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Army Chaplains Act 1868

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4 Power to Her Majesty, with consent, &c., to set out the precinct, and declare the same to be an extra-parochial district. E+W+N.I.

It shall be lawful for the Queen’s most excellent Majesty in Council, upon the recommendation of one of Her Majesty’s Principal Secretaries of State, at any time with the consent under the hand and seal of the bishop of the diocese within which such station shall be locally situate, to set out by metes and bounds the precinct thereof, and to declare the same for the purposes of this Act to be an extra-parochial district: Provided always, that a copy of the draft of any scheme for constituting any such precinct or district proposed to be laid before Her Majesty in Council shall be delivered or transmitted to the incumbent . . . F1of the church or chapel of any parish, chapelry, or district out of which it is recommended that any such precinct or district, or any part thereof, should be taken, in order that such incumbent, . . . F1, may have an opportunity of offering or making to one of Her Majesty’s Principal Secretaries of State or to the said bishop any observations or objections upon or to the constitution of such precinct or district; and such scheme shall not be laid before Her Majesty in Council until after the expiration of one month next after such copy shall have been so delivered or transmitted, unless such incumbent . . . F1shall in the meantime consent to the same; and upon such scheme having been ratified by Her Majesty in Council, such precinct or district shall thereafter for all ecclesiastical purposes be and be adjudged and taken to be an extra-parochial place.

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