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Ecclesiastical Commissioners (Powers) Measure 1938

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Ecclesiastical Commissioners (Powers) Measure 1938

1938 No. 4 1 and 2 Geo 6

A Measure passed by the National Assembly of the Church of England. To confer upon the Ecclesiastical Commissioners power to establish and fix parochial tables of fees for the performance of church offices and matters incidental thereto: to amend theM1 Glebe Lands Act 1888 and to make applicable to future sales under that Act the provisions of the Ecclesiastical Leasing Acts as to improvement of annual value: to give additional powers to the Ecclesiastical Commissioners as to the application of money arising from the sale of property of a benefice under the Ecclesiastical Leasing Acts or the Glebe Lands Act, 1888, and to enable them to rearrange charges on endowment of a benefice in favour of another benefice: to remove a doubt arising under theM2 Union of Benefices Act 1860: to enable the Ecclesiastical Commissioners to withdraw certain curate grants: to make provision for payment to the incumbents of benefices by regular quarterly instalments of such part of the income of their respective benefices as is received by them from the Ecclesiastical Commissioners: to give additional powers to the Ecclesiastical Commissioners in relation to funds available for the endowment of benefices and in relation to curate funds: and to amend section two of theM3 Ecclesiastical Commissioners Act 1850 as to the salaries payable to Church Estates Commissioners.

[23rd June 1938]

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