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18 Interpretation.U.K.

(1)In this Measure, unless the context otherwise requires—

  • the appointed day” means the first day of April in such year as the Archbishop of Canterbury may appoint by a notice published in the London Gazette not later than the first day of December in the preceding year;

  • dean” includes the dean F1... of any cathedral church in England, and the deans of Westminster and Windsor;

  • functions” includes powers and duties;

  • officer” includes servant;

  • procedure” includes the fixing of a quorum;

  • property” includes a thing in action and any interest in real or personal property;

  • superannuation benefits” has the same meaning as it has in the M1Superannuation (Various Services) Act, 1938.

(2)References in any Act or Measure (other than this Measure) or in any other document (including any testamentary document) to either of the constituent authorities, or to the common or corporate fund of either of them, shall be construed as references to the Commissioners or, as the case may be, to their general fund.

[F2(3)A reference in this Measure to a meeting of the Commissioners, the Board or a committee constituted by or under this Measure, including a reference to the place at which such a meeting is or is to be held or a reference to being present at such a meeting, is to be construed in accordance with paragraph 8 of Schedule 4.]

[F3(4)A reference in this Measure to a committee constituted by or under this Measure includes a reference to a sub-committee established by that committee (but is not to be read as enabling a sub-committee to establish a sub-committee of its own).]

Textual Amendments

F1Words in s. 18(1) omitted (1.10.2006) by virtue of Church of England (Miscellaneous Provisions) Measure 2006 (No. 1), s. 16(2), Sch. 2 para. 3; 2006 No. 2, Instrument made by Archbishops

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C11.4.1948 appointed under s. 18(1)

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