Canon 25: The National Conference
25.1 The Church shall meet annually to discuss and address matters of
25.2 All clergy, religious and laity of the Church possess canonical
rights and privileges to attend.
25.3 The National Conference shall be called by the Presiding Bishop.
If the Presiding Bishop is indisposed to do so, the Vicar-General
may be delegated to convene the conference on behalf of the
25.4 The National Conference shall be held in a location most suitable
for attendance and participation. Dates and locations for
conference are to be announced and published on or before the First
Sunday of Lent.
25.5 The Presiding Bishop shall publish the agenda of the conference one
month prior to its meeting.
25.6 The Presiding Bishop shall serve as presider for all sessions of
25.7 The Presiding Bishop shall appoint a recording secretary to take
the notes and minutes at all sessions.
25.8 Proxy voting is not permitted for those not in attendance.
25.9 Decisions made at Conference are binding upon all canonical members
of this Church. The Presiding Bishop is obligated to promulgate and
publish the Official Record of the Conference within one month of
its adjournment for canonical validity.