisions of the Property Regulations
(c) The Synod shall appoint an officer t[...]the bounds in accordance with the Property
Regulations and relevant by-laws of the Synod.


GENERAL-----[...]Church is being exercised in accordance with the regulations-'
and where necessary shall provide[...]
[...]pretation of the Constitution or regulations, or a decision
as to w[...]conforms to the Constitution, the relevant regulations,
by-laws or rules;[...]
[...]Orders and Rules of Debate forming part of these Regulations.

QUORUM
3.6.23 A quorum shall consist of[...]
[...]accordance with the
finance and budgeting regulations.

POWER TO VARY REGULATIONS
3.6.32 The Assembly in plenary session may exempt any Synod from
complying with all or any of the regulations of the Assembly not
required to be observe[...]titution and may approve or
make alternate regulations in respect of all or any such matters to
h[...]specified by the
Assembly.

ALTERATIONS TO REGULATIONS
3.6.33 These and any other regulations may be amended by addition,
deletion or al[...]with Standing Orders.

3.6.34 Amendments to the regulations shall have effect from the time of
passi[...]pecify.

3.6.35 Any act or decisions made under regulations prior to the
amendment thereof shall not[...]tly be varied to comply with the
amended regulations if so directed by the Assembly or other[...]3.6.36 Any body within the Church affected by regulations may request
the Assembly seeking[...]
[...]DEFINITIONS
4.1.1 In the interpretation.of these regulations unless the context or
subject matter other[...]n
accordance with the schedule to these regulations.
"Property" means property of wh[...]
[...]all:
(a) advise the Synod with respect to policies relating to property
within the bound[...](b) supervise the implementation of the Synod's policies in regard
to property within the boun[...]ch proposal is in accordance with
the policies of the Synod with respect to property matters,[...]matters as provided by these
regulations having regard to the mission of the Church[...]the Presbytery, and
(a) the policies of the Synod and Presbytery;[...]
[...]ESPONSIBILITY FOR PROPERTY
4.4.1 Subject to these Regulations, the By-Laws of the Synod and rules of[...]
[...]in as may be
authorized according to Regulations, By-laws, rules and
usages of the Church;
(c) comply with the Regulations, By-laws and rules of the Church.

NOTICE O[...]
[...]e provisions of the Schedule to these
Regulations, and having the rights, powers and obligat[...]such properties in accordance with these Regulations.

4.5.2 Assembly property shall be dealt with i[...]th the
provisions of Division 11 of these Regulations.




DIVISION 6 - PROPERTY COMMITTEES[...]o the provisions of the
schedule to these regulations which schedule shall have the same
force[...]s and shall be deemed to be part of these
Regulations.
[...](d) Except as otherwise provided in these regulations no such
action shall be taken[...]
[...]due
execution of the trusts of these Regulations or such of them or ■
such p[...]
[...]ng to any
property or matter to which these regulations apply which if made
or executed by a privat[...]o any property or
matter to which these regulations apply which if made by or
betwee[...]
[...]bly property not inconsistent with these
regulations as it sees fit.




DIVISIO[...]
[...]at
purpose, and for the purposes of these regulations a confirmed
member of any other denominat[...]of them require from time to time


AMENDMENT OF REGULATIONS
4.12.7 These regulations including the schedule may be amended, var[...]
[...]4.13.5 In any case not provided for by these regulations the Synod or its
Standing Committee or[...]ins the
qualifications required by these regulations for appointment. Upon
a Committee being[...]such retiring members if qualified by the regulations or the
schedule shall be.eligible[...]
[...]by virtue
of any of the provisions of the regulations or the schedule prior to
the expiration of[...]person
or persons qualified under the regulations or the schedule for
appointmen[...]
[...]ERS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
4.13.11 Subject to these regulations the schedule thereto and the directions[...]
4.13.22
4.13.22 No meeting held pursuant-to these regulations and schedule shall
be invalid or the reso[...]otherwise specifically provided by these regulations and
schedule.
(b) Th[...]
[...]rs.

NOTICE OF BUSINESS
4.13.28 The provisions of Regulations 4.4.3 and 4 4.4 shall apply to a
P[...]
[...]and in accordance with the
relevant regulations for the Fund concerned.

5.2.3 In t[...]
[...]s of the Synod and consistent with
these regulations.

5.4.2 The by-laws of a Synod shall include p[...]consistent with the Constitution and
Regulations as the Synod may determine.


PARISH FUNDS
5.5.1[...]on its behalf, provided that in either case the Regulations as to
property shall be applicabl[...]
[...].5.7
responsibility for ensuring that the Regulations., By-laws and Rules
are duly obser[...]
[...]he roll of a
Congregation pursuant to regulations may have it reinstated by
a de[...]
[...]he procedures set out as Part D of these
regulations shall apply
[...]provisions of this part
(Part D) of the Regulations of the Church.
(a) Wilful and per[...]
[...]Church shall be calculated in accordance with the regulations
governing that fund.
([...]
[...]6 2 4-6 2.5

Assembly
Alterations to Regulations 3.6.36
Attendance[...]30 3 6.19
Power to vary Regulations 3.6.32
President[...]30 3 6.23
Regulations, By-laws, etc.
Responsibilities[...]
[...]3.4.12
Regulations, By-laws 33
Respo[...]
[...]ees 4.12 3
Amendment of Regulations 4.12.7[...]
[...]' 1.1 14-1.1.16

Regulations
Alterations[...]3.6.32

Regulations, By-laws, Rules and
Standing Orders[...]
[...]4.12 8 ■
Regulations, By-laws, Rules and Standing
Orders[...]

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