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Army Chaplains Act 1868

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9 Power to declare extra-parochial districts to be under jurisdiction of such archbishop or bishop named in Order.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 to declare all or any of the extra-parochial districts set out under the provisions of this Act to be under the exclusive jurisdiction of such archbishop or bishop of the said . . . F1 Church as may be named in such Order during such time as Her Majesty shall see fit; and thereupon it shall be lawful for such archbishop or bishop to exercise over any army chaplain appointed to officiate within any such extra-parochial district all the powers and authority which he is by law authorized to exercise over any clerk in holy orders of the said . . . F1 Church holding any preferment within his diocese: Provided always, that the previous consent in writing of the said archbishop or bishop named therein shall be obtained before the making of such order, and further, that after the making of such Order, and until the revocation thereof, all other ecclesiastical jurisdiction in respect of the extra-parochial districts named in such Order shall wholly cease.

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F1Word omitted by virtue of Irish Church Act 1869 (c. 42) s. 69

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