Rules framed under the CNl Constitution
Part-II, Cluzpter-IV, Section-IV, Clause 32
In case an independent Congregation desires to join the Church of North India,
the application shall be made to the Bishop of the Diocese in the territorial
jurisdiction of which the said Congregation is located.
application shall be accompanied by an affidavit sworn and signed by the
Office-bearers of the said Congregation declaring their desire to join the
Church of North India.
shall also be accompanied by a copy of the Minutes of the General Body meeting
wherein the resolution to join the Church of North India was passed, duly
signed by the Minister in charge and the Secretary of the said Congregation,
application will be considered by the Diocesan Executive Committee, and, if
approved, the Congregation will be received into the Diocese in a Service of
Reception. The Minister shall also be unified and issued with Licence! Authorization
by the Bishop, it being understood that the Minister has undergone a period of
orientation prior to hisJher unification.
Members of the said Congregation shall be required to sign a declaration of
assent to the Constitution of the Church of North India.
If the said Congregation is registered under any law of the land, it shall get
itself de-registered and shall transfer its immovable property, if any, to the
Church of North India Trust Association preferably before or at the time of its
joining the Church of North India.