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Miscellaneous and general

11Further powers of the Cathedrals Fabric Commission

(1)The Commission may, on receiving a request from the Council for the Care of Churches, give advice to the Council with respect to works which are proposed to be carried out in relation to a church of the Church of England which is not a cathedral church.

(2)The Commission—

(a)may, on receiving a request made with the approval of the Representative Body of the Church in Wales, give advice with respect to works which are proposed to be carried out in relation to a cathedral church in Wales; and

(b)may in exceptional circumstances, with the agreement of the governing body of the Church concerned and of the Standing Committee of the General Synod, give advice in relation to works which are proposed to be carried out in relation to a cathedral church other than a cathedral church of the Church of England or the Church in Wales;

but it shall be a condition of giving any advice by virtue of this subsection that any expenses incurred by the Commission in giving that advice are reimbursed.

(3)The Commission shall have power to exercise any functions in relation to moneys held by any other body or person for the benefit of cathedral churches generally, being functions delegated to it by that body or person.

(4)For the purpose of exercising its functions under this Measure the Commission—

(a)may acquire books, plans, drawings, photographs and other material relating to cathedral churches; and

(b)may from time to time hold conferences for cathedral clergy and staff, cathedral architects, archaeological consultants and others concerned with the care, conservation and maintenance of cathedral churches.