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St Paul's Cathedral - Draft Instrument notice - Cathedrals Measure 1999

NOTICE is given that the Council of the Cathedral Church of St Paul in London (St Paul’s Cathedral) has prepared a draft Instrument with the intention of revising the Cathedral’s Constitution which was made under the Cathedrals Measure 1999.

Direction and oversight of the administration of the affairs of the Cathedral is the responsibility of the Chapter. Chapter consists of the Dean, the Residentiary Canons and also three additional persons appointed jointly by the Bishop of London and the Dean of whom not less than two must be lay persons. The object of the draft Instrument is to increase the number of additional persons from three to four and the number who must be lay from two to three.

A copy of the draft Instrument which the Council has prepared to put this change into effect may be inspected at The Chapter House, St Paul’s Churchyard, London EC4M 8AD during normal office hours. 

It is also available to view HERE

Any person may make written representations about the proposed change and the draft Instrument. Representation should be sent to the Registrar at The Chapter House, St Paul’s Churchyard, London EC4M 8AD or by email to and must be received by close of business on Friday 15 November 2013. The Council will consider any representations received before deciding whether to make the Instrument in the published or in an amended form.

N J Cottam
for and on behalf of the Council of St Paul’s Cathedral

Date: 18 October 2013