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Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction Measure 1963

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72 Occupation of parsonage house by person appointed by bishop.E

(1)A bishop who has appointed a person to perform the duties of any benefice under subsection (4) of section seventy-one of this Measure may require such person to reside in the parsonage house belonging thereto, and may assign to him the use of such parsonage house, together with the offices, gardens and appurtenances thereto belonging, or any part or parts thereof, without payment of any rent.

(2)A person residing in the parsonage house under the provisions of this section shall be liable to pay the rates payable in respect of such house, . . . F1, and any sequestrator appointed during any suspension or inhibition under this Measure shall have power to deduct from the stipend of such person any payments for which he shall be liable under this subsection.

(3)The bishop shall have power in any case in which possession of the premises allocated to any person under the provisions of this section is not given up to him, and until such possession shall be given up, to direct that the profits of the benefice arising from the sequestration thereof under this Measure be applied subject to the provisions thereof as if the same arose under a sequestration for non-residence.

(4)A right of residence and any other right vested in a person under the provisions of this section shall determine upon the determination of his appointment.

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C1S. 72 applied (with modifications) (1.1.2006) by Clergy Discipline Measure 2003 (No. 3), ss. 35(1), 48(2) (with s. 47); S.I. 2005/6, Instrument made by Archbishops

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