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Act 2, 1865 (II) – Anent a Quorum of Presbytery. 20th May 1865.

The General Assembly find, That when at the time and in the place appointed for a meeting of Presbytery, two Ministers and one or more Ruling Elders, duly elected to represent a Kirk-Session or Kirk-Sessions, have convened together, there is a valid meeting of Presbytery; find that the production of valid commissions by Elders in such circumstances is sufficient evidence of their election ; but resolve to appoint a Committee to consider the manner in which effect ought to be given to this judgment in the minutes of a Presbytery so situated, with instructions to report at a future diet of this Assembly.

29th May 1865.  Sess. 16.

With reference to the resolution of the Assembly to appoint a Committee to consider the manner in which effect ought to be given to the judgment come to on the 20th of this month, anent a quorum of Presbyteries, the Assembly pass from the appointment of a Special Committee, and hereby instruct the Committee on Assembly Arrangements to consider the aforesaid subject, and to report to next Assembly as to the manner in which effect should be given in the minutes of a Presbytery to the judgment of this Assembly.