1. The General Assembly note that the Schedules for use in Quinquennial Visitations are being updated and commend their use to the Presbyteries of the Church when available. They instruct presbyteries who choose not to use these Schedules to ensure nonetheless that the Social Responsibility Section of the Schedule for completion by Deacons’ Courts and Finance Committees is completed in duplicate or in such a way that one copy may be sent to the Home Missions Board; and shall accordingly send this section with any comments from the Presbytery as soon as the Quinquennial Visitation Report has been approved by the Presbytery to the Clerk of the aforesaid Board.
The General Assembly repeal Act XI, 1994.
2. The General Assembly approve the action of the Home Missions Board in adding a Compliance Schedule to the existing Schedules for use at Quinquennial Visitations. The General Assembly require all Kirk Sessions and Deacons’ Courts / Finance Committees to complete this Schedule. They instruct Presbyteries to ensure that this Schedule is completed. Furthermore they instruct Presbyteries to investigate any failures to comply with the appropriate Regulations and to make certain that proper compliance is attained. The Presbytery shall report any outstanding compliance issues to the Chief Administrative Officer who shall give further assistance and guidance as required.