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Church Commissioners Measure 1947

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1. Establishment of the Church Commissioners.

  3. 2. Transfer of functions and property.

  4. 3. Method of business.

  5. 4. General meetings of the Commissioners.

  6. 5.Constitution and functions of Board of Governors.

  7. 6.Assets Committee and Audit and Risk Committee

  8. 6A.Further provisions relating to the Assets Committee

  9. 7.Procedure.

  10. 8.†Secretary, agents and other officers.

  11. 9. Sealing and execution of documents by the Commissioners

  12. 10.Finance.

  13. 11. Accounts and audit.

  14. 12. Annual report and accounts to be laid before Parliament and Church Assembly.

  15. 13. Pending and existing proceedings and contracts, etc.

  16. 13A.Charitable object relating to facilities at Lambeth Palace Library

  17. 14. Transfer of stock.

  18. 15. Transfer of Officers.

  19. 16.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  20. 17.Provisions as to superannuation.

  21. 18.Interpretation.

  22. 19. Short title.


      Constitution of the Commissioners

      1. 1.The Commissioners shall be— (a) the following office-holders— the First...

      2. 2.(1) Each elected Commissioner is to hold office for a...

      3. 3.In the event of delay in the election or nomination...

      4. 4.A person shall be disqualified from being a Commissioner so...

      5. 5.If an elected Commissioner who was qualified for election by...

      6. 5A.(1) Without prejudice to paragraph 5 above, if a Commissioner...

      7. 6.Every lay Commissioner, other than a person who is a...


      Constitution of the Board of Governors

      1. 1.The Board shall consist of the following persons— the Archbishops...

      2. 2.Of the twenty-two members to be appointed by the Commissioners...

      3. 3.At the inaugural general meeting of the Commissioners twenty-two members...

      4. 4.The period of office of an appointed member shall run...

      5. 5.The eleven original members to hold office for six years...

      6. 6.As between members in any category, those to hold office...

      7. 7.The Board may from time to time co-opt as additional...

      8. 8.If a member of the Board who was qualified for...


      1. . . . . . . . . . ....


      General Provisions relating to the Commissioners, the Board and Committees

      1. 1.The proceedings of the Commissioners, the Board or a committee...

      2. 2.When an elected or nominated Commissioner proposes to retire, his...

      3. 3.Casual vacancies among elected or nominated Commissioners may be filled...

      4. 4.(1) A person elected to fill a casual vacancy among...

      5. 5.At any meeting of the Commissioners, the Board or a...

      6. 5A.(1) The chairman of the Commissioners, the Board or of...

      7. 6.Minutes of the proceedings of the Commissioners or of the...

      8. 7.The provisions of this Schedule relating to Committees shall in...

      9. 8.(1) A reference in this Measure to a meeting of...

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