Age Limit Guidance

Guidance under Regulation 29A (10) Ecclesiastical Offices (Terms of Service) Regulations 2009

On 10 August, we cross-posted Patrick Shorrock’s summary of the Ecclesiastical Offices (Terms of Service) (Amendment) Regulations 2017 (“the Regulations”)which came into effect on 1 July 2017, changing certain aspects of the provisions governing how clergy over 70 hold office. There were first published in the National Archdeacons’ Forum: Archdeacons’ News, Bulletin no. 26 July 2017, and Patrick kindly permitted us to post a revised version. On 3 October, the Archbishops’ Council published its Age Limit Guidance relating to the Regulations on the Church’s Document Library.  Continue reading