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Church of England (Miscellaneous Provisions) Measure 1992 (No. 1)

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7Amendment of Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction Measure 1963

[1963 No. 1.] The Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction Measure 1963 shall have effect subject to the following amendments—

(a)in section 55 (deprivation of priest or deacon following certain proceedings in secular courts)—

(i)in subsection (2) the words from “, within twenty-eight days” to “conclusive,” shall be omitted;

(ii)in subsection (3) at the beginning there shall be inserted the words “Subject to the provisions of the following subsection” and the words “, within two months after the date mentioned in that subsection,” shall be omitted;

(iii)after subsection (3) there shall be inserted the following subsection—

(3A)A declaration shall not be made under this section after the expiry of the period of three years beginning with the date on which the sentence, decree, finding or order, as the case may be, becomes conclusive.;

(b)in section 56 (deprivation of bishop or archbishop following certain proceedings in secular courts)—

(i)in subsection (1) at the beginning there shall be inserted the words “Subject to the provisions of the following subsection” and the words from “, within two months” to “conclusive,” shall be omitted;

(ii)after subsection (1) there shall be inserted the following subsection—

(1A)A declaration shall not be made under this section after the expiry of the period of three years beginning with the date on which the sentence, decree, finding or order, as the case may be, becomes conclusive..

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