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Cathedrals Measure 1999

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36Construction of references to dean and chapter, etc

(1)Any reference in an enactment, instrument or other document to any of the following bodies of a cathedral, that is to say—

  • the dean and chapter,

  • the administrative chapter,

  • the administrative body,

  • the cathedral chapter,

  • the capitular body,

  • the cathedral council,

shall, unless the context otherwise requires or this Measure otherwise provides, be construed as a reference to the Chapter of the cathedral.

(2)Any reference in an enactment mentioned below to a chapter, cathedral chapter, dean and chapter (or the corporation thereof) or capitular body shall be construed as a reference to the corporate body of the cathedral—

[39&40Geo.3c.41.] Ecclesiastical Leases Act 1800section 1
[6&7Will.4c.20.] Ecclesiastical Leases Act 1836section 1
[6&7Will.4c.64.] Ecclesiastical Leases (Amendment) Act 1836section 1
[3&4Vict.c.113.] Ecclesiastical Commissioners Act 1840sections 68 and 84
[15&16Geo.5 c.24.] Universities and College Estates Act 1925section 37
[1967 c. 88.] Leasehold Reform Act 1967section 31
[1982 c. 53.] Administration of Justice Act 1982section 41(3)
[1983 No. 1.] Pastoral Measure 1983Schedule 3, paragraph 7(1)
[1993 c. 28.] Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993Schedule 2, paragraph 8 and Schedule 14, paragraph 11.

(3)Any reference in an enactment, instrument or other document to a parish church cathedral shall, unless the context otherwise requires or this Measure otherwise provides, be construed as a reference to a cathedral in respect of which, immediately before the relevant date, there was no corporate body known as the dean and chapter.

(4)Any reference in an enactment, instrument or other document to the provost of a cathedral shall, unless the context otherwise requires, be construed as a reference to the dean of the cathedral.

(5)Any reference in an enactment, instrument or other document to capitular revenues or capitular funds in relation to a cathedral shall be construed as a reference to the revenues or funds (respectively) of the cathedral.

(6)Nothing in this section applies in relation to Westminster Abbey, St George’s Chapel, Windsor or the cathedral church of Christ in Oxford.

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