The administrative side of managing a parish ranges from property, finances and people. There are a range of documents to support parishes in carrying out the day to day operational functions of parish life.
This is the Act of Synod that governs how parishes can operate including areas such as the Annual General Meeting, pastoral and electoral rolls, eligibility for parish council, parish council structure and finance matters. This Act should be read in conjunction with the Parish Administration Handbook.
The Parish Administration Act 2010 (as amended) stipulates that certain financial records be retained, certain accounts be presented to the Parish, and that they be audited by an appropriate person. This policy explains what is required.
Please also click here for the User Guide that accompanies the policy.