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Ecclesiastical Fees Measure 1986

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10 Interpretation.E

In this Measure the following expressions have the meanings hereby respectively assigned to them—

  • [F1church” means a parish church [F2a parochial chapel, a chapel of ease, a chapel of a conventional district], a place licensed for public worship by the bishop under section 29(1) or a building designated as a parish centre of worship by the bishop under section 29(2) of the Pastoral Measure 1983 (1983 No. 1) and, in relation to marriage only, a public chapel licensed for the solemnization of marriages under section 20 of the Marriage Act 1949 or an authorised chapel within the meaning of section 78(1)(a) of that Act, provided that the marriage takes place in accordance with the licence or as mentioned in section 78(1)(a), as the case may be, but does not include any church or chapel in or belonging to any extra-parochial place which is licensed by the bishop under section 21 of that Act and “ churchyard ” shall be construed accordingly;

  • churchyard” includes the curtilage of a church and a burial ground of a church, whether or not immediately adjoining a church; ]

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  • [F5parochial fees” means any fees prescribed in respect of any of the matters set out in Schedule A1.]

Textual Amendments

F1Definitions of “church” and “churchyard” in s. 10 inserted (1.7.2011) by Ecclesiastical Fees (Amendment) Measure 2011 (No. 2), ss. 4(1)(b)(i), 6(2); 2011 No. 1, art. 2

F2Words in definition of “church” ins. 10 inserted (19.5.2014) by Church of England (Miscellaneous Provisions) Measure 2014 (No. 1), s. 21(2), Sch. 2 para. 8; S.I. 2014/1369, art. 2

F4Definition of “parish” in s. 10 omitted (1.7.2011) by virtue of Ecclesiastical Fees (Amendment) Measure 2011 (No. 2), ss. 4(1)(b)(ii), 6(2); 2011 No. 1, art. 2

F5Definition of “parochial fees” in s. 10 substituted (1.7.2011) by Ecclesiastical Fees (Amendment) Measure 2011 (No. 2), ss. 4(1)(b)(iii), 6(2); 2011 No. 1, art. 2

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