The General Synod makes Rules under the Constitution for the conduct of its business.

The Rules made at the Fifteenth Session of the General Synod in 2010 are set out below.

Consolidated versions of Rules amended at the 15th Session of the General Synod are set out at the end of the materials on this page.
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Rules made at the Fifteenth Session of General Synod 2010:

Rule 1, 2010 - A rule to amend Rule 1 - Standing Orders (Standing Order 7)
Rule 2, 2010 - A Rule to amend Rule 1 - Standing Orders (Standing Order 34)
Rule 3, 2010 - A Rule to amend Rule 1 - Standing Orders (Standing Order 37B)
Rule 4, 2010 - A Rule to amend Rule III - Rules for the conduct of elections ordered to be made by the General Synod (National Register checks)
Rule 5, 2010 - A Rule to amend Rule III - Rules for the conduct of elections ordered to be made by the General Synod. (Rules 17 and 20)
Rule 6, 2010 - A Rule to amend Rule XV - Rules under Section 32 of the Constitution
Rule 7, 2010 - Rule XXIV - A Rule relating to administrative services of the General Synod
Rule 8, 2010 - A Rule to amend Rule 1 - Standing Orders (Standing Order 7) (Has not come into effect)

Consolidated Rules

Consolidated versions of Rules amended at the 15th Session of the General Synod are listed below:

Rule I - Rules for the conduct of all business coming before the General Synod and the Anglican Church of Australia - A Standing Order
Rule III - A Rule to amend Rule III - Rules for the conduct of elections ordered to be made by the General Synod
Rule XV - Rules under Section 32 of the Constitution