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Church Property Measure 2018

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 Parsonage land

    1. Dealings in parsonage house etc.

      1. 1.Sale, exchange or demolition of parsonage house

      2. 2.Construction, purchase or improvement of parsonage house

      3. 3.Consent to dealing under section 1 or 2

      4. 4.Vacancy in benefice: division, improvement etc. of parsonage house

      5. 5.Representations, reports, etc.

      6. 6.Leasing

      7. 7.Leases of excluded parts made before 1 April 1978

      8. 8.Transfer to DBF

      9. 9.Return of gift of land to be used for parsonage house

      10. 10.Loans by Church Commissioners

    2. Status of parsonage house etc.

      1. 11.Certification etc.

    3. Procedure

      1. 12.Conveyancing formalities

      2. 13.Proceeds of sale etc.

      3. 14.Registered patron where benefice vested in Crown or bishop

    4. Supplementary

      1. 15.Rules

  3. PART 2 Glebe land

    1. Responsibility for land

      1. 16.General functions of DBF

    2. Management and acquisition

      1. 17.Land management scheme

      2. 18.Land management scheme: suspension

      3. 19.Acquisition and appropriation

    3. Dealings

      1. 20.Dealings

      2. 21.Consent to dealings

      3. 22.Notice of proposed dealing

      4. 23.Grants and appropriations

      5. 24.Loans by Church Commissioners

    4. Procedure

      1. 25.Proceeds of sale etc.

      2. 26.Rent and other periodical payments

    5. Disputes

      1. 27.Disputes about glebe land etc.

  4. PART 3 Newly acquired land

    1. 28.Acquisition of land

    2. 29.Grant of land

    3. 30.Land subject to rights of common

    4. 31.Land subject to rent etc.

    5. 32.Vesting of land acquired by DBF

    6. 33.Land no longer required for purpose for which acquired

    7. 34.Consent to dealings under section 33

    8. 35.Shared burial ground

    9. 36.Supplementary

  5. PART 4 Miscellaneous and general

    1. Diocesan stipends fund

      1. 37.Sequestrations

      2. 38.Investments in diocesan stipends funds

    2. Diocesan Board of Finance

      1. 39.Memorandum and articles of association

      2. 40.Church Commissioners: information and advice

    3. Property rights and obligations

      1. 41.Covenants

      2. 42.Easements

      3. 43.Dedicating land for highway

      4. 44.Chancel repair liability of PCCs

      5. 45.Land granted under Gifts for Churches Acts etc.

    4. Formalities

      1. 46.Signification of consent

      2. 47.Execution of documents

    5. Interpretation

      1. 48.References to land

      2. 49.Other interpretation etc.

    6. Ancillary provision

      1. 50.Consequential amendments

      2. 51.Transitional and saving provision

      3. 52.Repeals and revocations

    7. Final provision

      1. 53.Commencement

      2. 54.Extent

      3. 55.Short title

  6. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Consequential amendments

      1. PART 1 Acts and Measures

        1. 1.Places of Worship (Enfranchisement) Act 1920

        2. 2.Marriage Act 1949

        3. 3.Diocesan Stipends Funds Measure 1953

        4. 4.(1) Section 4 (application of money credited to capital account)...

        5. 5.In section 8 (interpretation), in subsection (1), in the definition...

        6. 6.Crown Estate Act 1961

        7. 7.Incumbents and Churchwardens (Trusts) Measure 1964

        8. 8.Forestry Act 1967

        9. 9.Leasehold Reform Act 1967

        10. 10.Sharing of Church Buildings Act 1969

        11. 11.Sharing of Church Buildings Measure 1970

        12. 12.Agriculture Act 1970

        13. 13.Repair of Benefice Buildings Measure 1972

        14. 14.In section 14 (parsonage house ceasing to be such), in...

        15. 15.In section 15 (scheme to extend functions of Parsonages), in...

        16. 16.In section 31 (interpretation), in subsection (1), in the definition...

        17. 17.Highways Act 1980

        18. 18.Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993

        19. 19.(1) Paragraph 8 of Schedule 2 (ecclesiastical landlords) is amended...

        20. 20.In Schedule 14 (landlord’s right to terminate new lease on...

        21. 21.Commons Act 2006

        22. 22.Ecclesiastical Offices (Terms of Service) Measure 2009

        23. 23.Mission and Pastoral Measure 2011

        24. 24.In section 45 (pastoral scheme: parsonage house), in subsection (3)...

        25. 25.(1) Section 47 (pastoral scheme: endowments etc.) is amended as...

        26. 26.In section 51 (powers exercisable by pastoral order), in paragraph...

        27. 27.(1) Section 92 (grant of land for new churches etc....

        28. 28.In paragraph 8 of Schedule 3 (pastoral schemes and orders:...

        29. 29.Charities Act 2011

        30. 30.Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction and Care of Churches Measure 2018

      2. PART 2 Subordinate legislation

        1. 31.Parsonages Measure Rules 2000

        2. 32.In each of rules 1 to 7 and 10 to...

        3. 33.For rule 8 substitute— Specified period for objections to or...

        4. 34.In rule 9 (passing objections or representations to Commissioners), for...

        5. 35.(1) Rule 13 (interpretation) is amended as follows.

        6. 36.Land Registration Rules 2003

        7. 37.Works on Common Land, etc. (Procedure) (England) Regulations 2007

        8. 38.In regulation 2(2) (scope), for “section 15 of the New...

        9. 39.(1) Regulation 23 (the title to which becomes “Applications under...

        10. 40.Commons Registration (England) Regulations 2014

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Transitional and saving provisions

      1. 1.Continuity of the law

      2. 2.A reference, express or implied, in this Measure, another enactment...

      3. 3.A reference, express or implied, in an enactment, instrument or...

      4. 4.Any rules, regulations, orders or schemes made or other things...

      5. 5.Paragraphs 1 to 4 have effect in place of section...

      6. 6.Effect of previous transitionals and savings

      7. 7.(1) The repeal by this Measure of a provision previously...

      8. 8.Use of existing forms etc.

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Repeals and revocations

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