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Ecclesiastical Legislation (Consequential Amendments) (Jersey) Law 2022

A LAW to amend Jersey legislation consequential on the attachment of Jersey to the Church of England Diocese of Salisbury instead of the Diocese of Winchester.

Adopted by the States                                                                    2nd March 2022

Sanctioned by Order of Her Majesty in Council                         8th June 2022

Registered by the Royal Court                                                        17th June 2022

Coming into force                                                      in accordance with Article 5

THE STATES, subject to the sanction of Her Most Excellent Majesty in Council, have adopted the following Law –

1        Loi (1839) sur l’acquis de propriété foncière par les rectorats amended

In the Loi (1839) sur l’acquis de propriété foncière par les rectorats for “avec l’autorisation de Monseigneur l’Evêque de Winchester” there is substituted “avec l’autorisation du Très Révérend Doyen de Jersey”.

2        Loi (1899) réglant l’application de certains Actes de Parlement aux Districts Ecclésiastiques repealed

The Loi (1899) réglant l’application de certains Actes de Parlement aux Districts Ecclésiastiques is repealed.

3        Sharing of Church Buildings (Jersey) Law 1973 amended

In Article 2 of the Sharing of Church Buildings (Jersey) Law 1973 (agreements for sharing church buildings) –

(a)     in paragraph (4) for “Bishop of Winchester and the Jersey Decanal Synod” there is substituted “Bishop of Salisbury and the Jersey Deanery Synod”;

(b)     in paragraph (5) for “Where the See of Winchester is vacant, or the Bishop of Winchester is unable” there is substituted “Where the See of Salisbury is vacant, or the Bishop of Salisbury is unable”.

4        Ecclesiastical District of St. Luke with St. James (Jersey) Law 1993 amended

In the Ecclesiastical District of St. Luke with St. James (Jersey) Law 1993 –

(a)     in the long title “in the Diocese of Winchester,” is deleted;

(b)     in Article 4 (right of presentation of subsequent incumbents) for “alternately by the Bishop of the Diocese and the Crown, the Bishop of the Diocese having the first turn” there is substituted “by the Crown”.

5        Citation and commencement

This Law may be cited as the Ecclesiastical Legislation (Consequential Amendments) (Jersey) Law 2022 and comes into force on a day to be specified by the Chief Minister by Order.

 

 

 


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