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Anglican Church of Canada. Diocese of New Westminster. Executive Committee
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The Executive Committee was formed under the article XX of the Constitution adopted at the first meeting of the Synod, on April 18th 1882. This committee acted as an interim body of the Synod between two sessions. The Bishop was a member ex-officio of the committee. Over the years the duties and powers of the Executive Committee were defined as following: to act as agent of the Synod in the transaction of such business as the collection of monies, rents and dividends; to have the power to affix the seal of the Synod when legally required; to make a report to each annual Synod upon the work done, and to appoint all necessary officers. The Executive Committee comprised thirty-one persons - elected by Synod or appointed by the Bishop; the committee met monthly. The committee was considered a pivot committee of the Diocese.
In 1967, at the 63rd session of the Synod of the Diocese of New Westminster, the Diocesan Synod decided to replace the former Executive Committee with a new committee to be called Diocesan Council.