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Pluralities Act 1838

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XXVMore than One House may be provided in disunited Benefices.

And whereas by an Act passed in this present Session of Parliament, intituled An Act to amend the Law for providing fit Houses for the Beneficed Clergy, Provision is made in certain Cases for selling the Residence House and Appurtenances belonging to any Benefice, together with a certain Portion of Land contiguous thereto, and for applying the Proceeds of such Sale to the Erection or Purchase of some House, or the Purchase of an Orchard, Garden, or Land for the Residence and Occupation of the Incumbent of such Benefice : And whereas it may happen that in the Case of Benefices disunited under the Provisions of this Act, or divided or separately endowed under the Provisions of Two Acts passed in the Fifty-eighth Year and in the Fifty-ninth Year of His Majesty King George the Third, for building and promoting the building of additional Churches in populous Parishes, and for amending and rendering more effectual the said Act, the existing Benefice House may be inconveniently situated for any One of such disunited Parishes, or of the Divisions o; such divided Benefices, or may be on too large and expensive a Scale, to be conveniently maintained by the Incumbent of any such disunited or divided Benefice ; be it enacted, That all the Provisions of the said recited Act of this present Session relating to the Sale of the House, Gardens, Orchards, Appurtenances, or Land attached to any Benefice, and the Application of the Proceeds of such Sale, shall be and be deemed applicable to the Case of any Benefice divided or separately endowed under the Provisions of the said Acts, or either of them, of His Majesty King George the Third, and of any Benefice disunited under the Provisions of this Act; and that the Proceeds of such Sale maybe applied and disposed of by the Governors of the Bounty of Queen Anne in and towards the Erection or Purchase of such and so many Houses, or in and towards the Purchase of so many Gardens or Appurtenances, or of so much Land as shall be required for the Residence of an Incumbent, within each of the Parishes so disunited, or each of the Divisions of the Benefices so divided, in such Proportions within each such Benefice respectively as shall be approved by the Archbishop of the Province, with the Consent of the Patron and Ordinary, and (if the Benefice be full) of the Incumbent of the Benefice, such Consents to be signified in Writing under their respective Hands, and shall be confirmed by Her Majesty in Council.

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