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Electoral Roll Revision 2021



Notice is hereby given that the Church Electoral Roll of the above parish will be revised by the Parochial Church Council, beginning on SUNDAY the 11th day of APRIL 2020, and ending on SUNDAY the 25th day of APRIL 2020.


After the revision, a copy of the Roll will be published by the Parochial Church Council on church noticeboards for at least 14 days and a copy of the Roll will be available for inspection on a reasonable request being made to the Council.


Under the Church Representation Rules any lay persons are entitled to have their names entered on the roll if the person—

(a) is baptised,

(b) is aged 16 or over, and

(c) has made one of the following three declarations and duly applied for enrolment.


The first declaration is that the person is a member of the Church of England or of a Church in communion with it and is resident in the parish.


The second declaration is that the person is a member of the Church of England or of a Church in communion with it, is not resident in the parish, but has habitually attended public worship in the parish during the preceding six months.


The third declaration is that the person is a member in good standing of a Church which is not in communion with the Church of England but subscribes to the doctrine of the Holy Trinity and is also a member of the Church of England and has habitually attended public worship in the parish during the preceding six months.


Application Forms for enrolment can be obtained from the Church Electoral Roll Officer or downloaded here. Signed, printed forms can be sent to: The Parish Office, St Dunstan's Church, Church, Cheam, SM3 8QJ or scanned and emailed to office@cheamparish.org.uk. The forms will be forwarded to the relevant Electoral Roll.


In order for a person to be entitled to attend the annual parochial church meeting and to take part in its proceedings, an Application Form for enrolment must be returned by the date shown above for the ending of the revision of the Church Electoral Roll by the Parochial Church Council.


Any error discovered in the Roll should at once be reported to the Church Electoral Roll Officer.


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