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Care of Places of Worship Measure 1999

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6Interpretation

(1)In this Measure—

  • “building” includes any structure or erection, and any part of a building as so defined, but does not include plant or machinery comprised in a building;

  • “Council for the Care of Churches” means the body so named at the passing of this Measure or any body subsequently exercising the functions of that body under a different name or with a different constitution;

  • “episcopal house of residence” has the same meaning as in section 3 of the [6 & 7 Geo. 6 No.2.] Episcopal Endowments and Stipends Measure 1943;

  • “the list” means the list mentioned in section 1(1) above;

  • “monument” includes a tomb, gravestone or other memorial and any kerb or setting forming part thereof;

  • “prescribed” means prescribed by Schedule 1 to this Measure or by rules made under section 26(1) of the [1991 No. 1.] Care of Churches and Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction Measure 1991;

  • “relevant person or body” in relation to any building means the person or body entitled to make an application in respect of the building by virtue of paragraph 1 of Schedule 1 to this Measure.

(2)Any reference in this Measure to the consistory court of a diocese shall, in its application to the diocese of Canterbury, be construed as a reference to the commissary court thereof.

(3)For the purposes of this Measure, a place which is surrounded by or adjacent to one diocese and does not form part of that diocese shall be deemed to be situated within that diocese, and a place which is surrounded by or adjacent to two or more dioceses and does not form part of any of those dioceses shall be deemed to be situated within such one of them as the archbishop of the relevant province may direct.

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