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Church Building Act 1822

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VCommissioners may lend Money for Purpose of Acts, at such Interest, not exceeding the legal Interest, or without Interest, as they shall deem fit.

And be it further enacted, That it shall be lawful for the Commissioners under the said recited Acts and this Act, to lend and advance to any Parish or Place any such Sum as to the said Commissioners may appear to be required and expedient to lend and advance for building of any additional Church Or Chapel, or Churches or Chapels, or rebuilding or in aid of building or rebuilding any Church or Chapel, or for or towards Completion of the building or rebuilding, of any Church or Chapel already commenced or in part built or rebuilt, or for the Payment or Part Payment of any Expences; or Sums due or to become due upon any Contract heretofore made, or; which may hereafter be made for any such building or rebuilding, or for the Completion of any such building or rebuilding, Or for enlarging or in aid of the enlarging or improving any Church or Chapel in any Parish or Place, or for the Purchase or in aid of the purchasing of any Land or Ground for any Site for any Church or Chapel, ox-Church or Chapel Yard or Cemetery, or enlarging any Site of Church or Chapel Yard or Cemetery, or for carrying into Execution any other Purposes of the said recited Acts or this Act, for any such Period or Term as the Commissioners shall think fit, upon Payment for any such Loan or Advance of such annual Interest, not exceeding Five Pounds per Centum per Annum, or without any Interest, if under Special Circumstances they shall think it expedient and fit, either for any Part or for the Whole of the Term or Period for which such Loan W Advance shall be made, as the said Commissioners shall, under all the Circumstances, judge proper; and such Loans and Advances shall be repaid at such Times and in such Manner and by such Instalments as shall be settled by the Commissioners in that Behalf, and shall be charged and chargeable upon the Church Rates of the Parish, or Places, or upon Rates to be made for that Purpose, as is provided ill the said recited Acts in relation to Advances authorized by the said recited Acts; and the Amount of all such Advances when repaid, and of all Interest paid upon any such Advances to the said Commissioners, shall be applied to the Purposes of the said recited Acts and this Act, any thing in the said recited Acts or either of them to the contrary notwithstanding ; and it shall be lawful for the Church or Chapel Wardens of any such Parish or Place, and they and each of them are hereby empowered, authorized, and required, to declare any such Loan or Advance, and also every other Loan or Advance made under the Authority of the said recited Acts and this Act to be applied to any of the Purposes thereof, to be chargeable and charged upon the Church Rates of such Parish or Place, by any Instrument in the Form herein-after mentioned, or in such other Form being as near thereto as the Nature of the Case will admit, or the Circumstance of the Case shall require :

'WHEREAS His Majesty's Commissioners for building New Churches, acting under the Authority of and in pursuance of the Provisions contained in the several Acts passed for the building and promoting the building of Churches in populous Parishes, or, A. B. of ____________________________ and C, D. ____________________________ of have [recite shortly the Loan and Circumstance, and Terms, et eastern;] We therefore, or I, A. B. ______________________________ being ____________________________ of the Church [or Chapel] Wardens of [describe them"] Do, by these Presents, charge the said ____________________________ [describe the Parish or Place] with the said Sum of ____________________________and with the Repayment thereof, according to the Terms and Conditions above stated; and do hereby, in pursuance of the Provisions of the said Acts, or some or one of them, declare that the said Sum of ____________________________ is and shall continue to be chargeable and charged upon the Church [or Chapel ] Rates now raised or hereafter to be raised in the said [Parish, et caetera] until the said Sum of ____________________________ , together with the interest, is fully repaid according to the Terms and Conditions above set forth, Witness, et caetera.'

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