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Dioceses Measure 1978

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Dioceses Commission

    1. 1. Dioceses Commission.

    2. 2. Advisory functions of the Commission.

    3. 3. Preparation, etc. of reorganisation schemes by the Commission.

  3. Procedure for making reorganisation schemes

    1. 4. Application for reorganisation scheme.

    2. 5. Preparation of draft scheme by the Commission.

    3. 6. Making of reorganisation scheme.

    4. 7. Confirmation of scheme by Order in Council.

    5. 8. Supplementary provisions with respect to reorganisation schemes.

  4. Temporary provisions with respect to membership of Convocations, etc. after coming into force of reorganisation scheme

    1. 9. Power of General Synod to make temporary provision with respect to membership of Convocations, etc.

  5. Provisions with respect to the discharge of episcopal functions

    1. 10. Temporary delegation by instrument of certain functions to suffragan bishop.

    2. 11. Permanent provision by scheme with respect to discharge of episcopal functions.

    3. 12. Making of scheme under s. 11.

    4. 13. Variation, etc. of scheme under s. 11.

    5. 14. Special provision with respect to rights of collation.

    6. 15. Abolition of power to commission suffragan bishop.

    7. 16. Provision with respect to Acts, etc. which confer functions on diocesan bishop.

  6. Area Synods

    1. 17. Provision for constituting area synods for episcopal areas.

  7. Creation or revival of suffragan sees

    1. 18. Provisions with respect to creation or revival of suffragan sees.

  8. Provisions with respect to discharge of functions of certain bodies corporate, etc.

    1. 19. Schemes with respect to discharge of functions of diocesan bodies corporate, etc.

    2. 20. Further provisions with respect to schemes under s. 19.

  9. Miscellaneous and Supplemental

    1. 21. Power of Commissioners to pay stipend, etc. of certain bishops.

    2. 22. Provisions with respect to cathedral church of new diocese.

    3. 23. Amendment of certain provisions of reorganisation scheme by other schemes.

    4. 24. Interpretation.

    5. 25. Short title, commencement and extent.

    1. SCHEDULE

      Contents of Reorganisation Schemes

      1. Preliminary

        1. 1.In this Schedule, except where the context otherwise requires, “a...

      2. Provisions relating to bishopric

        1. 2.A scheme by which a new bishopric is to be...

        2. 3.The Schedule to this Measure, which sets out the provisions...

      3. Provisions relating to cathedral church, etc.

        1. 4.(1) A scheme by which a new diocese is to...

        2. 5.(1) A scheme by which a diocese is to be...

      4. Provisions relating to suffragan bishoprics, etc.

        1. 6.A scheme may provide for vacating the office of a...

        2. 7.(1) A scheme may make the like provision as may...

      5. Provisions relating to archdeaconries and deaneries

        1. 8.(1) A scheme by which a new diocese is to...

        2. 9.A scheme by which a diocese or archdeaconry is to...

      6. Provisions relating to patronage

        1. 10.A scheme shall provide for transferring to the bishop of...

      7. Provisions relating to diocesan synods and other bodies

        1. 11.(1) A scheme by which a new diocese is to...

        2. 12.A scheme by which a new diocese is to be...

        3. 13.A scheme by which a diocese is to be dissolved...

      8. Provisions relating to chancellors and registrars

        1. 14.A scheme by which a diocese is to be dissolved...

      9. Provisions relating to property

        1. 15.(1) A scheme by which a new diocese is to...

        2. 16.A scheme by which a new diocese is to be...

        3. 17.Paragraphs 15 and 16 above shall apply to a scheme...

      10. Provisions relating to records

        1. 18.A scheme may make provision for the transfer to the...

      11. Provisions relating to compensation

        1. 19.A scheme which provides for conferring rights to compensation on...

      12. Provisions relating to proceedings in consistory court

        1. 20.A scheme by which a diocese is to be dissolved...

      13. Provisions relating to supplementary, etc. matters

        1. 21.(1) A scheme may make such supplementary, incidental, consequential or...

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