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Clergy Pensions (Amendment) Measure 1972 (repealed)

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6 Power of General Synod to make further provision by regulations for clergy pensions.U.K.

[F1(1)The General Synod may, by regulations approved by the Synod under this section, make further provision with respect to—

(a)pensions and lump sum payments for or in respect of clergy and church workers:

(b)pensions for the widows, widowers and dependants of clergy and church workers;

(c)residences for retired clergy and church workers and for the spouses of retired clergy and church workers;

(d)residences for the widows, widowers and dependants of deceased clergy and church workers;

(e)any matter incidental or supplementary to the matters mentioned in paragraphs (a) to (d) above.]

(2)Such regulations may amend, replace and revoke any of the provisions of the [F2Church of England (Pensions) Measures 1961 to 1988], except the provisions mentioned in the next following subsection:

Provided that regulations approved under this section for the purpose of consolidating the law relating to pensions [F2and lump sum payments for or in respect of the clergy and church workers and to pensions for their widows, widowers]and dependants may include any such excepted provisions (other than this section) but neither those regulations nor any subsequent regulations shall alter the effect of any provisions so included.

[F3(3)The provisions excepted from the last preceding subsection are Part III (excluding sections 26(1) to (3A), 27 and 32A) and section 38 of the principal Measure, section 4 of the Clergy Pensions (Amendment) Measure 1967 and this section (“the excepted provisions”), together with interpretation provisions of the principal Measure so far as they relate to the excepted provisions; and any reference in the excepted provisions to any provision of the principal Measure which is amended or replaced by regulations approved under this section shall be construed as a reference to, or as including a reference to, that provision as amended or replaced by those regulations.]

[F4(4)Any regulations under this section shall be prepared by the Board and, with the concurrence of the Commissioners, shall be laid before the General Synod and shall not come into force until they have been approved by the General Synod, whether with or without amendment.

(4A)Where the Standing Committee of the General Synod determines that regulations laid before the General Synod under this section do not need to be debated by the Synod then, unless—

(a)notice is given by a member of the General Synod in accordance with its Standing Orders that he wishes the regulations to be debated, or

(b)notice is so given by any such member that he wishes to move an amendment to the regulations and at least twenty-five other members of the Synod indicate when the amendment is called that they wish the amendment to be moved,

the regulations shall for the purposes of this section be deemed to have been approved by the General Synod without amendment.]

(5)The M1Statutory Instruments Act 1946 shall apply to any regulations approved by the General Synod under this section as if they were a statutory instrument and were made when so approved, and as if this Measure were an Act providing that any such regulations shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.

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C1S. 6 extended (Provinces of Canterbury and York except Channel Islands and Isle of Man) (5.11.1993) by 1993 No. 3, s. 4(4).

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