Article 15 - Authority of Executive Committee
Between sessions the Executive Committee shall manage the affairs of this Union Conference and may exercise such of the authority of this Union Conference in session as under this constitution are not exclusively exercisable by this Union Conference in session, but subject to this Constitution and any directions as to policy or otherwise and any regulations given or made by this Union Conference in session.
In particular and without prejudice to the general authority conferred by Section (a), the Executive Committee may between sessions exercise the authority of this Union Conference in session under Article 8 with regard to the real and personal property and revenues therein referred to.
The Executive Committee shall determine who are the approved ministers within the jurisdiction thereof, grant suitable credentials and licences to those who it shall consider suitable to serve in this Union Conference, and shall recommend for ordination or commissioning such persons as shall have given proof of their call to the ministry (in harmony with the policy of the General Conference). Any credentials, licences, or certificates granted or issued by the Executive Committee shall remain in force and be valid until the next regular session unless previously terminated by the Executive Committee.
The Executive Committee between sessions, in counsel with the Trans-European Division officers, may remove from office, for just and adequate cause, any officer of this Union Conference or from the Executive Committee any member thereof, provided that such action has the consent of at least twothirds of the members of the full Executive Committee by personal vote.
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- Article 1 - Name
- Article 2 - Territory
- Article 3 - Purpose
- Article 4 - Membership of Union Conference
- Article 5 - Sessions
- Article 6 - Delegates to Session
- Article 7 - Voting
- Article 8 - Authority of Session
- Article 9 - Session Committees
- Article 10 - Election
- Article 11 - Officers
- Article 12 - Departmental Directors
- Article 13 - Appointments
- Article 14 - Executive Committee
- Article 15 - Authority of Executive Committee
- Article 16 - Meetings and Notices
- Article 17 - Sources of Funds
- Article 18 - Application of Funds
- Article 19 - Budget, Salary Review & Audit
- Article 20 - Trustees
- Article 21 - Amendments
- Article 22 - Dissolution