3. Northern Diocese lands and boundaries

    (1) Unless and until the Synod resolves otherwise

    (a) the land described in the Schedule shall be deemed to be within the boundaries of and part of the Northern Diocese and shall, by force of this section, vest in The Trustees of the Northern Diocese when elected in accordance with the provisions of section 5 of the Church of England Diocesan Trustees and Lands Act 1918 3, without the necessity for any conveyance, transfer or other assurance of that property;

    (b) the boundaries of the Northern Diocese as they exist from time to time shall be shown on a map or plan of which one copy shall be lodged by the Bishop of the Northern Diocese with the Bishop of Perth and a copy thereof shall be retained by the Bishop of the Northern Diocese and each copy when certified under the hands of those Bishops in conclusive evidence of the boundaries of the Northern Diocese as at the date of such certification.

    (2) Notwithstanding any Statute of the Diocese of Perth the first Synod of the Northern Diocese shall consist of the Bishop of that Northern Diocese together with such clergymen as are licensed by that Bishop and one layman of the Church of England 4 elected by each parish or mission district of the Northern Diocese.



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