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45 Interpretation.E

(1)In this Measure, except in so far as the context otherwise requires, the following expressions have the meanings hereby respectively assigned to them:—

  • the appointed day” means the day appointed under section 49(2) of this Measure;

  • benefice” means the office of a rector or vicar of a parish or parishes, with cure of souls, but not including the office of vicar in a team ministry;

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  • the Commissioners” means the Church Commissioners;

  • Diocesan Board of Finance” means, in relation to a diocese, the board of that name constituted under the M1Diocesan Boards of Finance Measure 1925 for that diocese or recognised under section 9 of the M2Diocesan Stipends Funds Measure 1953 as being the board of finance for that diocese for the purpose of that Measure;

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  • diocesan stipends fund” means, in relation to a diocese, the fund of that name established under the M3Reorganisation Areas Measure 1944 or the M4Pastoral Reorganisation Measure 1949 or the M5Diocesan Stipends Funds Measure 1953 for that diocese;

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  • land” includes land of any tenure, and mines and minerals, whether or not held apart from the surface, buildings or parts of buildings (whether the division is horizontal, vertical or made in any other way) and other corporeal hereditaments, also a manor, a rent and other incorporeal hereditaments other than an advowson, and an easement, right, privilege or benefit in, over or derived from land;

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  • parsonage house” means a residence vested in the incumbent of a benefice (when the benefice is full), being his official residence, and includes the buildings, gardens, orchards, paddocks, walls, fences and appurtenances occupied with the residence; and “excluded part of a parsonage house” means any part of a parsonage house which by reason of a certificate of the bishop under section 11 of the M6Parsonages Measure 1938 is to be deemed not to form part of that house;

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  • pastoral scheme” means a scheme made by the CommissionersF2...under Part I of the [F3Pastoral Measure 1983], and includes any scheme made in pursuance of proposals by a joint pastoral committee appointed under [F3section 13] of that Measure;

  • sale”, in relation to an easement, right, privilege, or benefit in, over or derived from land, includes grant.

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(3)Any reference in this Measure to any enactment shall be construed as a reference to that enactment as amended by any subsequent enactment, including this Measure.

Textual Amendments

F1Words in s. 45(1) repealed (1.3.2019) by Church Property Measure 2018 (No. 8), s. 53(2), Sch. 3 (with Sch. 2); S.I. 2019/97, art. 2

F2Words in s. 45(1) omitted (1.6.2005) by virtue of Church of England (Miscellaneous Provisions) Measure 2005 (No. 3), s. 11(2), Sch. 3 para. 7; 2005 No. 2, Instrument made by Archbishops

F3S. 45(1): words in definition of “pastoral scheme" substituted (1.1.2001) by 2000 Measure No. 1, s. 8, Sch. 5 para. 13(b); Instrument dated 14.12.2000 made by the Archbishops of Canterbury and York

Marginal Citations

46 Effect of endowment income diversion provisions in certain schemes and orders.U.K.

The provisions of Schedule 4 to this Measure shall have effect in relation to a provision in a pastoral scheme or order that part of the income of the endowments of a benefice shall be paid to the income account of a diocesan stipends fund where—

(a)the scheme or order is made, and in the case of the scheme confirmed, on or after the appointed day but the inclusion therein of such a provision was under consideration before that day; or

(b)the scheme or order was made, and in the case of the scheme confirmed, before that day but the provision in question comes into force on or after that day.

47 Amendments, transitional provisions and repeals.U.K.

(1)Schedule 5 to this Measure, which contains minor and consequential amendments of certain enactments, shall have effect.

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(4)The Acts and Measures specified in Schedule 8 to this Measure are hereby repealed to the extent specified in column 3 of that Schedule.

Textual Amendments

F5S. 47(2)(3) repealed (1.3.2019) by Church Property Measure 2018 (No. 8), s. 53(2), Sch. 3 (with Sch. 2); S.I. 2019/97, art. 2

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C1The text of ss. 9, 18(4)(5), 35, 38(1), 41, 44, 47(1)(4), Sch. 5 and Sch. 8 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

48 Extent and application.U.K.

(1)This Measure shall extend to the whole of the provinces of Canterbury and York, except the Channel Islands and the diocese of Sodor and Man, but may be applied to the Channel Islands or either of them, as defined in the M7Channel Islands (Church Legislation) Measures 1931 and M81957, in accordance with those Measures.

(2)This Measure applies to benefices in the patronage of the Crown or of the Duchy of Cornwall.

Marginal Citations

49 Short title, and commencement.U.K.

(1)This Measure may be cited as the Endowments and Glebe Measure 1976.

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Textual Amendments

F6S. 49(2) repealed (22.7.2004) by Statute Law (Repeals) Act 2004 (c. 14), Sch. 1 Pt. 6 Group 2(2)

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C21.4.1978 appointed under s. 49(2)

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