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(1)Any person who has relinquished the rights, privileges, advantages and exemptions of the office of minister in the Church of England in the manner provided by the M1Clerical Disabilities Act 1870 (in this Measure referred to asx “the Act”) may at any time after the deed of relinquishing executed by him has been recorded in the registry of a diocese present to the archbishop of the province in which such diocese is situate a petition in writing setting forth—
(i)the circumstances and reasons in and for which he executed the deed of relinquishment;
(ii)the nature of the work or employment upon or in which he has been engaged, and the place or places in which he has resided subsequently to executing the deed of relinquishment;
(iii)the circumstances and reasons in and for which he wishes to resume the position of an officiating minister.
(2)Such petition shall be verified by a statutory declaration delivered to the archbishop with the petition.
(3)The archbishop to whom a petition is presented under this Measure shall after consultation with the bishop of the diocese, not being his own diocese, in which the deed of relinquishment has been recorded, and after such other inquiry and consultation as he shall deem necessary, communicate his decision to the petitioner, and may, if he shall think fit, either forthwith or after an interval, by writing under his hand and archiepiscopal seal, request the vacation of the enrolment of the deed of relinquishment executed by the petitioner.
(4)Upon the production of such request such enrolment shall, subject to any rules of court being complied with, be vacated as if such vacation had been ordered by the High Court.
(5)After the vacation of the enrolment of a deed of relinquishment under this Measure, the bishop of the diocese in the registry of which such deed is recorded shall cause the vacation of the enrolment thereof to be likewise recorded in such registry, and thereupon, with respect to the person who has executed the deed, the consequences mentioned in paragraphs (1) and (3) of section four of the Act shall, subject to the provisions of this Measure, cease to have effect.
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