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Benefices Act 1898

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ScheduleForm of Declaration

I, CD., hereby solemnly and sincerely declare in reference to the presentation made of me to the rectory (or vicarage, &c.) of as follows:—

"(1) I have not received the presentation of the said rectory (or vicarage, &c.) in consideration of any sum of money, reward, gift, profit, or benefit directly or indirectly given or promised by me, or by any person to my knowledge or with my consent, to any person whatsoever, and I will not at any time hereafter perform or satisfy any payment, contract, or promise made in respect of that presentation by any person without my knowledge or consent. " (2) I have not entered, nor, to the best of my knowledge and belief, has any person entered, into any bond, covenant, or other assurance or engagement, otherwise than as allowed by sections one and two of the Clergy Resignation Bonds Act, 1828, that I should at any time resign the said rectory (or vicarage, &c). " (3) I have not by myself, nor, to my knowledge, has any person on my behalf, for any sum of money, reward, gift, profit, or advantage, or for or by means of any promise, agreement, grant, bond, covenant, or other assurance of or for any sum of money, reward, gift, profit, or benefit whatsoever, directly or indirectly procured the now existing avoidance of, the said rectory (or vicarage, &c.). " (4.) I have not, with respect to the said presentation, been party or. privy to any agreement which is invalid under section one, sub-section three of the Benefices Act, 1898." Dated this _____________ day of ___________ 18______ . ___________________________________________________CD.

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