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Repair of Benefice Buildings Measure 1972

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16 Powers of Board to pay rates, rent and other outgoings.E

(1)The Board shall, in respect of any parsonage house or other residence of an incumbent in the diocese, have power to make good to the incumbent or defray on his behalf—

(a)any general rate, water rate or drainage rate;

(b)any payments for the maintenance of a private road, common drive, party fence or wall, or other thing maintainable in common;

(c)any payment in respect of a rent charge or other charge;

(d)any rent or other payment under a lease or tenancy;

F1(e). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

(2)The Board shall have power to defray the cost of repairs to any such residence not being a parsonage house, or any repairs to a parsonage house held on lease being repairs for which the incumbent is liable.

[F2(3)The Board shall in respect of any parsonage house in the diocese have power to defray on behalf of the Diocesan Board of Finance for the diocese any periodical payment in respect of a loan made by the Commissioners to that Board for the provision, improvement, division or demolition of that house or the safeguarding of the amenities thereof and any accrued interest thereon.]

[F3(4)The Board shall in respect of any building in the diocese (other than a parsonage house or other residence of an incumbent in the diocese) used as a residence by any person declared by the bishop to be engaged in the cure of souls within the diocese have power to defray on behalf of the Diocesan Board of Finance for the diocese the cost of any such payments as are referred to in paragraphs (a) to (d) of subsection (1) above and the costs, charges and expenses of any sale.]

Textual Amendments

F1S. 16(1)(e) omitted (1.1.2001) by 2000 Measure No. 1, s. 7, Sch. 4 para. 6; Instrument dated 14.12.00 made by the Archbishops of Canterbury and York

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