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Sections 2, 3, 27.

FIRST SCHEDULEE Oaths to be taken F1. . . F1. . ., by Judges of Consistory, Arches and Chancery Courts

Part IE Oaths to be taken F2. . . by all Judges

“I, , do swear that I will be faithful and bear true allegiance to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, Her Heirs and successors, according to law.So help me God.”

“I, , do swear that I will, to the uttermost of my understanding, deal uprightly and justly in my office, without respect of favour or reward.So help me God.”

Part II. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F3E

F4SECOND SCHEDULEE Examiners and Assessors

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Textual Amendments

F4Sch. 2 repealed (1.1.2006) by Clergy Discipline Measure 2003 (No. 3), s. 48(2), Sch. 2 (with s. 47); S.I. 2005/6, Instrument made by Archbishops


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Section 86

FOURTH SCHEDULEE Amendments of Other Enactments.

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C1The text of Sch. 4 is in the form in which it was originally enacted: it was not reproduced in Statutes in Force and, except as indicated, does not reflect any amendments or repeals which may have been made prior to 1.2.1991


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Textual Amendments


Textual Amendments

F7Sch. 4 entries repealed (22.7.2004) by Statute Law (Repeals) Act 2004 (c. 14), Sch. 1 Pt. 6 Group 1


The Clerical Disabilities Act, 1870.E

In section four, in paragraph (3), the reference to the enactmentsmentioned in the first Schedule shall include a reference to thisMeasure.

The Benefices Act, 1898.E

In sub-section (5) of section one for the words “under section two ofthe Clergy Discipline Act, 1892”, there shall be substituted “ undersection eighteen and Part IV of the Ecclesiastical JurisdictionMeasure, 1963 ”.



Section 87.

FIFTH SCHEDULEE Enactments Repealed

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C2The text of Sch. 5 is in the form in which it was originally enacted: it was not reproduced in Statutes in Force and does not reflect any amendments or repeals which may have been made prior to 1.2.1991

Session, and Chapter or NumberTitle or Short TitleExtent of Repeal
13 Edw. 1. ...The Statute of Circumspecte Agatis.The whole statute.
18 Edw. 1. ...The Statute of the Writ of the Consultation.The whole statute.
9 Edw. 2. Stat. 1.Aritcles for the Clergy...Chapters I, II, VI and VII.
25 Edw. 3. Stat. 6.An Ordinance for the Clergy made at Westminster in the Twenty-fifth year of the Reign of K. Edward III.Chapter VIII.
50 Edw. 3. ...Of the Pardons and Graces granted by the King to the Commonalty of His Realm of England; in the Fiftieth year of King Edward III.The whole Act.
2 Hen. 5. Stat. 1.Chapter III.
21 Hen. 8. c. 6The Mortuaries Act, 1529...The whole Act.
23 Hen. 8. c. 9The Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction Act, 1531.The whole Act.
24 Hen. 8. c. 12The Ecclesiastical Appeals Act, 1532.In section three, the words from “in manner and forme as hereafter ensueth” to the end.
In section four, the words from the beginning to “any other courte or courtes”.
25 Hen. 8. c. 19.The Submission of the Clergy Act, 1533.In section four, the words from “but that all manner of appelles” to the end.
Section six.
32 Hen. 8. c. 7.The Tithe Act, 1540 ...In section five, the proviso.
2 & 3 Edw. 6. c. 1.The Act of Uniformity, 1548Sections five, twelve and thirteen.
5 & 6 Edw. 6. c. 4.The Brawling Act, 1551 ...The whole Act.
1 Mary, Sess. 2. c. 3.The Brawling Act, 1553 ...Sections five and six.
1 Eliz. 1. c. 2.The Act of Uniformity, 1558Sections six, eleven and twelve.
5 Eliz. 1. c. 23.The Writ De Excommunicato Capiendo Act, 1562.The whole Act.
13 Eliz. 1. c. 12.The Ordination of Ministers Act, 1571.Section two.
1 Car. 1.c. 1...The Sunday Observance Act, 1625.The second proviso.
3 Car. 1. c. 2...An Act for the further reformacion of sondry abuses committed on the Lord’s Day commonlie called Sonday.The third proviso.
16 Car. 1. c. 11An Act for repeal of a branch of a Statute primo concerning Commissioners for causes Ecclesiasticall.The whole Act.
13 Car. 2. Stat. 1. c. 12.The Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction Act, 1661.The whole Chapter except section four.
29 Car. 2. c. 9.The Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction Act, 1677.The whole Act.
28 Geo. 2. c. 6.The Mortuaries (Chester) Act, 1755.The preamble and section one.
21 Geo. 3. c. 49.The Sunday Observance Act, 1780.Section seven.
31 Geo. 3. c. 32.The Roman Catholic Relief Act, 1791.In section twelve, the words “in any ecclesiastical court or elsewhere”.
53. Geo. 3. c. 127.The Ecclesiastical Courts Act, 1813.Sections one, two and three and the Schedules.
In section five, the words “or in any Ecclesiastical Court”.
In section seven, the second proviso.
The Schedules.
10 Geo. 4. c. 53.The Ecclesiastical Courts Act, 1829.The whole Act.
2 & 3 Will. 4. c. 92.The Privy Council Appeals Act, 1832.The whole Act.
2 & 3 Will. 4. c. 93.The Ecclesiastical Courts (Contempt) Act, 1832.The whole Act.
3 & 4 Vict. c. 86.The Church Discipline Act, 1840.The whole Act.
3 & 4 Vict. c. 93.The Ecclesiastical Courts Act, 1840.The whole Act.
7 & 8 Vict. c. 59.The Lecturers and Parish Clerks Act, 1844.In section one, the words from “and in case” to the end, and section five.
10 & 11 Vict. c. 98.The Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction Act, 1847.Secion nine.
17 & 18 Vict. c. 47.The Ecclesiastical Courts Act, 1854.The whole Act.
18 & 19 Vict. c. 41.The Ecclesiastical Courts Act, 1855.The whole Act.
23 & 24 Vict. c. 32.The Ecclesiastical Courts Jurisdiction Act, 1860.Section one.
33 & 34 Vict. c. 23.The Forfeiture Act, 1870.Section two in so far as it relates to ecclesiasticaal benefices and the holders thereof.
37 & 38 Vict. c. 85.The Public Worship Regulation Act, 1874.The whole Act.
39 & 40 Vict. c. 59.The Appellate Jurisdiction Act, 1876.In section fourteen the words from “Her Majesty may by Order in Council” to the end.
55 & 56 Vict. c. 32.The Clergy Discipline Act, 1892.The whole Act.
16 & 17 Geo. 5. No. 4.The Ecclesiastical Commissioners Measure, 1926.Section five.
26 Geo. 5. & 1 Edw. 8. No. 5.The Ecclesiastical Commissioners (Powers) Measure, 1936.Section nine.
10 & 11 Geo. 6. No. 1.The Incumbents (Discipline) Measure , 1947.The whole Measure.
12 & 13 Geo. 6. No. 1.The Church Dignitaries (Retirement) Measure, 1949.Part II.
In section thirteen, in subsection (1), the words “or Part II” and, in subsection (4), the words “and subsection (2) of section five”.
In section fourteen, the words “or both under Part II of this Measure and under the Incumbents (Discipline) Measure, 1947”. the words “or the said Measure of 1947”, in both places where they occur, the words “if the proceedings were taken under the Measure of 1945” and the words from “and (ii) if” to “under this Measure”.
In section eighteen, in the definition of “prescribed” the words “the Incumbents (Discipline) Measure, 1947, or”.
13 & 14 Geo. 6. No. 1.The Incumbents (Discipline) Measure, 1947 (Amendment) Measure , 1950.The whole Measure.
14 & 15 Geo. 6. c. 39.The Common Informers Act, 1951.In the Schedule, the entry relating to the Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction Act, 1531.
14 & 15 Geo. 6. No. 2.The Bishops (Retirement) Measure, 1951.Part III.
In section thirteen, the words “Part I or Part II of”.
In section fifteen, the words from “and in the case” to the end.
In section sixteen, in subsection (1), the definition of “The pensions authority” and in subsection (2), the words “or who is a complainant or promoter under Part III hereof”.
1 & 2 Eliz. 2. No. 3.The Incumbents (Discipline) and Church Dignitaries (Retirement) Amendment Measure, 1953.The whole Measure.

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