HL Deb 12 July 1867 vol 188 c1427

(The Archbishop of Canterbury.)

(Formerly CONSECRATION OF CHURCHYAEDS (No. 2) BILL.—(The Bishop of Oxford.)

Amendments reported (according to Order).


moved the insertion of the following clause:— And whereas, by an Act passed in the 4th and 5th years of the reign of Her present Majesty, entitled, 'An Act to afford further facilities for the Conveyance and Endowment of Sites for Schools,' and by another Act passed in the 13th and 14th years of the reign of Her present Majesty, entitled, 'An Act to extend and explain the provisions of the Acts for the granting of Sites for Schools' powers are given to persons being seised in fee-simple, fee-tail, or for life of and in any manor or lands of freehold, copyhold, or customary tenure, and having the beneficial interest therein, may grant, convey, or enfranchise by way of gift, sale, or exchange in fee-simple or for a term of years, any quantity not exceeding one acre of such land as a site for a school subject to the provisions in the said Acts, and it is expedient that the same powers should be extended to persons willing to grant land for the enlargement of churchyards or burial places in England or Wales; be it therefore enacted that the said Acts shall be deemed to apply to all persons desirous of granting land for the purpose of such enlargement, in the same way as if the said land had been granted as a site for a school, provided, nevertheless, that no such grant shall be made Otherwise than in fee-simple.

Motion agreed to.

Clause added to the Bill.

Further Amendment made; Bill to be read 3a on Monday, the 22nd instant; and to be printed as amended (No. 222).