The issuing of licences to clergy and lay people is the exclusive prerogative of the Bishop, to confirm and recognise a calling to a particular ministry. A licence may be issued on conditional terms, specifying the functions and obligations of the particular ministry to be undertaken, and where it is to be exercised. This policy communicates the intent of the Bishop with regards to the exercise of the prerogative. With the exception of requirements specified by Ordinance, it is not binding on the Bishop.

Offices, Positions and Ministries requiring a Licence

Policy Principles

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