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Dioceses, Pastoral and Mission Measure 2007

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32Power of bishop to formulate and submit proposals on certain matters

In section 14, after subsection (1), there shall be inserted the following subsection—

(1A)Any interested party shall be deemed to have consented to the proposals if the interested party has been provided with a copy of the proposals and notified in writing by the mission and pastoral committee—

(a)that the mission and pastoral committee should be informed in writing whether or not the interested party objects to the proposals within the period, not less than twenty-eight days after the service of the notice, specified in the notice,

(b)that, if the interested party does not inform the mission and pastoral committee as required by paragraph (a), that party will be deemed to have consented to the proposals, and

(c)that, if every interested party consents or is deemed to consent to the proposals, the mission and pastoral committee may proceed with the preparation of a draft order to give effect to the proposals, and the bishop may make the order, without further consultation..

33Withdrawal of scheme or order at request of bishop

For section 15 there shall be substituted the following section—

15Withdrawal of scheme or order at request of bishop

If the bishop of the diocese concerned or, in a case to which section 12, 13 or 14(2) applies, the bishops of the dioceses concerned, consider that any proposals or draft scheme or order should not be proceeded with, he or they may, after consulting the mission and pastoral committee or committees or (in a case to which section 13 applies) the joint boundary committee for the dioceses concerned, direct the committee or committees or, if a draft scheme or order is being considered by the Commissioners under section 5 or the Commissioners have been notified of a draft scheme or order under section 6(1), the Commissioners, not to proceed with the proposals or draft scheme or order, as the case may be, but without prejudice to the making of fresh proposals..

34Supplementary powers of Commissioners and mission and pastoral committees

For section 16(1) there shall be substituted the following subsections—

(1)The mission and pastoral committee may—

(a)at any time before it gives notice to the Commissioners of a draft scheme or order under section 6(1), except at any time after it has been submitted to the Commissioners under section 4(2) and before the Commissioners have discharged their functions under section 5, or

(b)where the mission and pastoral committee proceeds with the preparation of a draft order under section 14, at any time,

make such amendments to the proposals or the draft scheme or order as may appear to the committee to be necessary for the purpose of correcting any drafting mistake or omission.

(2)The Commissioners may—

(a)at any time after a draft scheme or order has been submitted to them under section 4(2) and before the Commissioners have discharged their functions under section 5, or

(b)at any time after notice is given to the Commissioners of a draft scheme or order under section 6,

make such amendments to the draft scheme or order as may appear to the Commissioners to be necessary for the purpose of correcting any drafting mistake or omission..

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