Episcopal Panel for Canon Law

Executive Secretary: Mrs Louise Zavone

GPO Box 368
Canberra ACT 2601

T: (02) 6201 9862
F: (02) 6247 6083
E: canon.law@catholic.org.au

Chairman
Bishop Robert McGuckin

Members
Bishop Anthony Randazzo
Bishop Christopher Saunders

Advising
Episcopal Panel for Canon Law

Mandate
Canon Law Reference Group

Areas of responsibility
The Group will assist the Episcopal Panel for Canon Law in the promotion of the life and mission of the Catholic Church in Australia in the area of Canon Law.

Number of members
The Panel will determine the number of members of the Group as required from time to time.

Appointment of members
Following the appointment of members to the Reference Group at the May plenary meeting of Conference, the Panel will appoint members for the proceeding triennial term and will report these appointments to the Conference at the November plenary meeting. The Panel may re-appoint members for up to two subsequent terms.

Appointment of Chairperson
The Panel Chairman will fill the role of Group Chair as required.

Engagement with Members
As the need arises, the Panel will engage with the appropriate member(s) of the Reference Group who will be asked to assist with the particular issues being examined.

Administrative Support
The General Secretariat will provide administrative support to the Group.