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Incumbents (Vacation of Benefices) (Amendment) Measure 1993 (No. 1)

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7Powers of bishop in cases of breakdown of pastoral relationship

In section 10 of the 1977 Measure (powers of bishop in cases of breakdown of pastoral relationship)—

(a)in subsection (2) for the word “shall” there shall be substituted the word “may”;

(b)in subsection (6) at the end there shall be inserted— and may, if he thinks fit, disqualify such of them as he thinks fit from being a church warden or member or officer of the parochial church council of the parish in question and of such other parishes in his diocese as he may specify during such period not exceeding five years as he may specify

(c)after subsection (6) there shall be inserted—

(6A)Where the bishop disqualifies a person who is or who becomes a lay member of a deanery synod, a diocesan synod, or the General Synod from being a member of a parochial church council during any period under subsection (6) above, that person shall not be a member of that council by virtue of that lay membership during that period, notwithstanding rule 12(1)(e) of the Church Representation Rules;

(d)at the end there shall be inserted—

(9)The bishop may revoke any disqualification effected under subsection (5) or (6) above..

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