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Ecclesiastical Committee - Two-Hundred and Twenty-Fifth Report

Here you can browse the report which was ordered by the House of Lords and the House of Commons to be printed 30 April 2008.


CONTENTS


Terms of Reference

REPORT

COMMENTS AND EXPLANATIONS OF THE GENERAL SYNOD

The Main Provisions of the Measure and the Main Issues Considered by the General Synod

A. Section 1(1) and (12)(b)—The Right to Marry in the Parish Church of a Parish with which the Person Concerned has a Qualifying Connection

B. Section 1(3), (4), (12)(C), (13) and (14)—The Qualifying Connections

C. Section 1(2), (10) and (11)—Places where Marriages may be Solemnised under the Measure

D. Section 1(12)(a)—The "Minister"

E. Section 1(8)-(9)—Information to be Provided to Establish a Qualifying Connection

F. Section 1(5)-(8)—Publication of Banns

G. Section 2—Common Licence

H. Section 3—Guidance  89

I. Sections 4 and 5—Supplementary Provisions, Citation, Commencement and Extent

Conclusion

Appendix: Suggested Additional Qualifying Connections

PROCEEDINGS OF MEETING WITH REPRESENTATIVES OF THE GENERAL SYNOD, 28TH APRIL 2008




 
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