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Section 50

SCHEDULE 1Consequential amendments

PART 1Acts and Measures

Places of Worship (Enfranchisement) Act 1920

1In section 1 of the Places of Worship (Enfranchisement) Act 1920 (right of trustees with leasehold interest to acquire freehold), in subsection (1A), for the words from “and the powers” to the end substitute “and the Church Property Measure 2018 applies to the acquisition under this Act of the freehold reversion as it applies to the purchase under Part 1 of that Measure of a house for the residence and occupation of the incumbent of a benefice.”

Marriage Act 1949

2(1)Section 10 of the Marriage Act 1949 (publication of banns commenced in one church and completed in another) is amended as follows.

(2)In subsection (1), for “the Union of Benefices Measure 1923 or the New Parishes Measure 1943” substitute “the Mission and Pastoral Measure 2011”.

(3)In subsection (2), for “the Reorganisation Areas Measure 1944” substitute “the Mission and Pastoral Measure 2011”.

Diocesan Stipends Funds Measure 1953

3The Diocesan Stipends Funds Measure 1953 is amended as follows.

4(1)Section 4 (application of money credited to capital account) is amended as follows.

(2)In subsection (1)(a), for the words from “any subsidiary” to “(1976 No 4)” substitute “a management subsidiary within the meaning of the Church Property Measure 2018”.

(3)In subsection (1)(e), for “section 36 of the Endowments and Glebe Measure 1976” substitute “section 10(2) or 24 of the Church Property Measure 2018”.

(4)In subsection (2), for “the Endowments and Glebe Measure 1976” substitute “the Church Property Measure 2018”.

5In section 8 (interpretation), in subsection (1), in the definition of “parsonage house”, for “the Endowments and Glebe Measure 1976” substitute “the Church Property Measure 2018”.

Crown Estate Act 1961

6In section 4 of the Crown Estate Act 1961 (grants for public or charitable purposes), in subsection (3), for “section fourteen of the New Parishes Measure 1943” substitute “section 29 of the Church Property Measure 2018”.

Incumbents and Churchwardens (Trusts) Measure 1964

7In section 1 of the Incumbents and Churchwardens (Trusts) Measure 1964 (interpretation), omit the definition of “endowments of the benefice”.

Forestry Act 1967

8In Schedule 2 to the Forestry Act 1967 (forestry dedication: conveyancing etc.), in paragraph 3—

(a)in paragraph (a) of the proviso, for “the Endowments and Glebe Measure 1976 (1976 No 4)” substitute “section 21 of the Church Property Measure 2018”, and

(b)in paragraph (b) of the proviso, for “section 20(11)” substitute “section 47”.

Leasehold Reform Act 1967

9(1)Section 31 of the Leasehold Reform Act 1967 (ecclesiastical property) is amended as follows.

(2)In subsection (2), for “the Endowments and Glebe Measure 1976 or the Cathedrals Measure 1999” substitute “the Cathedrals Measure 1999 or Part 2 of the Church Property Measure 2018”.

(3)For subsection (5) substitute—

(5)In this section—

  • “diocesan board of finance” has the same meaning as “DBF” in the Church Property Measure 2018;

  • “diocesan glebe land” has the same meaning as in that Measure.

Sharing of Church Buildings Act 1969

10In section 3 of the Sharing of Church Buildings Act 1969 (financial and management provisions), in subsection (3)—

(a)omit “the said Commissioners and”, and

(b)for “sections 13 and 14 of the New Parishes Measure 1943” substitute “sections 28 and 29 of the Church Property Measure 2018”.

Sharing of Church Buildings Measure 1970

11(1)Section 2 of the Sharing of Church Buildings Measure 1970 (application of powers under other Measures) is amended as follows.

(2)In subsection (2)—

(a)for the words from the beginning to “the said section 13,” substitute “The powers under sections 28 to 31 of the Church Property Measure 2018 (acquisition or grant of land for Church buildings etc.)”, and

(b)for “sections 16 to 19 of the said Measure” substitute “sections 32 to 34 and 36(2) of that Measure”.

(3)In subsection (3)—

(a)for “section 14(1) and (2) and section 15 of the said Measure” substitute “sections 29(1), 30 and 31 of that Measure”,

(b)for “the said Commissioners” substitute “the Diocesan Board of Finance”, and

(c)for “section 18 of the said Measure” substitute “section 36(2) of that Measure”.

Agriculture Act 1970

12In section 61 of the Agriculture Act 1970 (leases to smallholdings authority), in subsection (3)(a), for the words from “if the transaction” to the end substitute “under section 21 of the Church Property Measure 2018 if the transaction were carried out under Part 2 of that Measure”.

Repair of Benefice Buildings Measure 1972

13The Repair of Benefice Buildings Measure 1972 is amended as follows.

14In section 14 (parsonage house ceasing to be such), in subsection (1)—

(a)after “sold or exchanged” insert “under Part 1 of the Church Property Measure 2018”,

(b)for “the Parsonages Measure 1938” in the first place it appears substitute “section 3 of that Measure”, and

(c)for “under section 3(1) of the Parsonages Measure 1938” substitute “in accordance with section 5(1) of that Measure”.

15In section 15 (scheme to extend functions of Parsonages), in subsection (1)(b), for “the powers conferred by sections 1, 2 and 2A of the Parsonages Measure 1938” substitute “one or more of the powers under sections 1, 2 and 4 of the Church Property Measure 2018”.

16In section 31 (interpretation), in subsection (1), in the definition of “diocesan glebe land”, for “the Endowments and Glebe Measure 1976” substitute “the Church Property Measure 2018”.

Highways Act 1980

17(1)Section 87 of the Highways Act 1980 (agreement for use of land for cattle-grid or by-pass) is amended as follows.

(2)In subsection (6), in paragraph (a)—

(a)for “glebe land” substitute “diocesan glebe land”,

(b)for “the Endowments and Glebe Measure 1976” substitute “section 21 of the Church Property Measure 2018”, and

(c)before “that Measure” insert “Part 2 of”.

(3)After that subsection insert—

(6A)In subsection (6)—

  • “Diocesan Board of Finance” has the same meaning as “DBF” in the Church Property Measure 2018;

  • “diocesan glebe land” has the same meaning as in that Measure.

Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993

18The Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 is amended as follows.

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

(2)In sub-paragraph (2), for “the Endowments and Glebe Measure 1976” substitute “Part 2 of the Church Property Measure 2018”.

(3)For sub-paragraph (5) substitute—

(5)In this paragraph—

  • “diocesan board of finance” has the same meaning as “DBF” in the Church Property Measure 2018;

  • “diocesan glebe land” has the same meaning as in that Measure.

20In Schedule 14 (landlord’s right to terminate new lease on grounds of redevelopment), in paragraph 12, for sub-paragraph (2) substitute—

(2)In this paragraph—

  • “diocesan board of finance” has the same meaning as “DBF” in the Church Property Measure 2018;

  • “diocesan glebe land” has the same meaning as in that Measure.

Commons Act 2006

21In section 14 of the Commons Act 2006 (statutory dispositions of land), in subsection (3), for paragraph (b) substitute—

(b)a deed made for the purposes of section 28 of the Church Property Measure 2018;.

Ecclesiastical Offices (Terms of Service) Measure 2009

22In section 6 of the Ecclesiastical Offices (Terms of Service) Measure 2009 (houses of residence: acquisition, disposal, works), in subsection (4), for “section 1 or 2 of the Parsonages Measure 1938 (1 & 2 Geo 6 No 3)” substitute “section 1 or 2 of the Church Property Measure 2018”.

Mission and Pastoral Measure 2011

23The Mission and Pastoral Measure 2011 is amended as follows.

24In section 45 (pastoral scheme: parsonage house), in subsection (3) for “the Endowments and Glebe Measure 1976 (1976 No 4)” substitute “the Church Property Measure 2018”.

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

(2)In subsection (4)—

(a)for “the Parsonages Measure 1938 (1 & 2 Geo 6 No 3)” substitute “section 13 of the Church Property Measure 2018”, and

(b)before “that Measure” insert “Part 1 of”.

(3)In subsection (5)—

(a)for “section 5 of the Parsonages Measure 1938” substitute “section 13 of the Church Property Measure 2018”, and

(b)before “that Measure” insert “Part 1 of”.

26In section 51 (powers exercisable by pastoral order), in paragraph (k), for “the Parsonages Measure 1938” substitute “Part 1 of the Church Property Measure 2018”.

27(1)Section 92 (grant of land for new churches etc. and vesting of certain churches) is amended as follows.

(2)In subsection (1), for the words from “section 14(1)” to “section 13 of that Measure,” substitute “section 29 of the Church Property Measure 2018 or make a declaration under section 28(7) of that Measure for any of the purposes mentioned in section 28 of that Measure,”.

(3)In subsection (2), for “section 14” substitute “section 29”.

28In paragraph 8 of Schedule 3 (pastoral schemes and orders: transfer to DBF), in sub-paragraph (2), for “section 20 of the Endowments and Glebe Measure 1976” substitute “section 21 of the Church Property Measure 2018”.

Charities Act 2011

29In section 10 of the Charities Act 2011 (ecclesiastical corporations etc. not charities in certain contexts), for subsection (4) substitute—

(4)In this section—

  • “Diocesan Board of Finance” has the same meaning as “DBF” in the Church Property Measure 2018;

  • “diocesan glebe land” has the same meaning as in that Measure;

  • “subsidiary” has the same meaning as “management subsidiary” in that Measure.

Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction and Care of Churches Measure 2018

30In Part 3 of the Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction and Care of Churches Measure 2018 (care of churches etc.), in section 55(1), in the definition of “diocesan board of finance” for the words from “as” to the end substitute “as “DBF” in the Church Property Measure 2018 (see section 49 of that Measure)”.

PART 2Subordinate legislation

Parsonages Measure Rules 2000

31The Parsonages Measure Rules 2000 (S.I. 2000/3171) are amended as follows.

32In each of rules 1 to 7 and 10 to 12, before “the Measure”, in each place it appears, insert “Part 1 of”.

33For rule 8 substitute—

8Specified period for objections to or representations on proposals

The period specified for the purposes of each of sections 5(1) and 13(6) is 21 days beginning with the next working day after the day on which the notice in question is given.

34In rule 9 (passing objections or representations to Commissioners), for “sections 3(1) or 7” substitute “section 5(1) or 13(6)”.

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

(2)In the definition of “the Measure”, for “the Parsonages Measure 1938, as amended” substitute “the Church Property Measure 2018”.

(3)In the definition of “Parochial Church Council”, before “the Measure” insert “Part 1 of”.

Land Registration Rules 2003

36In Schedule 4 to the Land Registration Rules 2003 (S.I. 2003/1417) (forms of restriction), in Form D (dispositions of church land etc.), in the certificate specified in paragraph (a), for the first four bulleted clauses substitute—

  • is made in accordance with Part 1 of the Church Property Measure 2018,

  • is made in accordance with Part 2 of the Church Property Measure 2018,

  • is made in accordance with section 29 of the Church Property Measure 2018,

  • is made in accordance with section 29 of the Church Property Measure 2018 by virtue of section 4(9) of the Ecclesiastical Offices (Terms of Service) Measure 2009,

  • is made in accordance with sections 33 and 34 of the Church Property Measure 2018,.

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

37The Works on Common Land, etc. (Procedure) (England) Regulations 2007 (S.I. 2007/2588) are amended as follows.

38In regulation 2(2) (scope), for “section 15 of the New Parishes Measure 1943” substitute “section 30 of the Church Property Measure 2018”.

39(1)Regulation 23 (the title to which becomes “Applications under the Church Property Measure 2018”) is amended as follows.

(2)In paragraph (1), for “section 15(1) of the New Parishes Measure 1943” substitute “section 30(3) of the Church Property Measure 2018”.

(3)In paragraph (3), for “section 15(1) of that Measure” substitute “section 30(3) of the Church Property Measure 2018”.

Commons Registration (England) Regulations 2014

40(1)In Schedule 4 to the Commons Registration (England) Regulations 2014 (S.I. 2014/3038), the table following paragraph 8 (applications under section 14 of the Commons Act 2006: statutory dispositions) is amended as follows.

(2)Omit the entries for the New Parishes Measure 1943.

(3)At the end insert—

Church Property Measure 2018, sections 28 and 30The disposition of registered common land, made with the consent of the Secretary of State under section 30The deed by which the disposition of the land is made to the Diocesan Board of Finance for the diocese in which the land is situatedThe Diocesan Board of Finance for the diocese in which the land is situated.

Section 51

SCHEDULE 2Transitional and saving provisions

Continuity of the law

1The repeal and re-enactment of provisions by this Measure does not affect the continuity of the law.

2A reference, express or implied, in this Measure, another enactment or an instrument or other document, to a provision of this Measure is, subject to its context, to be read as being or including a reference to the corresponding provision repealed by this Measure, in relation to times, circumstances or purposes in relation to which the repealed provision had effect.

3A reference, express or implied, in an enactment, instrument or document to a provision repealed by this Measure is, subject to its context, to be read as being or including a reference to the corresponding provision of this Measure, in relation to times, circumstances or purposes in relation to which that provision has effect.

4Any rules, regulations, orders or schemes made or other things done, or having effect as if made or done, under a provision repealed and re-enacted by this Measure, and in force or effective immediately before the commencement of the corresponding provision of this Measure, have effect after that commencement as if made or done under that corresponding provision.

5Paragraphs 1 to 4 have effect in place of section 17(2) of the Interpretation Act 1978; but nothing in this Schedule affects any other provision of that Act.

Effect of previous transitionals and savings

6The repeals made by this Measure do not affect the operation of a transitional provision or saving relating to the commencement of a provision reproduced in this Measure so far as the transitional provision or saving is not specifically reproduced in this Measure but is capable of having effect in relation to the corresponding provision of this Measure or otherwise.

7(1)The repeal by this Measure of a provision previously repealed subject to savings does not affect the continued operation of those savings.

(2)The repeal by this Measure of a saving on the previous repeal of a provision does not affect the operation of the saving in so far as it is not specifically reproduced in this Measure but is capable of having effect.

Use of existing forms etc.

8A reference to a provision repealed by this Measure which is contained in a form or other document made, served or issued after the commencement of the repeal is, subject to its context, to be read as being or including a reference to the corresponding provision of this Measure.

Section 52

SCHEDULE 3Repeals and revocations

ReferenceExtent of repeal or revocation
Parsonages Act 1838 (c. 23)The whole Act.
Parsonages Measure 1938 (No. 3)The whole Measure.
New Parishes Measure 1943 (No. 1)The whole Measure.
Parsonages (Amendment) Measure 1947 (No. 3)The whole Measure.
Church Property (Miscellaneous Provisions) Measure 1960 (No. 1)Parts 1 to 3.
Section 25.
Section 27.
In section 28(1), the definitions of “bishop”, “consistory court”, “diocesan authority”, “functions” and “suffragan bishop”.
The Schedule.
Incumbents and Churchwardens (Trusts) Measure 1964 (No. 2)In section 1, the definition of “endowments of the benefice”.
Sharing of Church Buildings Act 1969 (c. 38)In section 3(3), “the said Commissioners and”.
Endowments and Glebe Measure 1976 (No. 4)Sections 15 to 34.
Section 35(3).
Sections 35A to 42.
In section 45(1), the definitions of “church land”, “diocesan glebe land”, “glebe land”, “lay worker”, “lease”, “mines and minerals”, “mortgage”, “Parsonages Board”, “parsonage land”, “pastoral order” and “subsidiary”.
Section 45(2)
Section 47(2) and (3).
Schedule 3.
Schedule 6.
Schedule 7.
Church of England (Miscellaneous Provisions) Measure 1978 (No. 3)Section 7.
Church of England (Miscellaneous Provisions) Measure 1983 (No. 2)Sections 1 to 4.
Patronage (Benefices) Measure 1986 (No. 3)In Schedule 4, paragraphs 2 to 10.
Church of England (Legal Aid and Miscellaneous Provisions) Measure 1988 (No. 1)Section 9.
Church of England (Miscellaneous Provisions) Measure 1992 (No. 1)Section 8.
In Schedule 3, paragraphs 13 to 17.
Team and Group Ministries Measure 1995 (No. 1)Section 8.
Section 14.
National Institutions Measure 1998 (No. 1)In Schedule 5, paragraph 4.
Church of England (Miscellaneous Provisions) Measure 2000 (No. 1)Section 2.
Schedule 1.
In Schedule 3, paragraphs 2 to 6, 8 and 9.
In Schedule 5, paragraphs 3 to 12 and 13(a) and (c).
Church of England (Miscellaneous Provisions) Measure 2005 (No. 3)Section 1.
Schedule 1.
In Schedule 3, paragraphs 2 to 6 and 8.
Civil Partnership Act 2004 (Overseas Relationships and Consequential, etc Amendments) Order 2005 (S.I. 2005/3129)In Schedule 3, paragraph 2 and the preceding cross-heading.
Church of England (Miscellaneous Provisions) Measure 2006 (No. 1)Section 1.
Section 5.
Schedule 1.
In Schedule 3, paragraphs 4 to 6.
Commons Act 2006 (c. 26)In Schedule 4, paragraph 5 and the preceding cross-heading.
Charities Act 2006 (c. 50)In Schedule 8, paragraphs 29 to 31 and 58 to 60 and the preceding cross-heading in each case.
Dioceses, Pastoral and Mission Measure 2007 (No. 1)Section 63(2).
Church of England (Miscellaneous Provisions) Measure 2010 (No. 1)Section 1.
Section 6.
Section 12(1) and (2).
Schedule 1.
Mission and Pastoral Measure 2011 (No. 3)Section 92(2).
In Schedule 3, paragraph 12(1).
Charities Act 2011 (c. 25)In Schedule 7, paragraphs 9 and 10 and the preceding cross-heading.
Church of England (Miscellaneous Provisions) Measure 2014 (No. 1)In Schedule 2, paragraphs 2 and 6 and the preceding cross-heading in each case.
Commons Registration (England) Regulations 2014 (S.I. 2014/3038)In Schedule 4, in the table following paragraph 8, the entries for the New Parishes Measure 1943.

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