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Mission and Pastoral Measure 2011

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part 1 General duty

    1. 1.General duty

  3. Part 2 Mission and pastoral committees

    1. 2.Appointment of mission and pastoral committees

    2. 3.Functions of mission and pastoral committees

    3. 4.Conventional districts

  4. Part 3 Procedure for making pastoral schemes and pastoral orders other than pastoral church buildings schemes

    1. 5.Introduction

    2. Procedure for schemes and orders affecting a single diocese

      1. 6.Formulation and submission to bishop of draft proposals

      2. 7.Approval by bishop of draft proposals and preparation of draft scheme

      3. 8.Consideration of draft scheme or order by Commissioners

      4. 9.Notice and publication of draft schemes or orders

      5. 10.Amendment of draft schemes or orders

      6. 11.Making of schemes or orders

      7. 12.Appeals to the Privy Council

      8. 13.Transmission of copies of scheme or order

      9. 14.Validity and operation of schemes and orders

    3. Modified procedure for schemes and orders affecting more than one diocese

      1. 15.Limited extension of diocesan proposals and schemes to other dioceses

      2. 16.Joint boundary committees

    4. Supplementary

      1. 17.Power of bishop to formulate and submit proposals on certain matters

      2. 18.Withdrawal of scheme or order at request of bishop

      3. 19.Supplementary powers of Commissioners, mission and pastoral committees and joint boundary committees

  5. Part 4 Procedure for making pastoral church buildings schemes

    1. Procedure for schemes

      1. 20.Introduction

      2. 21.Formulation and submission to bishop of draft proposals

      3. 22.Approval by bishop of draft proposals

      4. 23.Amendment of proposals and preparation of draft scheme

      5. 24.Notice and publication of draft schemes

      6. 25.Amendment of draft schemes

      7. 26.Making of schemes

      8. 27.Transmission of copies of scheme

      9. 28.Application of provisions of Part 3 to pastoral church buildings schemes

      10. 29.Withdrawal of scheme at request of bishop

      11. 30.Supplementary powers of Commissioners and mission and pastoral committees

  6. Part 5 Contents and effect of pastoral schemes and orders

    1. Changes in benefices, parishes, extra-parochial places, archdeaconries and deaneries

      1. 31.Creation, alteration or dissolution of benefices, parishes and extra-parochial places

      2. 32.Holding of benefices in plurality

      3. 33.Archdeaconries and deaneries

    2. Team and group ministries

      1. 34.Establishment of team ministries

      2. 35.Establishment of group ministries

      3. 36.Termination and alteration of team ministries and group ministries

    3. Other provisions as to clergy and ministry

      1. 37.Status and duties of new benefices

      2. 38.Designation, selection and admission of certain incumbents

      3. 39.Operation of schemes dispossessing clergy or dissolving archdeaconries or deaneries

      4. 40.Compensation of clergy

    4. Churches, churchyards and parsonage houses

      1. 41.Provisions as to parish churches

      2. 42.Closure of churches for regular public worship

      3. 43.Places of worship

      4. 44.Use of certain churchyards and burial grounds

      5. 45.Parsonage houses

    5. Patronage

      1. 46.Provisions as to patronage

    6. Endowments, stipends and other remuneration

      1. 47.Provisions as to endowments, income, etc.

    7. Provisions as to sinecures

      1. 48.Sinecure rectories and chapelries

    8. Pastoral schemes affecting more than one diocese

      1. 49.Limited extension of pastoral schemes to other dioceses

      2. 50.Schemes for the alteration of diocesan boundaries

    9. Pastoral orders

      1. 51.Powers exercisable by pastoral order

    10. Supplementary

      1. 52.Supplementary provisions of pastoral schemes and orders

      2. 53.Amendment and revocation of pastoral schemes and orders

      3. 54.Application of Schedule 3 containing supplementary provisions and powers

  7. Part 6 Buildings closed for regular public worship

    1. Appointment of statutory bodies for buildings closed for regular public worship

      1. 55.Functions of mission and pastoral committee concerning buildings closed for regular public worship

      2. 56.Commissioners to appoint Committee with duties in respect of buildings closed for regular public worship

      3. 57.Appointment of Churches Conservation Trust

    2. Provisions for future use of buildings closed for regular public worship in pastoral church buildings schemes

      1. 58.Provision by pastoral church buildings scheme for appropriation or demolition of church to be closed for regular public worship to be replaced by new church

      2. 59.Other provision by pastoral church buildings scheme for church to be closed for regular public worship

      3. 60.No other cases to be dealt with by pastoral church buildings schemes

    3. Pastoral (church buildings disposal) schemes

      1. 61.Use seeking period

      2. 62.Procedure for making pastoral (church buildings disposal) schemes

      3. 63.Contents of pastoral (church buildings disposal) schemes

      4. 64.Application of remainder of proceeds of sales and other disposals

      5. 65.Orders of Commissioners determining or varying payments to Churches Conservation Trust

      6. 66.Pastoral (church buildings disposal) schemes in respect of churches closed or demolished otherwise than under this Measure

      7. 67.Schemes under the Charities Act 1993 for redundant chapels belonging to charities

      8. 68.Churches not to be closed or disposed of otherwise than under this Measure

    4. Amendment and revocation of pastoral (church buildings disposal) schemes and provisions in pastoral church buildings schemes relating to closure of buildings for regular public worship

      1. 69.Amendment of pastoral (church buildings disposal) schemes and provisions

      2. 70.Restoration of building closed for regular public worship to use as church building

    5. Vesting of property and other supplementary provisions

      1. 71.Vesting of property

      2. 72.Rights of way and other easements

      3. 73.Acquisition of rights of way and other easements

      4. 74.Removal of legal effects of consecration of buildings and land

      5. 75.Power to impose and enforce covenants

      6. 76.Disposal of font, communion table and plate, and other contents

      7. 77.Trusts for the repair etc. of buildings closed for regular public worship and contents

      8. 78.Disposal of human remains

    6. Preservation of churches closed for regular public worship by the Secretary of State

      1. 79.Transfer of churches closed for regular public worship

  8. Part 7 Mission

    1. Mission initiatives

      1. 80.Mission initiatives

      2. 81.Visitors

      3. 82.Supplementary provisions

      4. 83.Review of duration of mission initiatives and further provisions

      5. 84.Code of Practice

  9. Part 8 Miscellaneous and General

    1. Restrictions on presentation

      1. 85.Suspension of presentation for period not exceeding five years

      2. 86.During suspension period sequestration of profits, appointment of priest in charge and management of property

      3. 87.Restrictions on presentation pending the making of pastoral schemes and orders

      4. 88.Modification of Patronage (Benefices) Measure 1986 where presentation is suspended or restricted

      5. 89.Suspension of new rights of patronage

    2. Miscellaneous provisions

      1. 90.Priest in charge to replace incumbent as trustee of certain charities during vacancy in benefice, etc.

      2. 91.Induction in one parish church

      3. 92.Grant of land for new churches etc. and vesting of certain churches

    3. Administrative provisions

      1. 93.Diocesan pastoral accounts

      2. 94.Payment of expenses from diocesan pastoral accounts and application of moneys

      3. 95.Temporary maintenance account

      4. 96.Power of Commissioners to determine boundaries

      5. 97.Power of Commissioners to determine questions relating to patronage

      6. 98.Powers of Commissioners to seek information and give advice

      7. 99.Assistant curates

      8. 100.Application to benefices in the patronage of the Crown or Duke of Cornwall

      9. 101.Provision as to notices and other documents

      10. 102.Patrons who are minors

      11. 103.Provisions where there is no parochial church council, incumbent, etc.

    4. General provisions

      1. 104.Pluralities not be authorised except under this Measure

      2. 105.Meaning of “benefice” and “parish”

      3. 106.General interpretation

      4. 107.Saving for planning legislation

      5. 108.Provisions as to guild churches

      6. 109.Churches etc. affected by private and local Acts

      7. 110.Transitional provisions

      8. 111.Repeals

      9. 112.Short title, extent and commencement

    1. Schedule 1

      Constitution and Procedure of the Mission and Pastoral Committee

    2. Schedule 2

      Appeals to the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council

    3. Schedule 3

      Supplementary Provisions Relating to Matters Arising out of Pastoral Schemes and Orders

    4. Schedule 4

      Compensation of Clergy

    5. Schedule 5

      The Churches Conservation Trust

    6. Schedule 6

      Disposal of Human Remains

    7. Schedule 7

      Sequestration of Benefice Property during Suspension Period

    8. Schedule 8

      Transitional Provisions

    9. Schedule 9

      Repeals

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