Document Library


terms of service/Policy & legislation

 
download icon
gs1784 (PDF-193.63KB)
General Synod,Church of England

Terms of Service Directions


download icon
gs1784x (PDF-47.24KB)
General Synod,Church of England

Terms of Service Explanatory memorandum


download icon
EOTOS 2009 - Common Tenure flowchart (DOC-67.5KB)
Church Commissioners

Following queries on the effect of Common Tenure provisions on pastoral reorganisation, guidance was provided to all Diocesan Secretaries, Diocesan Mission and Pastoral Committee Secretaries, Diocesan Registrars, Archdeacons by the Pastoral Division.


download icon
EOTOS 2009 - Restriction Note (DOC-25.5KB)
Church Commissioners

Following queries on the effect of Common Tenure provisions on pastoral reorganisation, guidance was provided to all Diocesan Secretaries, Diocesan Mission and Pastoral Committee Secretaries, Diocesan Registrars, Archdeacons by the Pastoral Division.


download icon
Ecclesiastical Offices (Terms of Service) Measure 2009 (PDF-146.35KB)
Church of England

A measure passed by the General Synod of the Church of England, laid before both Houses of Parliament pursuant to the Church of England Assembly (Powers) Act 1919


download icon
Common Tenure on two sides of A4 (PDF-28.63KB)
Church of England

A new form of tenure for clergy office holders called Common Tenure came into effect on 31 January 2011. Clergy and other office holders continue to be appointed as vicars, rectors, assistant curates, priests in charge and so on. Under these new arrangements, a post may only be limited to a fixed term in certain specified circumstances and the great majority of office holders may remain in a particular post until they resign or retire.


download icon
Comparison of freehold with Common Tenure (PDF-21.39KB)
Church of England

This document compares the current and new legislation with regards to continuing ministerial education, grievance/capability, Ministerial Development Reviews, Clergy Discipline Measure, removal from office, severance, sale of parsonage house, statement of rights and responsibilities, right to minimum stipend, right to specified time off and unfair dismissal.


download icon
Summary of the legislation (PDF-58.66KB)
Church of England

By 2011 many clergy in the Church of England will hold their Ecclesiastical Office under a new form of tenure. Common Tenure is part of a framework of terms of service that brings security, clarity and the opportunity for people to work together to encourage and support the clergy's ministry.


download icon
Ministerial Development Review - guidance January 2010 (PDF-43.32KB)
Church of England

This guidance is issued under Regulation 18 of the Ecclesiastical Offices (Terms of Service) Regulations 2009 and sets out advice in relation to the making and keeping under review arrangements for Ministerial Development Review schemes in dioceses.


download icon
Capability Procedure - code of practice (PDF-120.43KB)
Church of England

This document is split into 4 parts. Part 1: introduction. Part 2: general. Part 3: before invoking the formal procedure. Part 4: the formal procedure.


Showing 1 - 10 of 29 results123