17Short title, commencement and extent

(1)This Measure may be cited as the Church of England (Miscellaneous Provisions) Measure 2018.

(2)The following provisions come into force on the day on which this Measure is passed—

(a)section 2 (Church Commissioners: land registration requirements on disposals of land);

(b)sections 6(2), (3), (7), (8) and (12), 8(5) and (6), 10(1) and (2) and 11(8) and (9) (which make consequential amendments and minor technical provisions about certain powers to make subordinate legislation);

(c)section 9(1), (2) and (4) (General Synod: power to vary or cancel meetings in session);

(d)paragraphs 1 and 7 of the Schedule (Legal Aid rules: delayed delivery of bill) and section 10(3) and (4) so far as relating to them;

(e)this section.

(3)The other provisions of this Measure come into force on such day as the Archbishops of Canterbury and York may by order jointly appoint; and different days may be appointed for different purposes.

(4)The Archbishops of Canterbury and York may by order jointly make transitional, transitory or saving provision in connection with the commencement of a provision of this Measure.

(5)Transitory provision under subsection (4) may, in particular, modify the application of a provision of this Measure pending the commencement of a provision of another Measure.

(6)The power to make an order under subsection (3) or (4) is exercisable by statutory instrument; and the Statutory Instruments Act 1946 applies as if the order had been made by a Minister of the Crown and as if this Measure were an Act of Parliament.

(7)This Measure extends to—

(a)the whole of the province of Canterbury, except the Channel Islands (subject to subsection (8)), and

(b)the whole of the province of York, except the Isle of Man (subject to subsection (9)).

(8)This Measure may be applied to the Channel Islands, or either of them, in accordance with the Channel Islands (Church Legislation) Measures 1931 and 1957; and a reference in this section to the Channel Islands or either of them has the same meaning as a reference in those Measures to the Islands or either of them has.

(9)If an Act of Tynwald or an instrument made under an Act of Tynwald so provides, this Measure extends to the Isle of Man subject to such exceptions, adaptations or modifications as are specified in the Act or instrument.