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Care of Churches and Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction (Amendment) Measure 2015

2015 No. 1

A Measure passed by the General Synod of the Church of England to amend the Care of Churches and Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction Measure 1991 and the Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction Measure 1963.

[12th February 2015]

F11Guidance as to the planting etc. of trees in churchyardsE

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F12Powers of archdeaconsE

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F13Consultation with diocesan advisory committeeE

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F14Disused burial groundsE

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F15Powers to prescribe matters not requiring a facultyE

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F16Membership of Rule Committee for matters relating to faculty jurisdiction etc.E

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F17Allocation of appealsE

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F18Power for appellate court to intervene in proceedings in cases of delayE

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F19Duration of office of chancellorE

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10Interlocutory orders in the appellate courtsE

In section 47 of the 1963 Measure (proceedings in Arches and Chancery Court), after subsection (1) insert—

(1A)The Dean of the Arches and Auditor sitting alone in either of the said Courts has jurisdiction to make interlocutory orders, including any directions under section 7(4) of this Measure.

Commencement Information

I1S. 10 in force at 1.4.2015 by S.I. 2015/593, art. 2

11Citation, commencement, extent and interpretationE

(1)This Measure may be cited as the Care of Churches and Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction (Amendment) Measure 2015.

(2)This section comes into force on the day on which this Measure is passed and the other provisions of this Measure come into force on such day as the Archbishops of Canterbury and York may by order jointly appoint; and different days may be appointed for different provisions or for different purposes.

(3)The Archbishops of Canterbury and York may by order jointly make transitional, transitory or saving provision in connection with the commencement of a provision of this Measure.

(4)This Measure extends to the whole of the provinces of Canterbury and York, except that it only extends to the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man in accordance with the following provisions of this section.

(5)This section extends to the Isle of Man and, if an Act of Tynwald or an instrument made under an Act of Tynwald so provides, the other sections of this Measure (except section 4) also extend to the Isle of Man subject to such exceptions, adaptations or modifications as are specified in the Act of Tynwald or instrument.

(6)This section and sections 1 to 3, 5 and 6 may be applied to the Channel Islands as defined in the Channel Islands (Church Legislation) Measures 1931 and 1957, or either of them, in accordance with those Measures.

(7)The power to make an order conferred by subsection (2) or (3) is exercisable by statutory instrument and the Statutory Instruments Act 1946 applies to any such order as if it had been made by a Minister of the Crown and as if this Measure were an Act.

(8)In this Measure—