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the trustees for methodist church purposes and the connexional team1
THE TRUSTEES FOR METHODIST CHURCH PURPOSESand THE CONNEXIONAL TEAM

THE TRUSTEES FOR

METHODIST CHURCH PURPOSES

Who we are and what we do

Neville Johnson

Chief Legal Officer

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THE TRUSTEES FOR METHODIST CHURCH PURPOSESand THE CONNEXIONAL TEAM

TMCP as Custodian Trustee

Holds Title to Methodist Trust Property

Does not get involved in day to day management

Has a duty to ensure Managing Trustees do not act in breach of trust

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THE TRUSTEES FOR METHODIST CHURCH PURPOSESand THE CONNEXIONAL TEAM

TMCP Legal Section

  • Reviews legal documents before signature by Managing Trustees
  • Gives general guidance to Managing Trustees and their solicitors on a range of issues
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THE TRUSTEES FOR METHODIST CHURCH PURPOSESand THE CONNEXIONAL TEAM

Occupation Licences

Joanne Broadbridge

Senior Legal Officer

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THE TRUSTEES FOR METHODIST CHURCH PURPOSESand THE CONNEXIONAL TEAM

Types of Licence

Standard form for general use

- by most hirers of Church premises

Pre-School Use

Car Parking

Garden Use

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THE TRUSTEES FOR METHODIST CHURCH PURPOSESand THE CONNEXIONAL TEAM

Licences

When are they to be used ?

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THE TRUSTEES FOR METHODIST CHURCH PURPOSESand THE CONNEXIONAL TEAM

Licences

When could a Licence be a Lease ?

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THE TRUSTEES FOR METHODIST CHURCH PURPOSESand THE CONNEXIONAL TEAM

Licences

What about the one-off ?

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THE TRUSTEES FOR METHODIST CHURCH PURPOSESand THE CONNEXIONAL TEAM

Litigation

Neville Johnson

Chief Legal Officer

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THE TRUSTEES FOR METHODIST CHURCH PURPOSESand THE CONNEXIONAL TEAM

Litigation

Permission is needed

under Standing Orders

  • to commence proceedings, and
  • to continue to defend them
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THE TRUSTEES FOR METHODIST CHURCH PURPOSESand THE CONNEXIONAL TEAM

Litigation

How is the permission obtained ?

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Litigation

Costs – who can help

Is the case connexionally important ?

Legal Expenses Reserve Fund loan or grant

Methodist Insurance: DAS legal insurance

THE TRUSTEES FOR METHODIST CHURCH PURPOSESand THE CONNEXIONAL TEAM
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THE TRUSTEES FOR METHODIST CHURCH PURPOSESand THE CONNEXIONAL TEAM

Burial Grounds

Joanne Broadbridge

Senior Legal Officer

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THE TRUSTEES FOR METHODIST CHURCH PURPOSESand THE CONNEXIONAL TEAM

Burial Grounds

Creation - don’t !!!!

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THE TRUSTEES FOR METHODIST CHURCH PURPOSESand THE CONNEXIONAL TEAM

Burial Grounds

Can we close a burial ground

to new burials ?

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THE TRUSTEES FOR METHODIST CHURCH PURPOSESand THE CONNEXIONAL TEAM

Burial Grounds

Ashes

Interment Scattering

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THE TRUSTEES FOR METHODIST CHURCH PURPOSESand THE CONNEXIONAL TEAM

Burial Grounds

Can we dispose of a burial ground ?

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THE TRUSTEES FOR METHODIST CHURCH PURPOSESand THE CONNEXIONAL TEAM

Burial Grounds

Can we continue to inter bodies after we have sold a burial ground ?

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THE TRUSTEES FOR METHODIST CHURCH PURPOSESand THE CONNEXIONAL TEAM

Burial Grounds

Monuments and Tombstones

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THE TRUSTEES FOR METHODIST CHURCH PURPOSESand THE CONNEXIONAL TEAM

Section 106 Agreements

Neville Johnson

Chief Legal Officer

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THE TRUSTEES FOR METHODIST CHURCH PURPOSESand THE CONNEXIONAL TEAM

Section 106 Agreements

When are they needed ?

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Section 106 Agreements

types of obligation

to provide facilities

Use of the property

Use of the money

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THE TRUSTEES FOR METHODIST CHURCH PURPOSESand THE CONNEXIONAL TEAM

Section 106 Agreements

Who must approve the document ?

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THE TRUSTEES FOR METHODIST CHURCH PURPOSESand THE CONNEXIONAL TEAM

Section 106 Agreements

Problems

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THE TRUSTEES FOR METHODIST CHURCH PURPOSESand THE CONNEXIONAL TEAM

Amalgamation of

Churches and Circuits

David Phillips

Legal Officer

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THE TRUSTEES FOR METHODIST CHURCH PURPOSESand THE CONNEXIONAL TEAM

Amalgamation of

Churches and Circuits

How can Churches amalgamate ?

When should they do so ?

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THE TRUSTEES FOR METHODIST CHURCH PURPOSESand THE CONNEXIONAL TEAM

Amalgamation of

Churches and Circuits

Other options ?

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THE TRUSTEES FOR METHODIST CHURCH PURPOSESand THE CONNEXIONAL TEAM

Amalgamation of

Churches and Circuits

How can Circuits amalgamate ?

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THE TRUSTEES FOR METHODIST CHURCH PURPOSESand THE CONNEXIONAL TEAM

Bequests

Neville Johnson

Chief Legal Officer

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THE TRUSTEES FOR METHODIST CHURCH PURPOSESand THE CONNEXIONAL TEAM

Types of Bequest

Model Trusts

Permanent Endowment

Specific Trusts

Discretionary Trusts

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THE TRUSTEES FOR METHODIST CHURCH PURPOSESand THE CONNEXIONAL TEAM

Model Trust Bequests

Why are they preferred ?

Because the gift never lapses

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THE TRUSTEES FOR METHODIST CHURCH PURPOSESand THE CONNEXIONAL TEAM

Permanent Endowment

Bequests

Income only can be used

Can the Managing Trustees ever access the capital ?

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THE TRUSTEES FOR METHODIST CHURCH PURPOSESand THE CONNEXIONAL TEAM

Conclusion

Joanne Broadbridge

Senior Legal Officer

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THE TRUSTEES FOR METHODIST CHURCH PURPOSESand THE CONNEXIONAL TEAM

Legal Guidance Notes to be rewritten

Any questions ?