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Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction and Care of Churches Measure 2018

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80Interpretation of Part 4

(1)In this Part, unless otherwise indicated—

  • “advisory committee” means—

    (a)

    in relation to a diocese, the Diocesan Advisory Committee of that diocese;

    (b)

    in relation to an archdeaconry, the Diocesan Advisory Committee of the diocese in which the archdeaconry is situated;

  • “article” includes anything affixed to land or a building, and a reference to an article includes a reference to part of an article;

  • “building” includes a structure or erection, and a reference to a building includes a reference to part of a building;

  • “church” includes a building which is licensed for public worship according to the rites and ceremonies of the Church of England and is subject to the faculty jurisdiction;

  • “land” includes buildings but, subject to that, the definition of that word in Schedule 1 to the Interpretation Act 1978 does not apply;

  • “minister”, in the case of a parish in which a special cure of souls has been assigned to a vicar in a team ministry by a scheme under the Mission and Pastoral Measure 2011 or by licence from the bishop, means that vicar;

  • “minister”, in the case of a parish not of that description, means—

    (a)

    the incumbent of the benefice comprising the parish, or

    (b)

    a curate licensed to the charge of the parish or a minister acting as priest-in-charge of the parish, where rights of presentation are suspended;

  • “parish” means—

    (a)

    an ecclesiastical parish, or

    (b)

    a district which is constituted as a conventional district for the cure of souls;

  • “parish church” does not include a parish church which is a cathedral to which the Care of Cathedrals Measure 2011 applies;

  • “restoration order” has the meaning given in section 72.

(2)A notice, order or other document required by this Part to be served on or sent or given to a person may be served, sent or given by post, by delivering it to the person, or by leaving it at the person’s proper address; and for that purpose and the purposes of section 7 of the Interpretation Act 1978, a person’s proper address is that person’s last known address.

(3)Nothing in this Part prejudices or affects the provisions of—

(a)the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Areas Act 1979,

(b)the Town and Country Planning Act 1990,

(c)the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990, or

(d)an instrument made under an Act referred to in paragraph (a), (b) or (c).

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