REGULATION 19: Of Lay Readers

1. See Provincial Canon 20.

2. On the application of an Incumbent, the Bishop may license to the Parish as a Lay Reader or a Catechist any communicant.

3. The license may be revoked at any time by the Bishop, and there shall be no appeal against such revocation.

4. The license unless revoked shall remain in force until the end of December next following the date of issue, but may be renewed from year to year if the Bishop so decides.

5. The Bishop may prescribe rules to be observed by Readers and Catechists; and acceptance of a License shall be deemed to imply a promise that the recipient will observe such rules to the best of his ability.