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Ecclesiastical Fees Measure 1986

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6 Ecclesiastical Judges and Legal Officers (Fees) Orders.E

(1)The Fees Advisory Commission may make recommendations as to the fees to be paid in respect of such duties performed by ecclesiastical judges and legal officers as are specified by the Commission [F1to such persons as are so specified, and the Commission may make an order to give effect to their recommendations].

[F2(1A)The Fees Advisory Commission may also make recommendations as to the fees to be paid in respect of such functions performed by Diocesan Advisory Committees and archdeacons in connection with proceedings or proposed proceedings to which this subsection applies as are specified by the Commission to such persons as are so specified, and an order made under subsection (1) above may give effect to those recommendations.

This subsection applies to proceedings for obtaining a faculty in respect of any building (including any monument, curtilage, object or structure belonging to it) which is subject to the faculty jurisdiction of a consistory court by virtue of section 3 of the Care of Places of Worship Measure 1999, not being a building which is subject to a sharing agreement made on behalf of the Church of England in pursuance of the Sharing of Church Buildings Act 1969.]

(2)Any order made under subsection (1) above may contain such incidental provisions as the Fees Advisory Commission considers necessary or desirable [F3, including provision for payments to be made in respect of reasonable expenses incurred by ecclesiastical judges and legal officers on travel, subsistence, accommodation and the holding of court hearings].

(3)Any order made under subsection (1) above shall be laid before the General Synod and shall not come into force until it has been approved by the General Synod, whether with or without amendment.

(4)Where the Standing Committee of the General Synod determines that an [F4order made under subsection (1) above] does not need to be debated by the General Synod, then, unless—

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

(b)notice is so given by any such member that he wishes to move an amendment to the order F5. . .,

the order shall for the purposes of subsection (3) above be deemed to have been approved by the General Synod without amendment.

(5)The M1Statutory Instruments Act 1946 shall apply to an [F4order made under subsection (1) above] approved by the General Synod as if it were a statutory instrument and were made when so approved and as if this Measure were an Act providing that any such order shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.

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Subordinate Legislation Made

P1S. 6: power conferred by s. 6 exercised by S.I. 1991/1756

S. 6: for previous exercises of power see Index to the Government Orders

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F4Words in s. 6(4)(5) substituted (prosp.) by 1999 No. 1, s. 4, Sch. 2 paras. 1, 3

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C1S. 6(4): Functions of Standing Committee transferred (1.1.1999) to Business Committee by S.I. 1998/1715, arts. 1(2)(4), 2, Sch. 1; Instrument dated 14.10.1998 made by Archbishops of Canterbury and York

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M11946. c. 36.

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