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Ecclesiastical Buildings and Glebes (Scotland) Act 1868

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1 Interpretation of terms.E+W+S+N.I.

Where not inconsistent with the context, the following expressions shall in this Act have the meanings herein-after assigned to them:

  • The expression “church” shall include all necessary fencing of the site whereon the church is built, in so far as the heritors are now by law bound to provide the same:

  • The expression “manse” shall include all necessary and usual offices, garden, and garden walls which the heritors are now by law bound to provide:

  • The expression “parish” shall include united parishes:

  • The expression “glebe” shall include grass glebe or ministers grass:

  • The expression “lands and heritages” shall have the meaning assigned to it in the M1Lands Valuation (Scotland) Act 1854:

  • The expression “the Lord Ordinary” shall mean the Lord Ordinary in Teind Causes in the Court of Session:

  • The expression “sheriff” shall include sheriff substitute:

  • The expression “heritor” shall mean any proprietor of lands and heritages at present liable in the assessments which may be imposed according to the real or valued rents thereof, as the case may be, for the purposes set forth in the third section hereof:

  • The expression “valued rent” shall in the county and lordship of Zetland mean and include “number of merks land.”

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