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Dioceses, Pastoral and Mission Measure 2007

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37Amendment of proposals and preparation of draft scheme by Commissioners

Section 5 shall be amended as follows—

(a)in subsection (2), the words “provide for a declaration of redundancy and also” shall be omitted;

(b)in subsection (2), for the words “Advisory Board” there shall be substituted the words “Church Buildings Council; and

(c)for subsection (4) there shall be substituted the following subsection—

(4)The Commissioners shall prepare a draft scheme to give effect to the proposals, with any amendments made under subsection (3):

Provided that—

(i)the Commissioners may, with the agreement of the bishop, given after consultation with the mission and pastoral committee, decide to proceed with some but not all of the proposals, and in that case this subsection shall apply as if they were the only proposals;

(ii)if, as a result of the Commissioners' decision under proviso (i), the proposals no longer contain a declaration of closure for regular public worship, the Commissioners shall refer the proposals to the mission and pastoral committee and the committee shall proceed as if the proposals related to a draft pastoral scheme which does not contain such a declaration or draft order, as the case may be..

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