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Church RepresentationE

1Church Representation RulesE

(1)For Schedule 3 to the Synodical Government Measure 1969 (the Church Representation Rules) substitute the Schedule 3 contained in Schedule 1 to this Measure.

(2)In section 7 of that Measure (power to make Church Representation Rules), after subsection (1) insert—

(1A)A resolution under this section may include transitional, transitory or saving provision in connection with the commencement of a provision of the resolution.

(1B)A resolution under this section may include consequential provision, including provision which amends, or which repeals or revokes a provision of, a Measure or an instrument made under a Measure.

(3)Schedule 2 to this Measure (which contains consequential amendments) has effect.

(4)Schedule 3 to this Measure (which contains transitional provisions and savings) has effect.

Commencement Information

I1S. 1 in force at 1.1.2020 by S.I. 2019/1460, art. 2

MinistersE

2Admission to holy ordersE

The General Synod may make provision by Canon for the bishop of a diocese to admit a person into Holy Orders if the bishop is satisfied that the person is to be provided with an office to be held under Common Tenure in the diocese.

Commencement Information

I2S. 2 in force at 1.1.2020 by S.I. 2019/1460, art. 2

FinalE

3Short title, commencement and extentE

(1)This Measure may be cited as the Church Representation and Ministers Measure 2019.

(2)This section comes into force on the day on which this Measure is passed.

(3)The preceding 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 purposes.

(4)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.

(5)The power to make an order under subsection (3) or (4) is exercisable by statutory instrument; and the Statutory Instruments Act 1946 applies as if the order had been made by a Minister of the Crown and as if this Measure were an Act of Parliament.

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

(7)This Measure may be applied to the Channel Islands, or either of them, in accordance with the Channel Islands (Church Legislation) Measures 1931 and 1957; and a reference in this section to the Channel Islands or either of them has the same meaning as a reference in those Measures to the Islands or either of them.

(8)If an Act of Tynwald or an instrument made under an Act of Tynwald so provides, the provisions of this Measure extend to the Isle of Man subject to such exceptions, adaptations or modifications as are specified in the Act or instrument.