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Patronage (Benefices) Measure 1986

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[F1Patronage exercisable jointlyU.K.

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20A.Power to appoint another joint patronU.K.

(1)This section applies where the right to present to a benefice upon a vacancy is vested in different persons jointly.

(2)Any of the registered patrons whose concurrence would be required for the exercise of the joint right may appoint another of those persons to act on that patron’s behalf in respect of a vacancy in the benefice.

(3)A registered patron may make an appointment or be appointed under this section only if the patron—

(a)has made the declaration of membership, or

(b)being unable to do so, is acting through a representative.

(4)A registered patron appointed under this section may on behalf of the patron who made the appointment—

(a)concur in the exercise of the joint right, and

(b)act under section 12, 13, 15 or 17.

(5)The power of a registered patron to act under an appointment under this section does not affect the power of that patron to act in that patron’s own capacity as such.

(6)In a case within subsection (3)(b), it is the representative, on behalf of the registered patron, who in practice makes the appointment or is appointed; and the references in subsections (4) and (5) to a registered patron are to be read accordingly.

(7)An appointment under this section may be revoked; but the revocation of an appointment under this section does not affect the validity of anything done under the appointment.

(8)An appointment under this section, or the revocation of an appointment under this section, must be made in writing.]

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