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Church Property (Miscellaneous Provisions) Measure 1960 (DOC-59KB)
Church of England

A Measure which made certain provisions for church land, notably by amending the New Parishes Measure 1943 and the Parsonages Measure 1938.


Endowments and Glebe Measure 1976(DOC-174KB)
Church of England
A Measure which deals with the management of diocesan glebe holdings, including sale, purchase, letting and the investment of proceeds and the rights of interested parties.


New Parishes Measure 1943(DOC-67.5KB)
Church of England
A Measure dealing with the acquisition of land for church/churchyard/burial ground/church hall/parsonage etc purposes and for the disposal of unconsecrated land no longer required for that purpose.


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Repair of Benefice Buildings Measure 1972 (DOC-102KB)
Church of England

A Measure providing for the repair and management of parsonage houses, including details of quinquennial inspection reports, financial matters and the rights of interested parties.


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Parsonages Measure 1938 (DOC-79KB)
Church of England

A Measure providing for the sale, purchase and improvement etc of parsonage houses and land belonging to benefices and the rights of interested parties.


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Care of Churchyards (DOCM-23.05KB)
Church Commissioners

We prepared the following guide in 1993 in response to the difficulties many parishes were experiencing in making adequate provision for the churchyards in their care.


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Code of Recommended Practice to the Repair of Benefice Buildings Measure (DOC-459.5KB)
Church Commissioners

The RBBM Code gives detailed guidance on parsonage issues including the rights and responsibilities of incumbents (as freehold owners of parsonages but with the rights in effect of tenants) and the equivalent roles of Diocesan Parsonages Boards (with the legal and financial responsibility for maintaining parsonages). It gives guidance on the consultation process, and our role in considering representations. It includes forms for use by diocesan authorities.


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NPM 1943 - Acquisitions of Churches, Church Sites, Churchyards and Burial Grounds (DOCM-23.87KB)
Church Commissioners

Those parts of the New Parishes Measure dealing with the creation of new ecclesiastical districts have been repealed and superseded by provisions in the Pastoral Measure 1983 but the Measure is still commonly used in the acquisition of church property and the disposal of unconsecrated church property when it is no longer needed for its original purpose. Consecrated land has normally to be dealt with under section 30 of the Pastoral Measure.


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NPM 1943 - Application for the Commissioners' consent to the acquisition of land or property for parsonage purposes (DOC-48.5KB)
Church Commissioners

Those parts of the New Parishes Measure dealing with the creation of new ecclesiastical districts have been repealed and superseded by provisions in the Pastoral Measure 1983 but the Measure is still commonly used in the acquisition of church property and the disposal of unconsecrated church property when it is no longer needed for its original purpose. Consecrated land has normally to be dealt with under section 30 of the Pastoral Measure.


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NPM 1943 - Application for the Commissioners' consent to the disposal of parsonage or grant of glebe land (DOC-54.5KB)
Church Commissioners

Those parts of the New Parishes Measure dealing with the creation of new ecclesiastical districts have been repealed and superseded by provisions in the Pastoral Measure 1983 but the Measure is still commonly used in the acquisition of church property and the disposal of unconsecrated church property when it is no longer needed for its original purpose. Consecrated land has normally to be dealt with under section 30 of the Pastoral Measure.


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