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Care of Places of Worship Measure 1999

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3Effect of inclusion in the list

(1)The following provisions shall have effect with respect to buildings included in the list.

(2)The building and any object or structure fixed to it shall be subject to the faculty jurisdiction of the consistory court of the diocese in which the building is situated and the provisions of any Measure, rules or other instrument relating to the faculty jurisdiction (except section 7 of the [1964 No.5.] Faculty Jurisdiction Measure 1964 and section 11(1) to (7) of the [1991 No. 1.] Care of Churches and Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction Measure 1991) shall apply in relation to the building and any such object or structure.

(3)In the case of a building falling within paragraph (b) of section 1(2) above (episcopal houses of residence), section 46(1) of the [1963 No. 1.] Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction Measure 1963 shall have effect as if the proviso were omitted.

(4)Except in the case of a building falling within paragraph (b) of section 1(2) above (episcopal houses of residence), the provisions of the [3&4 Eliz.2 No. 1.] Inspection of Churches Measure 1955 (other than sections 1A, 2(2) and (3), 3, 4 and 5) shall apply in relation to the building as if the building were a church:

  • Provided that, in the application of those provisions in relation to the building,—

    (a)

    section 1(2)(d) shall have effect as if for the words from “parochial church council” to “that parish” there were substituted the words “Council for the Care of Churches,”;

    (b)

    section 2 shall have effect as if—

    (i)

    for subsection (1) there were substituted the following subsection—

    (1)Where the archdeacon of any archdeaconry finds that a church in his archdeaconry has not been inspected to his satisfaction by a qualified person for a period of at least five years, he shall notify the Council for the Care of Churches of that fact.;

    (ii)

    in subsection (2) for the words “notice was served” there were substituted the words “notification was made”;

    (c)

    in the case of a building which is part of a prison, references to the archdeacon shall be construed as references to the Chaplain-General of Prisons.

(5)If a chapel forming part of Lambeth Palace is included in the list—

(a)the Vicar-General’s court of the province of Canterbury shall, for the purposes of subsection (2) above, exercise the faculty jurisdiction of the consistory court in relation to the chapel (the registrar of the province of Canterbury acting as registrar of the Vicar-General’s court) and references to a consistory court or to the registrar of a diocese in any Measure, rules or other instrument relating to the faculty jurisdiction shall be construed accordingly;

(b)the Council shall, in the application of any such Measure, rules or other instrument, discharge the functions of the Diocesan Advisory Committee.

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