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Sharing of Church Buildings Act 1969

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1. Agreements for sharing church buildings.

  3. 2. Trusts of shared church buildings.

  4. 3. Financial and management provisions.

  5. 4. Sharing of church buildings for purposes of worship.

  6. 5. Consecrated churches and parish churches of Church of England.

  7. 6. Solemnization of marriages in shared or other inter-denominational buildings.

  8. 7. Sharing of residential buildings.

  9. 8. Application to shared buildings of certain provisions of Charities Act 1960.

  10. 9. Termination of sharing.

  11. 10. Cathedrals, peculiars, extra-diocesan and extra-parochial churches of the Church of England.

  12. 11. Churches to which this Act applies, and appropriate authorities thereof.

  13. 12. Interpretation.

  14. 13. Saving for temporary loans of church buildings.

  15. 14. Extent.

  16. 15. Short title.

  17. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Modifications of Provisions of the Marriage Act 1949 Relating to the Registration of Buildings, in their Application to Shared Church Buildings

      1. 1.. . . . . . . . . ....

      2. 2.An application under section 41 of the Marriage Act 1949...

      3. 3.Where a sharing Church other than the Church of England...

      4. 3A.Subject to the provision made by sections 44A to 44C...

      5. 4.An authorisation and certification of a person under section 43(1)or...

      6. 5.Sections 43(1A) and 43B(3) of the Act, both of which...

      7. 6.The consent required under the proviso to section 44(1) of...

      8. 7.The appointment of two or more authorised persons in respect...

      9. 8.Nothing in this Schedule shall affect any registration or authorisation...

      10. 9.In this Schedule “representative”, in relation to a Church sharing...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Churches and their Appropriate Authorities

      1. For the purposes of this Schedule, “the Baptist Trust Corporation”...

      2. (a) if the church building or buildings to which the...

      3. (b) otherwise it means the Baptist or Congregational Trust Corporation...

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