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Repealed 1 Jan 2013 by SD 654/12
SM 1 of 1990 Legal Aid and Miscellaneous Provisions (Isle of Man) Measure 1990 Applies Church of England (Legal Aid and Miscellaneous Provisions) Measure 1988 with modifications (note SM 1 of 1995 below) 1 Jul 1990 (GC 145/90)
SM 2 of 1901 Church (Miscellaneous Provisions) Measure (Isle of Man) 1991 Applies Incumbents and Churchwardens (Trusts) Measure 1964, Churchwardens (Appointment and Resignation) Measure 1964 [but see SM 1 of 2013 below], Clergy (Ordination and Miscellaneous Provisions) Measure 1964, Church of England (Miscellaneous Provisions) Measure 1983, Ecclesiastical Fees Measure 1986 [but see SM 1 of 2014 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)
SM 1 of 1992 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)
SM 1 of 1993 Church (Miscellaneous Provisions) Measure (Isle of Man) 1991 Applies Church of England (Miscellaneous Provisions) Measure 1992 with modifications 1 Jan 1994 (SD 509/93)
SM 1 of 1994 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Repealed 1 Jul 2015 by SM 1 of 2015
SM 1 of 1995 Legal Aid Measure (Isle of Man) 1995 Applies Church of England (Legal Aid) Measure 1994 with modifications; repeals SM 1 of 1990 (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Repealed 1 Jul 2015 by SM 1 of 2015
SM 1 of 1996 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)
SM 1 of 1997 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 SM 1 of 2015
SM 1 of 2000 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)
SM 1 of 2002 Church (Miscellaneous Provisions) Measure (Isle of Man) 2002 Applies Church of England (Miscellaneous Provisions) Measure 2000 with modifications 19 Feb 2002
SM 1 of 2005 Clergy Discipline Measure (Isle of Man) 2005 Applies Clergy Discipline Measure 2003 with modifications 1 Jan 2006 (SD 854/05)
SM 1 of 2009 Church (Miscellaneous Provisions) Measure (Isle of Man) 2009 Applies certain provisions of Church of England (Miscellaneous Provisions) Measures 2005 and 2006; amends SM 1 of 1992 (above); and transfers certain rule-making functions 1 Jan 2010 (except s.3) (SD 810/09)
SM 1 of 2010 Parochial Church Councils and Accounts Measure (Isle of Man) 2010 Applies the PCCs (Powers) Measure 1956; amends SM 2 of 1990 (above); and further modifies the Church Representation Rules 1 Jan 2011
SM 2 of 2010 Convocations Measure (Isle of Man) 2010 Repeals Convocations Ordinance 1703 19 Oct 2010
SM 1 of 2011 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); 1 Dec 2017 (s.7) (SD 2017/320)
SM 1 of 2012 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)
SM 2 of 2012 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 MPM 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)
SM 1 of 2013 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)
SM 2 of 2013 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)
SM 1 of 2014 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)
SM 1 of 2015 Church (Miscellaneous Provisions) Measure (Isle of Man) 2015 Applies certain provisions of Church of England (Miscellaneous Provisions) Measure 2014; amends SM 2 of 2012; repeals obsolete enactments 1 Jul 2015 (SD 2015/0238)
SM 2 of 2015 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
SM 3 of 2015 Patronage (Amendment) Measure (Isle of Man) 2015 Amends Patronage (Benefices) Measure 1986 21 Jul 2015
SM 1 of 2016 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
SM 1 of 2017 Safeguarding and Clergy Discipline Measure (Isle of Man) 2017 Applies the Safeguarding and Clergy Discipline Measure 2016 and certain provisions of the Dioceses, Pastoral and Mission Measure 2007 to the Isle of Man; amends SM 1 of 2013 1 Oct 2017 (ss.1 & 2, s.3 (as to SCDM 2016 s.4) & Sch.1 para.4), 1 Jan 2018 (rest) (SD 2017/225)
SM 1 of 2018 Mission and Pastoral (Amendment) Measure (Isle of Man) 2018 makes provisions for mission initiatives; amends provisions relating to pastoral reorganisation; makes minor amendments and repeals 1 Apr 2018 (SD 2018/86)
SM 1 of 2019 Marriage Measure (Isle of Man) 2019 Enables persons to be married in a place of worship in a parish with which they have a qualifying connection 1 Mar 2019 (SD 2019/41)

The text of all Measures in force as at 1 March 2019 may be viewed here. The text of unrepealed Measures as enacted is available on the Tynwald website.