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Clergy Discipline (Amendment) Measure 2013

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4Convictions for criminal offences and matrimonial orders, etc.: priests and deacons

(1)Section 30 of the Measure is amended as follows.

(2)In subsection (1)—

(a)for paragraph (a) there is substituted the following paragraph—

(a)is convicted—

(i)whether in England or elsewhere, of any offence for which a sentence of imprisonment (including one which is not implemented immediately) is passed on him, or

(ii)of any offence, other than a summary offence, committed in England and Wales, or;

(b)in paragraph (b), after the words “order of” there is inserted the word “judicial”; and

(c)after paragraph (b), there is added the word “or” and the following paragraph—

(c)is included in a barred list,.

(3)After subsection (1) there is inserted the following subsection—

(1A)In this Measure “barred list” means the children’s barred list or the adults’ barred list established in accordance with section 2(1) of and Schedule 3 to the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006..

(4)In subsection (3), at the beginning there are inserted the words “Subject to subsection (3A) below,”, for the words “this section”, there are substituted the words “subsection (1)(a) or (b)” and for the word “sentence” there is substituted the word “conviction”.

(5)After subsection (3), there is inserted the following subsection—

(3A)The president of tribunals may, on application by the bishop of the relevant diocese, extend the period of two years referred to in subsection (3) above if, after consultation with the priest or deacon concerned, he is satisfied that the bishop did not know of the existence of the conviction or, as the case may be, of the decree absolute or order..

(6)In subsection (7)(a), for the word “sentence” there is substituted the word “conviction” and, at the end, there are added the words “or, as the case may be, the date of the decree absolute of divorce or the date of the order of judicial separation”.

(7)For the heading to section 30 there is substituted the following heading—

Convictions for criminal offences and matrimonial orders, etc.: priests and deacons.

(8)Subsection (2)(a) above, so far as it relates to section 30(1)(a)(ii), shall not have effect in relation to any conviction occurring before the date of the coming into force of that provision.

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