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Repair of Benefice BuildingsE

12 Insurance.E

(1)It shall be the duty of the Board—

(a)to insure all the parsonage houses in their diocese against all such risks as are included in the usual form of houseowner’s policy relating to buildings; . . . F1

(b). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F2

and such insurance shall be effected with the Ecclesiastical Insurance Office Ltd. or such other insurance office as may be selected by the Board F3. . ..

(2)The Board shall make and prosecute all claims arising under any insurance policy effected under this section, and all moneys payable under any such policy shall be paid to the Board.

(3)If a liability in respect of damage to a parsonage house . . . F1 arises under any such policy, and the insurance office elects to pay the insurance money instead of making good the damage at the expense of the office, the Board shall, . . . F1, make good the damage . . . F1:

Provided that—

(a)the damage may be made good with such alterations as the Board may with the consent of the incumbent and [F4after consulting the registered patron]determine;

(b)the whole or part of the damage may, if the Board so determine with such consent [F5and after such consultation]as aforesaid, be not made good.

(4). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F2

(5)In this section, references to damage and the making good thereof shall include references to the destruction of the building in whole or in part and to the reinstatement thereof.