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Provisions relating to propertyU.K.

15(1)A scheme by which a new diocese is to be created shall provide for transferring any property vested in or held by a diocesan body for a former diocese to the corresponding body for the new diocese, when constituted, and vesting such property in that body without any conveyance or other assurance.U.K.

In this sub-paragraph “diocesan body” has the same meaning as in section 19 of this Measure.

(2)Without prejudice to the provisions of the M1Bishops Trusts Substitution Act 1858, such a scheme may provide for the trusts of any charity established for ecclesiastical purposes of the Church of England the property of which is vested in, or under the management or control of,—

(a)any of the following persons, that is to say, the bishop of a former diocese, any archdeacon of a former diocese and any rural dean thereof, or

(b)any of the following bodies, that is to say, the [F1Chapter] of the cathedral church of a former diocese, the diocesan board of finance therefor and any other diocesan authority therefor,

with or without, in any case, other persons, to have effect with the substitution, for that person, of the person holding the corresponding office in the new diocese and, for that body, of the corresponding body in that diocese, and for any change under any such provision in the vesting of property to have effect without any conveyance or other assurance.

(3)In this paragraph “diocesan authority” has the same meaning as in the M2Parochial Church Councils (Powers) Measure 1956 and “former diocese” means a diocese any part of the area of which is to be comprised in the new diocese.

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F1Words in Sch. para. 15(2)(b) substituted (30.6.1999 with application as mentioned in s. 38(3)) by 1999 No. 1, s. 39(1), Sch. 2 para. 7(c) (with ss. 33, 34, 37, 38(5)(6))

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16U.K.A scheme by which a new diocese is to be created shall provide for authorising the Commissioners to hold for the new diocese any fund held by them for a former diocese or to make such apportionment of that fund as between the new diocese and a former diocese as they think fit.

In this paragraph “former diocese” has the same meaning as in paragraph 15 above.

17U.K.Paragraphs 15 and 16 above shall apply to a scheme by which the boundaries between dioceses are to be altered without creating a new diocese as if the diocese in which any part of the area of another diocese is to be comprised were the new diocese.

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