In re St Peter’s Church, Draycott – WLR Daily

Posted March 24th, 2009 in ecclesiastical law, faculties, law reports by sally

In re St Peter’s Church, Draycott; [2009] WLR (D) 105

A consistory court should not exercise its jurisdiction to authorise the sale of a font in order to carry out repairs to a church, merely on the basis of a ‘financial need’. The court had to be satisfied that there was a ‘financial emergency’ which meant an immediate pressing need to carry out urgent critical work for which funds were not, or could not be made, available.”

WLR Daily, 23rd March 2009


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