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Repair of Benefice Buildings Measure 1972

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21 Additions and alterations to parsonage houses and glebe buildings.E

(1)An incumbent shall not make any additions or alterations to the buildings of a parsonage house . . . F1[F2until after he has F3. . .obtained the consent of the Board], and if he does so, the Board may by notice require him or his personal representative to restore the buildings to the condition in which they were before, and, on receipt of the notice, the incumbent or his personal representative shall restore the buildings as directed by the notice.

(2)If the incumbent or his personal representative refuses or neglects to comply with the notice, the Board may, if they think fit, execute such works as may be necessary to restore the buildings as aforesaid, and the powers of entry conferred by section 11 of this Measure shall apply for that purpose, and the cost of the works shall be recoverable as a debt due to the Board from the incumbent or his personal representative.

(3)Before refusing their consent under this section, the Board shall give notice to the incumbent of their intention to do so F4...

[F5(4)Before making additions or alterations to the buildings of a parsonage house the incumbent shall consult the registered patron (as defined in section 39(1) of the Patronage (Benefices) Measure 1986), if any, of the benefice and, in the case of a parsonage house which is occupied by a person who is a member of the team in a team ministry established by a pastoral scheme under the Pastoral Measure 1983 and not by the incumbent, that person also.]

[F6(5)Any notice under this section shall inform the incumbent or the person or representative as the case may be, of the right to make representations and the date by which the representations must be made, which shall be not less than one month from the date on which the notice is sent, and section 4(5) above shall apply to the consideration of any representations duly made and the Board shall then decide whether or not to proceed with the notice.]

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F4Words in s. 21(3) omitted (1.6.2005) by virtue of Church of England (Miscellaneous Provisions) Measure 2005 (No. 3), s. 11(2), Sch. 2 para. 11(a); S.I. 2005/2, Instrument made by Archbishops

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