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F1Cathedrals Measure 1999

1999 No. 1

A Measure passed by the General Synod of the Church of England to make further provision with respect to the constitution, statutes and administration of cathedrals.

Textual Amendments

F1Measure repealed (except for ss. 39(1), 40 and Sch. 2) (29.4.2021 for specified purposes, see s. 53(1)(d), and otherwise in accordance with s. 53(3)(6)-(8)) by Cathedrals Measure 2021 (No. 2), s. 51(1) (with ss. 24(8), 42(4), 48, 52(1))

F1Part IE Governing bodies and financial provisions

F1 General provisionsE

F11 Duty to have regard to cathedral’s purpose.E

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F12 Establishment of cathedral bodies.E

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F13 The Council.E

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F14 The Chapter.E

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F15 The College of Canons.E

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F16 Provisions concerning bishops.E

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F17 Provisions concerning deans.E

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F18 Two residentiary canons to be engaged exclusively on cathedral duties.E

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F19 Further provisions required to be included in constitution.E

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F110 Further provisions which may be included in constitution.E

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F111 Statutes.E

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F112 Provisions as to cathedrals for which there was no dean and chapter.E

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F1 Provisions as to propertyE

F113 Vesting of property in cathedral.E

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F114 Schemes for transfer of property to cathedral.E

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F115 Acquisition and disposal of land.E

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F116 Cathedral moneys: investment powers, etc.E

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F117 Proceeds of disposal of property forming part of endowment of cathedral.E

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F117AInvestment of endowment funds on total return basisE

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F118 Provisions as to moneys held by Church Commissioners on behalf of a cathedral.E

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F119 Allocation of houses for residentiary use.E

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F120 Inspection of cathedral property.E

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F1 Financial provisionsE

F121 Stipends of dean and residentiary canons.E

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F122 Payment towards expenses incurred by newly appointed deans and canons.E

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F123 Grants for the payment of stipends and salaries.E

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F124 Grants for houses to be occupied by clerks holding office in the cathedral.E

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F125 Grants for repair of chancels.E

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F126 Borrowing powers of Chapters.E

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F127 Accounts, etc.E

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F1Part IIE Revision of constitution and statutes

F128 Power of Council to revise constitution and statutes.E

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F129 Procedure for revision of constitution.E

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F130 Procedure for revision of statutes.E

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F131 Signatories.E

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F132 Saving for Crown rights.E

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Part IIIE Miscellaneous and general

F133 Saving for existing interests.E

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Textual Amendments

F1Measure repealed (except for ss. 39(1), 40 and Sch. 2) (29.4.2021 for specified purposes, see s. 53(1)(d), and otherwise in accordance with s. 53(3)(6)-(8)) by Cathedrals Measure 2021 (No. 2), s. 51(1) (with ss. 24(8), 42(4), 48, 52(1))

F134 Charities.E

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Textual Amendments

F1Measure repealed (except for ss. 39(1), 40 and Sch. 2) (29.4.2021 for specified purposes, see s. 53(1)(d), and otherwise in accordance with s. 53(3)(6)-(8)) by Cathedrals Measure 2021 (No. 2), s. 51(1) (with ss. 24(8), 42(4), 48, 52(1))

F135 Interpretation.E

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Textual Amendments

F1Measure repealed (except for ss. 39(1), 40 and Sch. 2) (29.4.2021 for specified purposes, see s. 53(1)(d), and otherwise in accordance with s. 53(3)(6)-(8)) by Cathedrals Measure 2021 (No. 2), s. 51(1) (with ss. 24(8), 42(4), 48, 52(1))

F136 Construction of references to dean and chapter, etc.E

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Textual Amendments

F1Measure repealed (except for ss. 39(1), 40 and Sch. 2) (29.4.2021 for specified purposes, see s. 53(1)(d), and otherwise in accordance with s. 53(3)(6)-(8)) by Cathedrals Measure 2021 (No. 2), s. 51(1) (with ss. 24(8), 42(4), 48, 52(1))

F137 Application.E

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Textual Amendments

F1Measure repealed (except for ss. 39(1), 40 and Sch. 2) (29.4.2021 for specified purposes, see s. 53(1)(d), and otherwise in accordance with s. 53(3)(6)-(8)) by Cathedrals Measure 2021 (No. 2), s. 51(1) (with ss. 24(8), 42(4), 48, 52(1))

F138 Transitional provisions and savings.E

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Textual Amendments

F1Measure repealed (except for ss. 39(1), 40 and Sch. 2) (29.4.2021 for specified purposes, see s. 53(1)(d), and otherwise in accordance with s. 53(3)(6)-(8)) by Cathedrals Measure 2021 (No. 2), s. 51(1) (with ss. 24(8), 42(4), 48, 52(1))

39 Amendments and repeals.E

(1)The enactments specified in Schedule 2 to this Measure shall have effect subject to the amendments specified in that Schedule, being minor amendments or amendments consequential on the provisions of this Measure.

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Textual Amendments

F1Measure repealed (except for ss. 39(1), 40 and Sch. 2) (29.4.2021 for specified purposes, see s. 53(1)(d), and otherwise in accordance with s. 53(3)(6)-(8)) by Cathedrals Measure 2021 (No. 2), s. 51(1) (with ss. 24(8), 42(4), 48, 52(1))

40 Citation.E

This Measure may be cited as the Cathedrals Measure 1999 and the Cathedrals Measures 1963 and 1976 and this Measure may be cited together as the Cathedrals Measures 1963 to 1999.

SCHEDULES

F1SCHEDULE A1 TO CATHEDRALS MEASURE 1999EInvestments of cathedral held on total return basis

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Section 38(1).

F1SCHEDULE 1E Transitional provisions

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Section 39(1).

SCHEDULE 2E Minor and consequential amendments

Ecclesiastical Commissioners (Powers) Measure 1936E

1EIn the M1Ecclesiastical Commissioners (Powers) Measure 1936 in section 2(3)(d) the words from “or other” to the end shall be omitted.

Marginal Citations

M126 Geo.5&1 Edw.8 No.5.

Cathedrals Measure 1963E

2EThe M2Cathedrals Measure 1963 shall be amended as follows.

Marginal Citations

3EIn section 40 (provisions as to Newcastle Chapter Endowment Fund) for the words from the beginning to “section 1 of this Measure” there shall be substituted the words “ The statutes made in pursuance of paragraph 1 of Schedule 1 to the Cathedrals Measure 1999 and any revision thereof under Part II of that Measure ” and for the words from “that scheme” to the end there shall be substituted the words “ the date on which those statutes come into operation that Fund shall be applied for the purpose for which it was applied immediately before that date ”

4EIn section 41 (provisions as to canonry annexed to archdeaconry of Norfolk) in subsection (3) at the end there shall be inserted the words “ The said sum shall be fifty pounds per annum. ”.

5EIn section 42 (provision for appointment of additional canon at Oxford)—

(a)in subsection (4) for the words from “and subsection (2) of section 9” to “section 7 of this Measure” there shall be substituted the words “ sections 8(2) and (3), 21, 22 and 35(1) of the Cathedrals Measure 1999 shall apply in relation to that canon as if that Measure ”;

(b)for subsection (6) there shall be substituted—

(6)The bishop, the dean and canons and the Church Commissioners acting jointly may make an instrument for the purposes of this section varying or replacing any instrument previously made thereunder and for the time being in force, and the provisions of this section with any adaptations necessary to take account of the passing of the Cathedrals Measure 1999 shall apply under this subsection as they applied in relation to an instrument made before the passing of that Measure..

6EIn section 44 (provisions as to Southwark) in subsection (1) for the words “A scheme made under this Measure” there shall be substituted the words “ The constitution or statutes made in pursuance of paragraph 1 of Schedule 1 to the Cathedrals Measure 1999 and any revision thereof under Part II of that Measure ”.

Dioceses Measure 1978E

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Textual Amendments

F2Sch. 2 para. 7 repealed (1.9.2008) by Dioceses, Pastoral and Mission Measure 2007 (No. 1), s. 66(2), Sch. 7; S.I. 2008/1, Instrument made by Archbishops

Church Representation RulesE

8EIn rule 27(1) of the M3Church Representation Rules for sub-paragraph (b) there shall be substituted—

(b)in the case of a cathedral church which is not a parish church, of lay persons who are declared by the dean to be habitual worshippers at the cathedral church:

Provided that, in relation to Westminster Abbey, St George’s Chapel, Windsor and the cathedral church of Christ in Oxford, this sub-paragraph shall have effect as if at the end there were inserted the words “and whose names are not entered on the roll of any parish;”.

Marginal Citations

Priests (Ordination of Women) Measure 1993E

9EIn section 3(9) of the M4Priests (Ordination of Women) Measure 1993—

(a)after the words “Cathedrals Measure 1963” there shall be inserted the words “ or section 12 of the Cathedrals Measure 1999 ”;

(b)the words from “or any other body” to the end shall be omitted.

Marginal Citations

Section 39(2).

F1SCHEDULE 3E Repeals

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