Notice of Revision of Electoral Roll 2020

REVISION OF CHURCH ELECTORAL ROLL

Notice is hereby given:

that the Church Electoral Roll of the Parish of St Katharine with St Nicholas, Southbourne (otherwise known as 'Bournemouth: St Katharine'), will be revised by the Parochial Church Council of the Parish beginning on  Sunday the twentieth day of September 2020, and ending on Saturday the third day of October 2020.

After the revision, a notice indicating the roll has revision has been completed and that a copy of the roll will be available for inspection on receipt of a reasonable request being made to the Church council, will be posted for 14 days near the entrance to both churches in the parish.

 

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

(a) is baptised,

(b) is aged 16 or over, and

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

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.

Important: You do not need to re-apply to be on the Electoral Roll this year, if you are already on the Electoral Roll of the parish. The Parish Electoral Roll is not to be confused with Local Council Electoral Roll, used for local governance and General Elections etc.

Application Forms for enrolment can be obtained from the Church Electoral Roll Officer, Mrs Tricia Sullivan, who can be contacted via the Parish Office. 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.