ISLE OF MAN

CHURCH MEASURES

Measures 1990-2016 enacted under Church (Application of General Synod Measures) Act 1979 and Church Legislation Procedure Act 1993

Reference Title Effect In force
GC 131/90 Pastoral Measure (Isle of Man) 1990 Applies Pastoral Measure 1983 with modifications 1 Jan 1991 (GC 144/90)
Repealed 1 Jan 2013 by SD 654/12
GC 132/90 Legal Aid and Miscellaneous Provisions (Isle of Man) Measure 1990 Applies Church of England (Legal Aid and Miscellaneous Provisions) Measure 1988 with modifications (note SD 546/95 below) 1 Jul 1990 (GC 145/90)
GC 3/91 Church (Miscellaneous Provisions) Measure (Isle of Man) 1990 Applies Incumbents and Churchwardens (Trusts) Measure 1964, Churchwardens (Appointment and Resignation) Measure 1964 [but see SD 435/13 below], Clergy (Ordination and Miscellaneous Provisions) Measure 1964, Church of England (Miscellaneous Provisions) Measure 1983, Ecclesiastical Fees Measure 1986 [but see SD 2014/0108 below] and Deacons (Ordination of Women) Measure 1986 with modifications 1 Apr 1991 (ss.3-7 & Schs.3-5); 1 Jan 1992 (ss.1 & 2 & Schs.1 & 2) (GC 40/91)
GC 485/92 Care of Churches and Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction Measure (Isle of Man) 1992 Applies Care of Churches and Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction Measure 1991 with modifications 1 Apr 1993 (part); 1 Jan 1994 (rest) (SD 102/93)
SD 496/93 Church (Miscellaneous Provisions) Measure (Isle of Man) 1991 Applies Church of England (Miscellaneous Provisions) Measure 1992 with modifications 1 Jan 1994 (SD 509/93)
SD 254/94 Statute Law Revision Measure (Isle of Man) 1994 Inter alia, modifies Church of England (Ecumenical Relations) Measure 1988 21 Jun 1994
SD 260/95 Incumbents (Disability) Measure (Isle of Man) 1995 Makes provision corresponding to Incumbents (Vacation of Benefices) Measure 1977 Part II 1 Jan 1996 (SD 457/95)
Repealed 1 Jul 2015 by SD 2015/0236
SD 546/95 Legal Aid Measure (Isle of Man) 1995 Applies Church of England (Legal Aid) Measure 1994 with modifications; repeals GC 132/90 (above) so far as it relates to legal aid 19 Oct 1995
SD 714/96 Incumbents (Pastoral Breakdown) Measure (Isle of Man) 1996 Makes provision corresponding to Incumbents (Vacation of Benefices) Measure 1977 Part I (note SD 538/05 below); applies ss.13 & 14 of, and Sch.2 to, 1977 Measure, and Incumbents (Vacation of Benefices) (Amendment) Measure 1993, with modifications 1 Jan 1998 (SD 641/97)
Repealed 1 Jul 2015 by SD 2015/0236
SD 715/96 Church (Miscellaneous Provisions) Measure (Isle of Man) 1996 Applies Pastoral (Amendment) Measure 1994 and Church of England (Miscellaneous Provisions) Measure 1995 with modifications 1 Apr 1997 (SD 27/97)
SD 637/97 Patronage Measure (Isle of Man) 1997 Applies Patronage (Benefices) Measure 1986 with modifications; also makes provision corresponding to Benefices Act 1898 s.2 1 Jan 1998 (SD 638/97)
SD 142/99 Assistant Curates Measure (Isle of Man) 1999 Makes provision corresponding to Pluralities Act 1838 ss.95 & 97 16 Mar 1999
Repealed 1 Jul 2013 by SD 260/13
SD 339/00 Sale of Parsonages Measure (Isle of Man) 2000 Amends Church Act 1992 Sch.6 17 May 2000
Repealed 1 Jul 2015 by SD 2015/0236
SD 533/00 Church Records Measure (Isle of Man) 2000 Provides for safe custody of diocesan and parochial registers and records 13 Oct 2000 (for purpose of making orders &c); 1 Jan 2001 (for other purposes) (SD 682/00)
SD 155/02 Church (Miscellaneous Provisions) Measure (Isle of Man) 2002 Applies Church of England (Miscellaneous Provisions) Measure 2000 with modifications 19 Feb 2002
SD 538/05 Clergy Discipline Measure (Isle of Man) 2005 Applies Clergy Discipline Measure 2003 with modifications; amends SD 714/96 (above) 1 Jan 2006 (SD 854/05)
SD 809/09 Church (Miscellaneous Provisions) Measure (Isle of Man) 2009 Applies certain provisions of Church of England (Miscellaneous Provisions) Measures 2005 and 2006; amends GC 485/92 (above); and transfers certain rule-making functions 1 Jan 2010 (except s.3) (SD 810/09)
SD 958/10 Parochial Church Councils and Accounts Measure (Isle of Man) 2010 Applies the PCCs (Powers) Measure 1956; amends GC 3/91 (above); and further modifies the Church Representation Rules 1 Jan 2011
SD 959/10 Convocations Measure (Isle of Man) 2010 Repeals Convocations Ordinance 1703 19 Oct 2010
SD 624/11 Church Offices Measure (Isle of Man) 2011 Applies certain provisions of Dioceses, Pastoral and Mission Measure 2007, Church of England (Miscellaneous Provisions) Measure 2010, Vacancies in Suffragan Sees and other Ecclesiastical Offices Measure 2010 and Crown Benefices (Parish Representatives) Measure 2010; amends constitution of Cathedral Chapter; makes new provision for office of Diocesan Registrar; and makes provision for relinquishment of Holy Orders 1 Aug 2011 (ss.1-4, 6 & 8); 15 Oct 2011 (s.5) (SD 625/11)
SD 192/12 Ecclesiastical Offices (Terms of Service) Measure (Isle of Man) 2012 Applies the Ecclesiastical Offices (Terms of Service) Measure 2009 1 May 2012 (for purposes of making regulations etc.); 1 Jan 2013 (for all other purposes) (SD 220/12)
SD 654/12 Mission and Pastoral Measure (Isle of Man) 2012 Makes provision for the Isle of Man corresponding to the Mission and Pastoral Measure 2011 (in place of the Pastoral Measure 1983); applies Mission and Pastoral Measure 2011 Sch.4 para.11; replaces deaneries with mission partnerships and abolishes deanery synods and the office of rural dean; repeals GC 131/90 (above) 16 Oct 2012 (ss.1-4 & 47(2); 18 Oct 2012 (s.46 & Sch.8 para.4 for purposes of certain schemes); 1 Jan 2013 (s.46 & Sch.8 para.4 for all other purposes; rest except ss.1-4 & 47) (SD 672/12)
SD 435/13 Churchwardens Measure (Isle of Man) 2013 Makes new provision with respect to the appointment and term of office of churchwardens (in place of the Churchwardens (Appointment and Resignation) Measure 1964) 1 Jan 2015 (SD 2014/0371)
SD 436/13 Clergy Discipline (Amendment) Measure (Isle of Man) 2013 Applies the Clergy Discipline (Amendment) Measure 2013 to the Isle of Man 1 Aug 2014 (SD 2014/0199)
SD 2014/0108 Church Fees Measure (Isle of Man) 2014 Makes new provision for ecclesiastical fees 1 Jul 2014 (except s.7, Sch.2 para.2 & Sch.3 para.5); 1 Jan 2015 (rest) (SD 2014/0198)
SD 2015/0236 Church (Miscellaneous Provisions) Measure (Isle of Man) 2015 Applies certain provisions of Church of England (Miscellaneous Provisions) Measure 2014; amends Mission and Pastoral Measure (Isle of Man) 2012; repeals obsolete enactments 1 Jul 2015 (SD 2015/0238)
SD 2015/0257 Bishops and Priests (Consecration and Ordination of Women) Measure (Isle of Man) 2015 Applies certain provisions of the Bishops and Priests (Consecration and Ordination of Women) Measure 2014 to the Isle of Man 21 Jul 2015
SD 2015/0258 Patronage (Amendment) Measure (Isle of Man) 2015 Amends Patronage (Benefices) Measure 1986 21 Jul 2015
SD 2016/0080 Care of Churches and Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction (Amendment) Measure (Isle of Man) 2016 Applies the Care of Churches and Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction (Amendment) Measure 2015 to the Isle of Man 17 Feb 2016

Measures from 2000 onward are available on the Tynwald website. The text of all Measures in force as at 1 January 2014 is printed in Manx Church Legislation (4th ed., 2014).