Anglican General Synod

Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia

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GSTHW 2024 Information - the 66th General Synod Te Hīnota Whānui - 19-23 May 2024, in Hastings, New Zealand


Draft Timetable 57.30 kB
Roll of Members 17.21 kB
Bill Procedure 52.07 kB


GSTHW Deadlines: (based on Canons, Standing Order - SO - requirements, and previous time frames).

12 weeks out: Friday 23 Feb, Reports submitted (12 weeks before by GSO decision).

GSSC proposal for 2024:

12 and 11 weeks out: Before Friday 8 March, it is requested that Bill proposers work with the General Secretary to schedule and promote to GSTHW members an opportunity, or two, for a zoom discussion/ Q&A on their Bill to consider any pre-submission edits/ amendments.”

10 weeks out: Friday 8 March, Bills submitted (by 10 weeks before, as required by SO 83.1, with any explanatory notes as required by SO 101).

9 weeks out: Friday 15 March, Bills sent to Statutes and Canons Committee (by 9 weeks before, as required by SO 83.2.a).

8 weeks out: Friday 22 March, Request notice of Motions be submitted (and any explanatory notes – 8 weeks before, as final deadline is at least 7 weeks before by SO 29 - Friday 29 March).

Weeks of 18-22 March (Bills) and 25-29 April (Motions), Statutes and Canons Committee meet and arrange any changes/ revisions to Bills and have to have final versions back by 5 April (6 weeks prior by SO 83.2.c), and arrange any changes/revisions to Motions, and to have final versions back by 5 April (SO 29).

7 weeks out: Friday 29 March, final date for Notices of Motion (SO 29), and Forms of Prayer (SO 97), and Amendments to Standing Orders (SO 104).

6 weeks out: Friday 5 April, Bills finalised back from Statutes and Canons Committee (SO 83.2.c), along with finalised Motions (SO 29).

5 weeks out: Friday 12 April, Mailing of Summons and Notices of Motions (B/I/2.2), with pre-session papers (5 weeks before, as required under SO 97 and SO 101).

4 weeks out: Friday 19 April, make papers available electronically online (1 week after mailing, as required under SO 99.a).

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