Dispensation is NOT required when:
The specified meeting date for a Lodge falls on a ‘Prohibited’ Day (i.e. Christmas Day, Good Friday or a Sunday), or a public holiday, and an alternative meeting date is arranged which is not more than seven days before, or after, the specified date.
(Craft: Rule 139 [b])
Additionally a fee is NOT required for a Dispensation for the following:
A Provincial request for the Lodge / Chapter to change the date of its Regular Meeting because of:
- the Provincial Annual Meeting / Half Yearly Meeting, or special events involving the RW Provincial Grand Master / ME Grand Superintendent;
- Hosted Visits;
- 3747 (Lodge and Chapter);
- 5712 Chapter;
- 8408 (Lodge and Chapter);
- Installed Masters’ Lodges / Installed
- Principals’ Chapters.