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10Vacation of office by non-residentiary canons in Christ Church Cathedral.U.K.

(1)In subsection (1) of section 43 of the M1Cathedrals Measure 1963 (power of the Bishop of Oxford to appoint non-residentiary canons) the words from “and any such” to the end shall be omitted and after that subsection there shall be inserted:—

(2)Subject to subsection (3) of this section, a non-residentiary canon in the said cathedral church shall, unless the bishop otherwise determines, vacate that office—

(a)on ceasing to be beneficed, or licensed to serve, in the diocese of Oxford, or

(b)on attaining the age of seventy years,

whichever event first occurs .

(3)Subsection (2) of this section shall not apply to any person who held the office of non-residentiary canon in the said cathedral church at the commencement of the Church of England (Miscellaneous Provisions) Measure 1978, but, unless the bishop otherwise determines, that person shall vacate that office on ceasing to reside in the diocese of Oxford.

(4)The bishop may confer the title of canon emeritus in the said cathedral church on any person who vacates the office of non-residentiary canon in that church in accordance with subsection (2) or (3) of this section or in accordance with subsection (1) thereof, as originally enacted.

(2)Subsection (2) of the said section 43 shall be re-numbered (5) and in that section (rights and duties of non-residentiary canons to be determined by the dean and canons) after the words “non-residentiary canons” there shall be inserted the words “and of canons emeriti”.

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C1The text of ss. 1, 4, 6, 10, 11(1) and 12 is in the form in which it was originally enacted: it was not reproduced in Statutes in Force and does not reflect any amendments or repeals which may have been made prior to 1.2.1991.

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