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Ecclesiastical Fees Measure 1986

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I

    1. Parochial Fees

      1. 1.Preparation of Parochial Fees Order

      2. 2. Procedure for making Parochial Fees Orders.

      3. 3. Provisions as to persons to whom parochial fees are to be paid.

  3. Part II

    1. Ecclesiastical Judges’ and Legal Officers’ Fees

      1. 4. Constitution of Fees Advisory Commission

      2. 5. Legal Officers (Annual Fees) Orders.

      3. 6. Ecclesiastical Judges and Legal Officers (Fees) Orders.

  4. Part III

    1. Miscellaneous and General

      1. 7. Recovery of fees.

      2. 8. Reimbursement of archbishops or bishops.

      3. 9. Private, local and personal Acts which are inconsistent with Parochial Fees Orders.

      4. 10. Interpretation.

      5. 11. Repeals, consequential amendments and transitional provisions.

      6. 12. Short title, extent and commencement.


    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Private, Local and Personal Acts which are Inconsistent with Parochial Fees Orders

      1. 1.Where a Parochial Fees Order is inconsistent with a private,...

      2. 2.Where the Church Commissioners prepare a draft order under paragraph...

      3. 3.The Church Commissioners shall consider all representations made to them...

      4. 4.When the periods during which representations may be made under...

      5. 5.The Statutory Instruments Act 1946 shall apply to an order...

      6. 6.The Church Commissioners shall send copies of any order made...

    2. SCHEDULE A1



        1. Burial on a separate occasion

          1. 1.... “ On separate occasion ” means on any occasion...

        2. Burial of child

          1. 2.No fee is payable in respect of the funeral or...

        3. Burial of cremated remains in churches or closed churchyards

          1. 3.Where cremated remains are buried in or under a church...

        4. Monuments in churchyards

          1. 4.Different fees may be prescribed for different types of monument...

        5. Searches in Church Registers, etc.

          1. 5.The search fee relates to a ‘particular search’ where the...

        6. Definitions

          1. 6.In this Schedule— “ burial ” includes deposit in a...

    3. SCHEDULE 2

      Transitional Provisions

      1. 1.No order made under Part I of this Measure shall...

      2. 2.Until the Fees Advisory Commission is constituted under this Measure,...

      3. 3.Notwithstanding the repeal by this Measure of the Ecclesiastical Fees...

      4. 4.Any sum payable to any person under the provisions of...

      5. 5.Nothing in this Schedule shall be taken as prejudicing the...

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