Act 3, 2008 (III) – Act anent Duties of Moderator of General Assembly. 19th May 2008.

The General Assembly ordain that except for comfort breaks the Moderator shall require the permission of the Assembly for absence from the chair during sittings of the Assembly. They further ordain that the Moderator shall not undertake visits on behalf of the Assembly without their prior authority. The General Assembly instruct that these details be inserted into Standing Orders and into the Memorandum issued annually to Moderators Designate.

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The General Assembly, noting that annual statutory meetings of Provincial Synods have been suspended since 2009 General Assembly, and that the reduced number of Presbyteries in the Church has resulted in this tier of Church government becoming largely redundant, and desiring therefore that Provincial Synods be dissolved and removed …
The General Assembly, recognising the need to make use of audio-visual technology in the carrying out of Church business in exceptional circumstances, enact and ordain as follows: General Principles. The General Assembly declare that the following general principles apply for the purposes of this Act. 1.1.         The General Assembly …
The General Assembly, noting the Government restrictions on travel and public gatherings due to the COVID19 pandemic, declare that the Assembly shall convene to take up urgent and time-critical business using the Zoom audio-visual technology platform. The General Assembly declare that the Assembly shall convene for one session only …