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Law amending the law on the national church economy
(Establishment of permanent stiftsråd)
WE, MARGRETHE the SECOND, by the grace of God Queen of Denmark, do indeed:
The Danish Parliament has adopted and we know Our consent confirmed the following law:
Of the law on the national church economy, see. lovbekendtgørelse nr. 609 of 6. June 2007, as amended by section 4 of Act No. 47 of 28. January 2009, is amended as follows:
1. In paragraph 17 (b) shall be inserted after paragraph 1 as new paragraph: "(2). At the first provstiudvalgs session after new elections shall deliver the ward representatives who have not previously made a declaration as prescribed in section 7 of the law on the Parish Council, such a statement. '
Paragraph 2 becomes paragraph 3-8-9.
2. In paragraph 17 (b), paragraph 8, which becomes paragraph 9, the words ' paragraph 7, 1. paragraph. ': ' paragraph 8, 1st paragraph ' and ' paragraph 7, 2nd paragraph. ': ' paragraph. 8, 2. point ' 3. In section 17 c, paragraph 6, shall be replaced by ' paragraphs 1-3 and 5-8 ': ' paragraph 1, 3, 4 and 6-9 '.
4. § § 23-23 (a) shall be repealed, and replaced by: ' Chapter 5 (a)
§ 23. In each Diocese a stiftsråd. The diocesan bishop of the diocese, the diocese consists of the Dean, 1 representative of the diocese provster, 3 representatives of the diocese priests as well as Ward 1 representative from each deanery. Notwithstanding the provisions of 1. item is selected in Lolland-Falster Diocese 2 ward representatives from each deanery.
(2). As a candidate for the Diocesan as Ward representative is anyone who fulfils the conditions for being able to be selected as a member of a Parish Council in provs stayed silent. The right to vote have the same, as has the right to vote to the deanery committees, with the exception of representatives of electoral churches.
(3). As a representative of a candidate to the Diocesan provsterne is all provster employed in the diocese except for the Provost. The right to vote have all provster employed in the diocese.
(4). As a candidate for the diocesan priests are all priests, as a representative of the employed in the diocese. The right to vote have all priests employed in formed.
(5). Advisory Board shall lay down detailed rules on elections to the Diocesan, including on election organisation, implementation, etc.
(6). On the first Diocesan Council after new elections shall deliver the ward representatives who have not previously made a declaration as prescribed in section 7 of the law on the Parish Council, such a declaration.
(7). The Diocesan Council is quorate when at least half of the members are present. Decisions are taken by majority vote.
(8). Diocesan elects its President among Ward representatives.
(9). The Bishop is business manager of the Diocesan.
Paragraph 10. The Diocesan Administration assists the Diocesan Council of performing tasks.
Paragraph 11. Diocesan Council shall adopt its rules of procedure.
§ 23 a. Diocesan can for the sake of the ecclesiastical life make the decision to print an obligatory contribution from church coffers to finance activities in the diocese. The contribution may not exceed 1 per cent of the local equation in each equation areas in the diocese.
(2). The contribution shall be used in accordance with the Diocesan Council decision and can be used for the following activities:
1) communication between the diocese, Parish Council and priests.
2) dissemination of Christianity.
3) development projects in the field of education, diaconal, it, media, church music, and the like, including studies for the preparation of such projects.
(3). Advisory Board shall lay down detailed rules concerning the binding contributions, as far as budgetary, accounting, etc.
(4). The Diocesan's task on behalf of the churches and church councils to manage the priesthood for the Executive capital. Gravsteds funds shall be paid to the Church coffers after a serial principle.
(5). Advisory Board shall lay down detailed rules on the kapitalernes Board of Directors, including the Diocesan Council accountability, etc., the cost to the Board of Directors of the relevant capital be held after Church the Minister's determination of the revenue associated with capital management.
(6). Diocesan establishes the diocese Committee structure and determines whether that must be reduced, including a separate Committee for the safeguarding of it between work on the diocesan level kirkelige. '
The law shall enter into force on the 1. August 2009.
•Commission proposal for revi sion Church Ministry of law in Folketing year 2012-13.
The law does not apply to Greenland or the Faroe Islands.
Given at Christiansborg Palace, on 12. June 2009 Under Our Royal hand and Seal MARGRETHE r./Birthe Rønn Hornbech
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