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Church Representation Ecumenical Relations and Ministers Measure

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76 Church Representation, Ecumenical Relations and Ministers Measure Schedule 2 — Church Representation Rules: consequential amendments Channel Islands (Representation) Measure 1931 2 In section 7 of the Channel Islands (Representation) Measure 1931 (power of Decanal Conferences to make rules), for “the Church Assembly, including the rules for the representation of the laity” substitute “the General Synod, including the Church Representation Rules”. 5 City of London (Guild Churches) Act 1952 3 The City of London (Guild Churches) Act 1952 is amended as follows. 4 (1) Section 15 (electoral rolls) is amended as follows. (2) In subsection (1), for “the Rules for the Representation of the Laity for church electoral rolls” substitute “the Church Representation Rules”. (3) In the proviso to subsection (2)(i), for the words from “to the lay electoral commission” to the end substitute “in accordance with the Church Representation Rules as if it were a refusal of enrolment on the church electoral roll of the parish in which the church is situated”. 5 (1) Section 18 (the title to which becomes “Scheme for application of Church Representation Rules etc.”) is amended as follows. (2) In subsection (2), for the words from “lay representatives” to “ruri-decanal conference” in the first place it appears, substitute “parochial representatives of the laity to be elected to the deanery synod”. (3) In paragraph (b) of that subsection, for the words from “lay representatives” to “on the ruri-decanal conference” substitute “parochial representatives of the laity to the deanery synod shall be conducted in such manner and to secure due representation on the deanery synod”. (4) In subsection (3), for the words from “the Rules” to the end substitute “the Church Representation Rules or the Parochial Church Councils (Powers) Measure 1956”. 6 In section 32 (ward churches), in subsection (4), for “sub-rule (1) of rule 10 of the Rules for the Representation of the Laity” substitute “Rule M12(1) in Part 9 of the Church Representation Rules”. Marriage Act 1949 10 15 20 25 30 7 In section 72(4) of the Marriage Act 1949 (definition of “church electoral roll”), for the words from “the Rules” to the end substitute “the Church Representation Rules”. Parochial Church Councils (Powers) Measure 1956 8 The Parochial Church Councils (Powers) Measure 1956 is amended as follows. 9 In section 1 (interpretation), for the definition of “Minister” and “Parish” substitute— ““Minister” has the meaning given in Rule 74 of the Church Representation Rules; “Parish” has the meaning given in Rule 73 of those Rules;”. 35 40 First Consideration - February 2017

Church Representation, Ecumenical Relations and Ministers Measure Schedule 2 — Church Representation Rules: consequential amendments 77 10 (1) Section 2 (general functions of PCC) is amended as follows. (2) In subsection (2), after paragraph (e) insert “; (f) appointing sidesmen.” (3) After that subsection insert— “(2A) A person is eligible for appointment under subsection (2)(f) only if the person’s name is on the roll of the parish.” 11 In section 8(3) (form and manner of financial statements), for “prescribed by” substitute “specified by”. 12 After section 8 insert— “8A Vacancy in office: bishop to give directions (1) This section applies where— (a) an office in a parish is vacant, and (b) no express provision for filling the vacancy is made by or under a Measure or Canon. (2) The bishop of the diocese in which the parish is situated must give directions for the discharge of the functions of the holder of the office.” 5 10 15 Synodical Government Measure 1969 13 The Synodical Government Measure 1969 is amended as follows. 14 In section 4(4) (advisory and consultative functions of diocesan synod), for “rule 28” substitute “the standing orders of the diocesan synod under Rule 39”. 15 In section 7(1) (Church Representation Rules), omit “, including the matters hitherto provided for by the Rules for the Representation of the Laity”. Incumbents (Vacation of Benefices) Measure 1977 20 25 16 In section 10(6A) of the Incumbents (Vacation of Benefices) Measure 1977 (disqualification from membership of PCC), for “rule 12(1)(e)” substitute “Rule M12(1)(i) in Part 9”. Patronage (Benefices) Measure 1986 17 (1) Schedule 2 to the Patronage (Benefices) Measure 1986 (rights of presentation) is amended as follows. (2) Omit paragraphs 19 and 20 (which relate to team councils and joint parochial church councils). (3) In consequence of that, in paragraph 1, omit “, except in a case in which paragraph 19 or 20 below applies,”. 30 35 National Institutions Measure 1998 18 In Schedule 1 to the National Institutions Measure 1998 (Archbishops’ Council), in paragraph 9(1)(c) (ex officio membership of General Synod for actual communicant), for “Rule 54(1)” substitute “Rule 74(3)”. First Consideration - February 2017

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