Constitution and Statutes

August 3, 2020

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Winchester Cathedral has prepared two draft Instruments with the intention of revising its Constitution and Statutes.

The object of the draft Instruments is to make provision for the appointment of a Chief Operating Officer and Chief Finance Officer to replace the Receiver General on her retirement, and to make provision for a potential increase in the number of lay members of the Chapter.

You can view the draft Instruments below:

Draft Instrument for Constitution (PDF)

Draft Instrument for Statutes (PDF)

The Constitution and Statutes they are intended to amend are below:

Winchester Cathedral Constitution (PDF)

Winchester Cathedral Statutes (PDF)

Any person may make written representations about the proposed changes and the draft Instrument. Representations should be sent to the Chairman of the Cathedral Council at the Cathedral Office 9 The Close Winchester Hampshire SO23 9LS and must be received by 7 September 2020.

The Council will consider any representations received before deciding whether to make the Instrument in the published or in an amended form.