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Parsonages Act 1865

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Parsonages Act 1865

1865 CHAPTER 69

An Act further to amend and render more effectual the Law for providing fit Houses for the Beneficed Clergy, and for other Purposes.

[29th June 1865]

WHEREAS under the Provisions of the several Acts passed in the Sessions held in the Seventeenth Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the Third, Chapter Fifty-three, in the Twenty-first Year of the same Reign, Chapter Sixty-six, in the Seventh Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the Fourth, Chapter Sixty-six, and in the First and Second Years of the Reign of Her present Majesty, Chapter Twenty-three, the Incumbent of a Benefice is authorized and empowered, with the Consents in the said Acts specified, to borrow and take up at Interest a Sum of Money exceeding One Year's but not exceeding Three Years net Income of his Benefice, for the Purpose of building, repairing, or purchasing a House and other necessary Buildings, or a proper Site for such House and other necessary Buildings, to be used as the Parsonage or Glebe House and Offices for his Benefice, and as a Security for the Money so to be borrowed to mortgage the Glebe Tithes, Rentcharges, Rents, and other Profits and Emoluments of his Benefice for the Term of Thirty-five Tears, the Principal so borrowed being repayable by Thirty annual Instalments, with Interest to accrue due thereon: And whereas it is expedient to extend the Provisions of the said Acts and to provide for the other Purposes herein-after expressed : Be it therefore enacted by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the Authority of the same, as follows :

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