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Church of Scotland (Properties and Investments) Order Confirmation Act 1994

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1This Order may be cited as the Church of Scotland (Properties and Investments) Order 1994.

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2In this Order, unless the context otherwise requires—

  • the appointed day” means such day as may, under section 3 (Appointed day) of this Order, be appointed for the purposes of this Order;

  • the Church” means the Church of Scotland as constituted by the union of the Church of Scotland and the United Free Church of Scotland on 2nd October 1929;

  • “the General Assembly” means the General Assembly of the Church;

  • the General Trustees” means The Church of Scotland General Trustees incorporated by the [1921 c. cxxv.] Church of Scotland (General Trustees) Order 1921;

  • heritable property” means an interest in land which conforms to the definition of an interest in land in section 28 of the [1979 c. 33.] Land Registration (Scotland) Act 1979 and wheresoever situated;

  • “the Investors Trust” means the body incorporated by section 13 (Incorporation) of this Order;

  • moveable property” means personal property, investments, rights and interests of any nature whatever and wheresoever situated not included in the term “heritable property” and not a right or interest of any nature in corporeal moveable property, or in heritable property, in Asia or Africa vested in the Trust on the appointed day;

  • “the Order of 1932” means the [1932 c. xxi.] Church of Scotland Trust Order 1932; and

  • “the Trust” means The Church of Scotland Trust incorporated by the Order of 1932.

Appointed day

3(1)The Trust may appoint a day to be the appointed day for the purposes of this Order.

(2)Before the day so appointed the Trust shall publish in the Edinburgh Gazette notice of the day appointed, stating that it is the appointed day for the purposes of this Order.

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