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Clergy Pensions Measure 1961

1961 No. 3 9 and 10 Eliz 2

A Measure passed by the National Assembly of the Church of England To consolidate with amendments the Acts of Parliament and Measures of the Church Assembly relating to pensions for clergy and their widows and dependants and to the powers of the Church of England Pensions Board; to provide for increases in the pensions payable to clergy and for making the pensions payable to bishops no longer contributory; to provide for pensions which are not contributory for certain widows of clergy; to confer on the Church of England Pensions Board power to provide homes of residence for retired church workers and their wives and for the widows and dependants of deceased church workers; and for purposes connected with the matters aforesaid.

[3rd August 1961]

Extent Information

E1Measure extends to the Provinces of Canterbury and York but does not extend to the Channel Islands see s. 49.

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C1Power to amend Measure given by Clergy Pensions (Amendment) Measure 1972 (No. 5), s. 6

C2Measure explained as to date of retirement by S.I. 1975/136, reg. 3; extended by Diocese in Europe Measure 1980 (No. 2, SIF 21:1), s. 5(1); modified by Pastoral Measure 1983 (No. 1, SIF 21:4), s. 26, Sch. 4 para. 13(1)(2)(6)

C3Measure: power to continue conferred (1. 7. 1992) by Social Security (Consequential Provisions) Act 1992 (c. 6), ss. 5, 7(2), Sch. 3 Pt. II para.15.

C4Measure construed (1.5.2003) as one with Church of England (Pensions) Measure 2003 (No. 2), s. 7(2)(4); S.I. 2003/1, Instrument made by Archbishops

Commencement Information

I1Measure wholly in force at Royal Assent.

Parts I and IIE

1—16.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F1E

Textual Amendments

F1Pts. I, II (ss. 1–16) repealed by S.I. 1988/2256, reg. 36, Sch. 2

Part IIIE Finance and Administration

Financial ProvisionsE

F217 Payments out of general fund of Commissioners.E

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F218 Clergy (Widows and Dependants) Pensions Fund.E

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F218AClergy (Widows and Dependants) Pensions Fund: power to transferE

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F319 Clergy Pensions Augmentation Fund. E

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F3S. 19 repealed (1.5.2003) by Church of England (Pensions) Measure 2003 (No. 2), ss. 6, 7(2), Schs.; S.I. 2003/1, Instrument made by Archbishops

F420 Clergy (Widows and Dependants) Pensions Augmentation Fund. E

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Textual Amendments

F4S. 20 repealed (1.5.2003) by Church of England (Pensions) Measure 2003 (No. 2), ss. 6, 7(2), Schs.; S.I. 2003/1, Instrument made by Archbishops

Constitution of the BoardE

F221 Constitution of Board.E

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F222 Provisions as to officers and servants, and working expenses, of the Board.E

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F523. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .E

Powers of the BoardE

F224 General functions of the Board in relation to pensions.E

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F225 Power of Commissioners to give directions as to exercise of functions of Board.E

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F226 Powers of Board as to provision of residences. E

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F227 Power of Board to administer pensions schemes for church workers.E

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F628 Power of Board to establish Church Workers Pensions Augmentation Fund. E

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F6S. 28 repealed (1.5.2003) by Church of England (Pensions) Measure 2003 (No. 2), ss. 6, 7(2), Schs.; S.I. 2003/1, Instrument made by Archbishops

F229 Board to be a housing association.E

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F230 Power of Board to act as trustee.E

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F231 Board to be a trust corporation.E

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F232 Investment powers of Board.E

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F232A Investment of moneys comprised in certain funds.E

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F733. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .E

Audit of accounts of pensions funds, etc.E

F234 Audit of accounts of pensions funds, etc .E

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Textual Amendments

Part IVE Miscellaneous and General

35—37.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F8E

Textual Amendments

F8Ss. 35–37 repealed by S.I. 1988/2256, reg. 36, Sch. 2

MiscellaneousE

F238 Determination of questions. E

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F238A Power of Board to establish additional pensions scheme for clerks.E

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F939. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E

F240 Diocesan widows and dependants committees.E

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F1040A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .E

F1141—43.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E

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F11Ss. 41–43 repealed by S.I. 1988/2256, reg. 36, Sch. 2

F244 Alteration of rates of interest. E

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F1245. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E

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F12S. 45 repealed by S.I. 1988/2256, reg. 36, Sch. 2

F246 Interpretation. E

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Textual Amendments

47 Consequential amendments of Measures E

The Measures specified in the first column of the Second Schedule to this Measure shall have effect subject to the amendments specified in the second column of that Schedule, being amendments required in consequence of the passing of this Measure.

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C5The text of s. 47 is in the form in which it was originally enacted: it was not reproduced in Statutes in Force and does not reflect any amendments or repeals which may have been made prior to 1.2.1991.

F1348 Repeals and consequential savings.E

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Textual Amendments

49 Extent.E

This Measure shall extend to:—

(a)the whole of the Province of Canterbury with the exception of the Channel Islands;

(b)the whole of the Province of York, including the Isle of Man; and

(c)the collegiate churches of Westminster and Windsor:

Provided that this Measure may be applied to the Channel Islands as defined in the M1Channel Islands (Church Legislation) Measures 1931 and M21957 or either of them, in accordance with the provisions of those Measures.

Marginal Citations

50 Short title.E

This Measure may be cited as the Clergy Pensions Measure 1961.

SCHEDULES

F14FIRST SCHEDULEE . . .

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Textual Amendments

F14Sch. 1 repealed by S.I. 1988/2256, reg. 36, Sch. 2 and expressed to be repealed (1.3.2019) by Church of England Pensions Measure 2018 (No. 9), s. 61(2), Sch. 5 (with Sch. 4); S.I. 2019/98, art. 2

Section 47.

SECOND SCHEDULEE Measures Amended

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C6The text of Sch. 2 is in the form in which it was originally enacted: it was not reproduced in Statutes in Force and, except as specified, does not reflect any amendments or repeals which may have been made prior to 1.2.1991.

Measure AmendedAmendments
The Church Dignitaries (Retirement) Measure, 1949. 14 & 15 Geo. 6 No. 2

In section three, for paragraph (a) of subsection (1) there shall be substituted the following paragraph :—

(a)shall be entitled to receive a pension under the Clergy Pensions Measure, 1961, at the rate specified in Part I of the First Schedule to that Measure if he has attained the retiring age within the meaning of that Measure or, if he has not attained that age, a pension at the rate specified in Part II of that Schedule; and subsection (2) of that section shall cease to have effect.

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F16THIRD SCHEDULEE . . .

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Textual Amendments

F16Sch. 3 repealed by Statute Law (Repeals) Act 1977 (c. 18). Sch. 1 Pt. V; and expressed to be repealed by S.I. 1988/2256, reg. 36, Sch. 2; and expressed to be repealed (1.3.2019) by Church of England Pensions Measure 2018 (No. 9), s. 61(2), Sch. 5 (with Sch. 4); S.I. 2019/98, art. 2