Extra-Parochial Ministry Measure 1967

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
Citationmeasure 1967 No. 2


Extra-Parochial Ministry Measure 1967

A MEASURE passed by the National Assembly of the Church of England to authorise the Minister of a parish to exercise his ministry outside the parish for the benefit of persons on the electoral roll of the parish: and for licensing a Minister to exercise his ministry at or for the benefit of an institution without the consent of and without being subject to the control of the Minister of the parish.

[14th July 1967]

S-1 Ministry to non-resident electors.

1 Ministry to non-resident electors.

The Minister of a parish may perform offices and services at the home of any person whose name is on the church electoral roll of the parish but who is not resident in the parish, to the like extent and in the like circumstances as he performs offices and services at the homes of his parishioners resident in the parish, but excluding the performance of any office or service attended by persons other than the members of the family and household of the person whose name is on the church electoral roll; and the performance of offices and services in accordance with this section shall not require the consent or be subject to the control of the Minister of the parish in which they are performed.

S-2 Ministry at or for the benefit of certain institutions.

2 Ministry at or for the benefit of certain institutions.

(1) The Bishop of the diocese in which any university, college, school, hospital or public or charitable institution is situated, whether or not it possesses a chapel, may license a clergyman of the Church of England to perform such offices and services as may be specified in the licence on any premises forming part of or belonging to the institution in question, including residential premises managed by the institution and occupied by the members or staff of the institution:

Provided that no such licence shall extend to the solemnisation of marriage.

(2) The performance of offices and services in accordance with any such licence shall not require the consent or be subject to the control of the Minister of the parish in which they are performed.

(3) The alms collected in the course of or in connection with the performance of such offices and services shall be disposed of in such a manner as the Minister performing the office or service, subject to the direction of the Bishop of the diocese, may determine.

(4) A licence granted under this section may be revoked at any time by the...

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