SCHEDULE 5Miscellaneous Amendments of Acts

Highways Act 1980 (c. 66)

22(1)For section 87(6) there shall be substituted the following subsection—

(6)Where land is—

(a)glebe land, the Diocesan Board of Finance in which the land is vested, with the consent of the Church Commissioners (unless such consent would not be required under the Endowments and Glebe Measure 1976 if the transaction were carried out under that Measure),

(b)land belonging to an ecclesiastical benefice of the Church of England, the incumbent of the benefice, with the consent of the Diocesan Board of Finance, or

(c)part of the endowment of any other ecclesiastical corporation, the ecclesiastical corporation, with the consent of the Church Commissioners,

may enter into an agreement under this section relating to the land either for consideration or gratuitously and any payment made in respect of such agreement may be applied for purposes for which the proceeds of a sale by agreement of the property would be applicable under any enactment or Measure authorising such a sale or disposing of the proceeds of such a sale..

(2)In paragraph 1(4) of Schedule 6 after the word “benefice” there shall be inserted the words “of the Church of England” and for the words “Church Commissioners” there shall be substituted the words “Diocesan Board of Finance for the diocese in which the land is situated”.