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The Faculty Jurisdiction (Care of Places of Worship) Rules 2000

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2.—(1) In these Rules

“the 1991 Measure” means the Care of Churches and Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction Measure 1991;

“the Act” means the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990(1);

“advisory committee” in relation to a diocese or archdeaconry means (subject to section 3(5)(b) of the Measure) the Diocesan Advisory Committee of the diocese or of the diocese in which the archdeaconry is situated, as the case may be;

“the archdeacon” means the archdeacon of each archdeaconry in the diocese;

“building” means any building (as defined in Section 6(1) of the Measure) included in the list, and includes:

(a)

any curtilage, monument, object or structure included in the list under section 1(4) of the Measure, and

(b)

any object or structure fixed to the building, as so defined;

“building listed under the Act” means a building which is or is part of a listed building as defined by the Act;

“the chancellor” and “the registrar” in relation to any proceedings mean (subject to section 3(5) of the Measure) the chancellor and the registrar respectively of the diocese in which the building is situated (or is deemed to be situated under section 6(3) of the Measure) and include any person appointed to act as the deputy of the chancellor or registrar, as the case may be;

“confirmatory faculty” means a faculty which validates any act requiring a faculty which has been done without prior authorisation by faculty;

“the Council” refers the Council for the Care of Churches;

“diocese” means the diocese in which the building concerned is situated (or is deemed to be situated under Section 6(3) of the Measure);

“English Heritage” means the Historic Buildings and Monuments Commission for England;

“exhumation” means the removal from the ground, catacomb, mausoleum, or columbarium of a body or cremated human remains;

“faculty”, “petition for a faculty”, or “proceedings for a faculty” mean a faculty, petition or proceedings in relation to a building;

“interim faculty” means any licence or order made by the chancellor in respect of any works or proposals pending the final determination by him of a petition for faculty for such works or proposals;

“list” means the list maintained by the Council for the Care of Churches under Section 1(1) of the Measure;

“the Measure” means the Care of Places of Worship Measure 1999;

“national amenity society” means any of the following, the Ancient Monuments Society, the Council for British Archaeology, the Georgian Group, the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings, the Victorian Society, the Twentieth Century Society and such other body as may from time to time be designated by the Dean of the Arches and Auditor as a national amenity society for the purpose of the 1991 Measure;

“Statement of Needs” means a document which sets out the reasons why it is considered that the needs of the users of the building cannot be met without making changes to the building;

“Statement of Significance” means a document which summarises the historical development of the building and identifies the important features that make major contributions to the character of the building.

(2) The Interpretation Act 1978(2) shall apply for the interpretation of these Rules as it applies for the interpretation of Measures passed by the General Synod.

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