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Dioceses, Pastoral and Mission Measure 2007

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Section 64

SCHEDULE 6Transitional Provisions

1In this Schedule “the 1978 Measure” means the Dioceses Measure 1978 (1978 No. 1).

2Any reorganisation scheme made under section 6 and confirmed by Order in Council under section 7 of the 1978 Measure which is in force immediately before the coming into force of sections 7 and 8 above shall have effect as if it had been made under section 7 and confirmed by Order in Council under section 8 above.

3Any instrument made by a bishop under section 10 of the 1978 Measure or made under section 8 of the Church of England (Miscellaneous Provisions) Measure 1983 (1983 No. 2) which is in force immediately before the coming into force of sections 13 and 14 above shall have effect as if it had been made under section 13 or 14 above, as the case may be.

4Where any proposal has been made by a bishop under section 18 of the 1978 Measure to create a suffragan see which has not been approved by the General Synod under that section at the time of the coming into force of section 18 above the proposal shall be treated as if it had been made under section 18 above and the provisions of that section shall apply to the proposal accordingly.

5Any scheme made under section 11 of the 1978 Measure and in force immediately before the coming into force of section 13 above shall, notwithstanding the repeal of that section, continue in force, but the bishop of the diocese to which the scheme relates may, with the consent of the diocesan synod of that diocese, vary or revoke the scheme by an instrument in writing and—

(a)the said section 11 shall apply to an instrument varying the scheme as if it were a scheme made under section 11, and

(b)sections 12 and 13 of the 1978 Measure shall not apply to such an instrument.

6Where, on the coming into force of Parts III and IV of this Measure—

(a)any action has been taken under section 3 of the 1983 Measure with a view to making recommendations for the formulation of draft proposals for a pastoral scheme or order, or

(b)any such proposals have been formulated, or

(c)any draft pastoral scheme or order has been prepared under section 5 of the 1983 Measure, or

(d)any draft redundancy scheme has been prepared under section 50 of the 1983 Measure,

but no pastoral scheme or order, or redundancy scheme, as the case may be, has been made the 1983 Measure shall continue to apply as if this Measure had not been passed until any such scheme or order has been made, but, thereafter, any such scheme or order shall have effect as if it had been made under the 1983 Measure, as amended by this Measure.

7Any pastoral scheme or order or redundancy scheme made, but not revoked, on the coming into force of Parts III and IV of this Measure shall have effect as if made under the 1983 Measure as amended by this Measure.

8Any pastoral committee or diocesan redundant churches uses committee for any diocese shall continue in existence until a mission and pastoral committee is established for that diocese under section 52 above and the 1983 Measure shall have effect accordingly.

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