Interpretation Measure 1925

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Citationmeasure 1925 No. 1


‘Interpretation Measure, 1925.’

(15 & 16 Geo. 5.)

A M E A S U R E

passed by

The National Assembly of the Church of England.

To provide for the construction of the Constitution of the National Assembly of the Church of England referred to in the Church of England Assembly (Powers) Act, 1919, and for the construction and proof of Measures passed under that Act.

[28th May 1925]

S-1 Application of Interpretation Act, 1889, to Measures.

1 Application of Interpretation Act, 1889, to Measures.

The Interpretation Act, 1889, except section five thereof (which relates to the meaning of ‘parish’), shall apply to this Measure, and to all Measures passed by the Church Assembly, after this Measure, in like manner as it applies to an Act of Parliament, and as if this Measure and those Measures were Acts of Parliament.

S-2 Application of other enactment containing generalrules of construction.

2 Application of other enactment containing generalrules of construction.

Where by any enactment (other than the Interpretation Act, 1889) a meaning is assigned (unless the contrary intention appears) to any word or expression in all cases where that word or expression is used in Acts of Parliament, or in Acts of Parliament passed after a certain date, that enactment shall apply to this Measure and to all Measures passed by the Church Assembly after this Measure in like manner as it applies to an Act of Parliament, and as if this Measure and those Measures were Acts of Parliament:

Provided that in all such Measures, unless the contrary intention appears—

a ) The expression ‘England’ shall include the town of Berwick-upon-Tweed, but shall not include any part of England or Wales to which the Welsh Church Act, 1914, applies and
b ) Notwithstanding anything in such last-mentioned Act, the expression ‘Church of England’ shall not include the Church in Wales
S-3 Meaning of certain expressions in Measures.

3 Meaning of certain expressions in Measures.

In this Measure, and in every Measure passed by the Church Assembly after this Measure, unless the contrary intention appears—

The expression ‘Act of Uniformity’ means the Act of the fourteenth year of the reign of King Charles the Second, chapter four, intituled ‘An Act for the Uniformity of Public Prayers and Administration of Sacraments and other Rites and Ceremonies, and for establishing the Form of Making, Ordaining and...

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