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Church Building Act 1822

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XVBodies Politic, &c. empowered to give up Rights of Patronage and Endowments, and Emoluments held by them in Trust, to enable the Commissioners to establish District Churches.

And be it further enacted, That it shall be lawful for all Bodies Politic, Corporate, or Collegiate, Corporations Aggregate or Sole, Tenants for Life or in Tail, Husbands, Guardians, Trustees, arid Feoffees in Trust, Committees, Executors and Administrators, arid all other Persons and Trustees whomsoever, riot only for or on behalf of themselves, their Heirs and Successors, but also for and on behalf of Cestuique Trusts, whether Infants, Issue unborn, Lunatics, Idiots, Femes Coverts, or other Person or Persons, and to and for all Femes Covert; who are or shall be possessed of or entitled to, or interested in their own Right, and for every other Person whomsoever who shall be possessed of or entitled to, or interested in any Right of Patronage or of Presentation or Appointment to any Benefice, Donative, Perpetual Curacy, or of any Spiritual Person to any Church or Chapel, OP the Performance of any Ecclesiastical Duties in any Church or Chapel, or for the Trustees of any Endowments or Emoluments for the Use of any Church or Chapel, or the Incumbent thereof, or Spiritual Person serving the same, to surrender any such Right of Patronage, Presentation or Appointment, Endowments or Emoluments, or to enter into or make any Agreement relating thereto, with the said Commissioners and the Bishop of the Diocese, and to attach any contiguous Division of any Parish or Place, with Consent of the Patron and Incumbent of the Parish or Place, to any such Chapel, for the Purpose of better enabling the said Commissioners to convert arty such Church or Chapel into the Church Or Parochial Chapel or Chapel of Ease of a District Parish or Chapelry, and to convert any Chapelries or other Divisions into Districts or separate Parishes for Ecclesiastical Purposes ; any thing contained in any Act or Acts of Parliament, or in any Deed or Deeds, or any Trusts relating thereto, respectively, to the contrary notwithstanding.

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