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In February, the Synod revised the draft legislation on clergy terms of service. Attention was chiefly focused on the parts of the draft Ecclesiastical Offices (Terms of Service) Measure dealing with the vesting of parsonage houses; in the event, the Synod voted to reject those provisions under which ownership of parsonage houses would have been transferred from the incumbent to the diocesan parsonages board. In contrast, the draft of the Regulations to be made under the Measure, which will specify the detailed terms of service, was accepted without amendment.