Archbishops' Council

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A body set up by the National Institutions Measure 1998 to focus the leadership and co-ordinate the central structures of the C of E. It brings together a number of functions previously performed by various committees of the Church Commissioners and the General Synod. It reports annually to the General Synod, and it may introduce legislation into the synodical process. Its membership comprises the Abps. of Canterbury and York; a number of elected officers and members of the General Synod representing each of its Houses, including the Proluctors of the Convocations; one Church Estates Commissioner; and up to six further members appointed by the Archbishops in consultation with the General Synod.

Subjects: Christianity.

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