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Ecclesiastical Commissioners Act 1836

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16 Registrars to register all orders, subject to a penalty for neglect.E+W+S+N.I.

The registrar of every diocese, to whom any order of his Majesty in council made by virtue of this Act shall be delivered, shall forthwith register the same in the registry of his diocese; and the persons who shall be for that purpose appointed in the dioceses of Manchester and Ripon, shall forthwith register every such order in books to be by them for that purpose provided, which shall thenceforth become the registry of those dioceses respectively; and if any such registrar or other person shall refuse or neglect to register any such order, he shall, for every day during which he shall so offend, forfeit twenty pounds; and if his offence shall continue for the space of three months he shall forfeit his office, and it shall be lawful for the bishop of the diocese, or for his Majesty, as the case may be, to appoint a successor thereto.

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