The Ordinary General Assembly elects from among its members a Control Commission made up of 4 members (two priests and two lay people) appointed for 3 years following the same procedure as the members of the Board of Directors. Cumulation is not authorized.
This Commission is responsible for:
- carrying out an annual audit of the Archdiocese’s accounting procedures and documents, possibly assisted by a chartered accountant.
- carrying out an audit of the application of the control plan on the budgets of the parishes, to report thereon to the C.A. and to draw up a report on its activities which it presents to the Ordinary General Assembly
- if necessary, to propose changes in management technique
The Disciplinary Commission (Ecclesiastical Tribunal) is made up of four members chosen by the Archbishop from among the priests, of whom at least two must have a license in Orthodox theology.
The Disciplinary Commission has the following tasks:
- to examine the validity of religious marriages
- to recognize the dissolution of religious marriage in marriages between spouses of Orthodox religion as well as in marriages between Orthodox and spouse of another Christian denomination
- to examine applications for adoption in religious affiliation
- to make corrections to the parish registers (in the event that an error would be detected on these registers
- to examine at first instance, at the request of the Archbishop or the Council of the Archdiocese, cases concerning infringements of ecclesial rules and discipline which, in accordance with the regulations of the Orthodox Church, require submission to the judgment of ecclesial authority and in which clerics or lay people are involved
- to examine, at the request of the Archbishop or on the advice of the Control Commission, any infringement of ecclesial rules concerning donations, legacies and wills