Ecclesiastical Leases (Amendment) Act 1836

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
Citation1836 c. 64
Anno Regni GULIELMI IV. Britanniarum Regis, Sexto. An Act to explain and amend an Act passed in this present Session of Parliament for imposing certain Restrictions on the Renewal of Leases by Ecclesiastical Persons.

(6 & 7 Will. 4) C A P. LXIV.

[13th August 1836]

'WHEREAS by an Act passed in this present Session of Parliament, intituled , it is amongst other Things enacted, that whenever any Archbishop, Bishop, Ecclesiastical Corporation Sole or Aggregate, Dignitary, Canon, Prebendary, Spiritual Person, Master, or Guardian should thereafter grant any renewed Lease of any House, Land, Tithes, or other Hereditaments, Parcel of the Possessions of his or their See, Chapter, Dignity, Canonry, Prebend, Benefice, or Hospital, such Lease should contain such Recital or Statement as therein mentioned, every such Recital or Statement should, so far as relates to the Validity of the Lease so to be granted, be deemed and taken to be conclusive Evidence of the Truth of the Matter so recited or stated; and it is thereby further enacted, that if any Lease contrary to the said Act should have been granted since the First Day ofMarch in this present Year, or should be granted after the passing of the said Act, every such Lease should be void to all Intents and Purposes: And whereas Doubts have been entertained whether Leases granted since the said First Day of March in this Year, or to be hereafter granted, by any Archbishop, Bishop, Ecclesiastical Corporation Sole or Aggregate, Dignitary, Canon, Prebendary, Spiritual Person, Master or Guardian, and which do not contain such Recital or Statement as aforesaid, are not made absolutely void by the aforesaid Enactment; and it is expedient that all such Doubts should be removed:' Be it therefore declared and enacted by the King's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliamentassembled, and by the...

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