A Compendious Abstract of the Public General Acts of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland

A Compendious Abstract of the Public General Acts of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1855 edition. Excerpt: ... follows: ---1. Under the provisions of this Act, it shall and may be lawful to unite two or more benefices or one or more benefice or benefices and one or more spiritual sinecure rectory or rectories, vicarage or vicarages, contiguous to each other, without regard to aggregate population or aggregate yearly value, and without any limitation as to the same, and that the union of such benefices shall and may be effected in the manner hereinafter provided. 2. VVhenever it shall be represented in writing to the bishop of the diocese by the inhabitants of any two or more such arishes in vestry assembled, or the major part of t em respectively, due notice of the representation roposed to be made having been given in the usua manner, that the benefices of the parishes of which they are inhabitants may, with advantage to the interests of religion, be united, the bishop of the diocese to whom such representation in writing may be made shall inquire into the circumstances of the case; and if on such inquiry it shall appear to such bishop that such union may usefully be made, and that the patron or patrons of the benefices, rectories, or vicarages proposed to be united are consenting thereto, such consent being signified in writing under the hands of such patron or patrons, or that the patronage of any new church or churches proposed to be erected under this Act is to be vested in such patron or patrons as hereinafter is provided, the said bishop shall cause a statement in writing of the facts, certified and signed by himself, to be submitted to Her Majesty's Commissioners for building new Churches, and the said Commissioners shall institute inquiry, and, if they see fit, may pro a scheme for the union of such bcnefices and or the other...show more

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  • Paperback | 442 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 23mm | 785g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236966325
  • 9781236966322