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SHARING OF CHURCH BUILDINGS MEASURE 1970 (No. 2)

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2 Application to shared church buildings of powers of Church Commissioners and others under certain Measures.E+W+S+N.I.

(1)The powers of the Church Commissioners under the M1New Housing Areas (Church Buildings) Measure 1954 [F2and section 2(1) of the Church Commissioners (Assistance for Priority Areas) Measure 1988.] to make grants or loans in respect of church buildings used or to be used wholly or mainly for purposes connected with the Church of England shall be exercisable in respect of any church buildings shared or to be shared by the Church of England under a sharing agreement, being buildings which under the agreement are or will be owned by the Church of England only or jointly owned by that Church and any other Church.

(2)The powers of the Church Commissioners under section 13 of the M2New Parishes Measure 1943 (which provides for the acquisition by them of certain church buildings or sites therefor or other land) and the powers of certain corporations and persons under sections 14 and 15 of the said Measure to grant buildings or land to the said Commissioners for the purposes mentioned in the said section 13, shall apply to church buildings which under a sharing agreement are to be owned or continue to be owned by the Church of England only, and to land required as sites for such buildings or for purposes connected therewith, and sections 16 to 19 of the said Measure shall apply accordingly to such buildings and land.

(3)The powers under section 14(1) and (2) and section 15 of the said Measure shall also apply to church buildings which under a sharing agreement are to be jointly owned by the Church of England and any other Church, and to land required as sites for or otherwise in connection with such church buildings, with the modification that for the references to the said Commissioners there shall be substituted references to the trustees or custodian trustee in whom the building or land is to be vested, and section 18 of the said Measure shall apply to instruments made by virtue of this subsection.

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3 Interpretation.E+W+S+N.I.

In this Measure, the following expressions have the meanings hereby respectively assigned to them, that is to say:—

  • consecrated” means consecrated for the purpose of public worship according to the rites and ceremonies of the Church of England;

  • parsonage house” and “pastoral scheme” have the same meanings as in the M3Pastoral Measure 1968;

  • sharing agreement” and “church building” have the same meanings as in the M4Sharing of Church Buildings Act 1969, and references to the ownership of church buildings shall be construed in the same manner as in that Act.

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4 Short title and extent.E+W+S+N.I.

(1)This Measure may be cited as the Sharing of Church Buildings Measure 1970.

(2)This Measure shall extend to the Provinces of Canterbury and York except the Channel Islands and Isle of Man.

(3)Section 2(1) and the third paragraph of section 3 of this Measure may be extended to the Isle of Man by an Act of Tynwald, subject to such exceptions, adaptations and modifications, if any, as may be specified in that or any subsequent Act of Tynwald.

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