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Channel Islands (Church Legislation) Measure 1931

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1 Interpretation.U.K.

In this Measure—

  • The expression “the Islands” means (a) the Island of Jersey; and (b) the Island and Bailiwick of Guernsey and its dependencies; and references to each or either of the Islands shall be construed accordingly;

  • The expression “the States” means the States of Deliberation of each Island as constituted from time to time;

  • The expression “the Bishop” means the Bishop of Winchester for the time being;

  • The expression “theDeanery Synod” means for each Island an assembly of clergy and laity recognised by the Bishop as the [F1Deanery Synod] of that Island, and consisting of clergy and lay persons of which persons some shall be lay representatives elected in accordance with the M1Channel Islands (Representation) Measure 1931.

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F1Words substituted by virtue of S.I 1970/1117

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2 Application of future Measures.U.K.

Any Measure receiving the Royal Assent after the passing of this Measure, which contains an express provision that it may be applied to the Islands, or either of them, in accordance with this Measure, may, . . . F2, be so applied in accordance with the procedure set out in the Schedule hereto.

3 Application of past Measures.U.K.

Any Measure which has received the Royal Assent before the passing of this Measure may . . . F3, be applied in like manner.

4 Variation of Measures applied.U.K.

Any Measure so applied shall, as from the date of the Order in Council referred to in the Schedule hereto, be deemed to include, with regard to each Island to which it is so applied, the variations (if any) contained in the scheme relating thereto.

5 Saving for other methods of procedure.U.K.

Nothing in this Measure shall affect—

(a)any procedure for applying Measures to the Islands, or either of them, other than the procedure hereby authorised; or

(b)the direct application to the Islands, or either of them, of Measures or parts of Measures dealing exclusively with the formularies of the Church of England or the spiritual rights or privileges of its members.

6 Short title.U.K.

This Measure may be cited as the Channel Islands (Church Legislation) Measure 1931.

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