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  • Mission and Pastoral Measure 2011

    A Measure passed by the General Synod of the Church of England to consolidate with corrections and minor improvements the Pastoral Measure 1983 and Parts 3 , 4 , 5 and 6 and section 61 of the Dioceses, Pastoral and Mission Measure 2007 , and related enactments which are designed to make better provision for the cure of souls. [24 th May 2011] Part

  • Care of Cathedrals Measure 2011

    A Measure passed by the General Synod of the Church of England to consolidate, with corrections and minor improvements, the Care of Cathedrals Measure 1990 , the Care of Cathedrals (Supplementary Provisions) Measure 1994 and the Care of Cathedrals (Amendment) Measure 2005 , and related enactments. [24 th May 2011] Part 1 General Principle 1 Duty to...

  • Vacancies in Suffragan Sees and Other Ecclesiastical Offices Measure 2010

    A Measure to amend the law with respect to the appointment of suffragan bishops; and with respect to appointments to fill vacancies in certain ecclesiastical offices to which Her Majesty has the right of presentation. [18 th March 2010] 1 Amendment of Suffragan Bishops Act 1534 Section 1 of the Suffragan Bishops Act 1534 (26 Hen. 8 c. 14) shall hav...

  • Crown Benefices (Parish Representatives) Measure 2010

    “(1 A) The following provisions of this Measure shall apply in relation to the selection of an incumbent to fill a vacancy in a benefice the patronage or any share in the patronage of which is vested in or exercisable by Her Majesty, whether in right of Her Crown or Her Duchy of Lancaster, or is vested in or exercisable by the possessor for the tim...

  • Church of England (Miscellaneous Provisions) Measure 2010

    A Measure to amend the New Parishes Measure 1943; to amend section 6 of the Church Commissioners Measure 1947; to amend section 2 of the Church Funds Investment Measure 1958; to amend section 21 of the Clergy Pensions Measure 1961; to amend section 2 of the Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction Measure 1963; to amend the Endowments and Glebe Measure 1976; to...

  • Ecclesiastical Offices (Terms of Service) Measure 2009

    (g) any person in holy orders who exercises his or her office or ministry in accordance with a licence from the bishop of the diocese in which the office is exercised issued under any Canon of the Church of England; and (h) any deaconess, reader or lay worker who exercises his or her office or ministry in accordance with a licence from the bishop o...

  • Church of England Pensions (Amendment) Measure 2009

    A Measure passed by the General Synod of the Church of England to extend from 31 st December 2011 to 31 st December 2018 the expiry of the period within which the Church Commissioners may make capital payments towards the cost of lump sums and pensions due to be paid or payable under certain pension and superannuation schemes; and for connected pur...

  • Church of England Marriage Measure 2008

    A Measure passed by the General Synod of the Church of England to enable persons to be married in a place of worship in a parish with which they have a qualifying connection; and for connected purposes. [22 nd May 2008] Be it enacted by the Queen’s most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and C...

  • Dioceses, Pastoral and Mission Measure 2007

    A Measure passed by the General Synod of the Church of England to further the mission of the Church of England and, in particular, to make new provision, in place of the Dioceses Measure 1978 and section 8 of the Church of England (Miscellaneous Provisions) Measure 1983 , for reviewing the provincial and diocesan structure of the Church of England

  • Pastoral (Amendment) Measure 2006

    “(2 A) Without prejudice to subsection (3)(a) , on an application by the incumbent of the benefice comprising or including the parish in which the church is situated or, where the benefice is vacant, the bishop in the name and on behalf of the incumbent in the corporate capacity of the incumbent, the court may grant a faculty for a lease to be gran...

  • Church of England (Miscellaneous Provisions) Measure 2006

    A Measure passed by the General Synod of the Church of England to amend the Parsonages Measure 1938; to amend the Church Commissioners Measure 1947; to amend the Diocesan Stipends Funds Measure 1953; to amend section 2 of the Church Funds Investment Measure 1958; to amend section 7 of the Church Property (Miscellaneous Provisions) Measure 1960; to

  • Church of England (Miscellaneous Provisions) Measure 2005

    A Measure passed by the General Synod of the Church of England to amend the Parsonages Measure 1938; to amend sections 6 and 11 of the Church Commissioners Measure 1947; to repeal section 7 of the Diocesan Stipends Funds Measure 1953; to amend section 8 of the Parochial Church Councils (Powers) Measure 1956; to amend section 20 of the Church Proper...

  • Care of Cathedrals (Amendment) Measure 2005

    (c) in paragraph (a) , for the words “chapter of the cathedral church” there shall be substituted the words “corporate body” and after the word “works”, in the first place where it occurs, there shall be inserted the words “, including works of repair or maintenance,”; (d) in paragraph (b) , for the words after “vested in” to the end there shall be...

  • Stipends (Cessation of Special Payments) Measure 2005

    A Measure passed by the General Synod of the Church of England to provide for the cessation of guaranteed annuities payable by the Church Commissioners to incumbents and certain other payments made to dioceses; to provide for the application of sums made available in consequence thereof; and for connected purposes. [24 th March 2004] 1 Cessation of...

  • Clergy Discipline Measure 2003

    A Measure passed by the General Synod of the Church of England to amend the law relating to ecclesiastical discipline, to amend section 3 of the Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction Measure 1963 and section 5(5) of the Ecclesiastical Judges and Legal Officers Measure 1976 , and for purposes connected therewith. [10 th July 2003] Introductory 1 Duty to have ...

  • Church of England (Pensions) Measure 2003

    A Measure passed by the General Synod of the Church of England to make provision for a General Purposes Fund of the Church of England Pensions Board and to amend the Clergy Pensions Measure 1961 and the Pensions Measure 1977; and for connected purposes. [6 th March 2003] 1 General Purposes Fund (1) The Church of England Pensions Board shall continu...

  • Synodical Government (Amendment) Measure 2003

    It shall be the duty of the pastoral committee of a diocese from time to time as may be directed by the bishop, and in any event at least once every five years, to review the arrangements for pastoral supervision in each conventional district in the diocese and, in cases where they consider it desirable, to make recommendations to the bishop in acc...

  • Churchwardens Measure 2001

    (2)(a) Where by virtue of a designation made by a pastoral scheme or otherwise a parish has more than one parish church, two churchwardens shall be appointed for each of the parish churches, and this Measure shall apply separately to each pair of churchwardens, but all the churchwardens shall be churchwardens of the whole parish except so far as th...

  • Church of England (Miscellaneous Provisions) Measure 2000

    A Measure passed by the General Synod of the Church of England to transfer certain functions of the Church Commissioners to diocesan bodies; to make provision for the performance of a rural dean’s functions during a vacancy, absence or illness; to enable dioceses to re-name rural deans as area deans; to amend section 1 of the Consecration of Church...

  • Care of Places of Worship Measure 1999

    A Measure passed by the General Synod of the Church of England to make provision in relation to the care of certain buildings used for or in connection with worship; and for purposes connected therewith. [30 th June 1999] 1 List of buildings affected by the Measure (1) It shall be the duty of the Council for the Care of Churches (hereinafter refer...

  • Cathedrals Measure 1999

    Any person or body on whom functions are conferred by or under this Measure shall, in exercising those functions, have due regard to the fact that the cathedral is the seat of the bishop and a centre of worship and mission. 2 Establishment of cathedral bodies For each cathedral there shall, as from the relevant date, be a body called “the Council”,...

  • National Institutions Measure 1998

    A Measure passed by the General Synod of the Church of England to make better provision for the establishment and functions of the national institutions of the Church of England and for the management of the assets thereof; and for purposes connected therewith. [2 nd July 1998] Archbishops' Council 1 Establishment of the Archbishops' Council (1) Th...

  • Pensions Measure 1997

    A Measure passed by the General Synod of the Church of England to make further provision in relation to pensions and related benefits for certain persons who are or have been in the service of the Church of England and their widows, widowers and dependants. [21 st March 1997] General provisions as to pension schemes 1 Past service and funded scheme...

  • Church of England (Miscellaneous Provisions) Measure 1995

    A Measure passed by the General Synod of the Church of England to make it lawful for Church of Ireland ministers to officiate in England; to provide for the appointment of lay canons in the Cathedral Church of Christ in Oxford; to enable the designation of archdeacon emeritus to be conferred; to amend the law relating to the resignation of deans, r...

  • Team and Group Ministries Measure 1995

    (3) In subsection (2) for the words from the beginning to “specified in the scheme” there shall be substituted the words “The office of rector in a team ministry shall be held by each holder thereof for the specified term of years”. (4) In subsection (3) for the words from “such term of years” to “bishop’s licence” there shall be substituted the wo...

  • Church of England (Legal Aid) Measure 1994

    A Measure passed by the General Synod of the Church of England to consolidate with amendments the provisions concerning legal aid contained in the Church of England (Legal Aid and Miscellaneous Provisions) Measure 1988. [21 st July 1994] 1 Legal Aid Fund and Legal Aid Commission (1) The General Synod shall continue to maintain the Legal Aid Fund to...

  • Care of Cathedrals (Supplementary Provisions) Measure 1994

    Subject to section 3(1) below, where it appears to the bishop of a diocese, whether of his own motion or on the advice of the Cathedrals Fabric Commission or on the basis of an allegation made by another person, that the administrative body of the cathedral church of the diocese may have committed or be intending to commit an act in contravention o...

  • Pastoral (Amendment) Measure 1994

    A Measure passed by the General Synod of the Church of England to amend the Pastoral Measure 1983 , in so far as it relates to redundant buildings and land annexed or belonging thereto, in connection with financial matters, with the removal of the legal effects of consecration, with the discharge and modification of covenants and with the annual re...

  • Priests (Ordination of Women) Measure 1993

    (1) It shall be lawful for the General Synod to make provision by Canon for enabling a woman to be ordained to the office of priest if she otherwise satisfies the requirements of Canon Law as to the persons who may be ordained as priests. (2) Nothing in this Measure shall make it lawful for a woman to be consecrated to the office of bishop. Part II...

  • Ordination of Women (Financial Provisions) Measure 1993
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