The Fees were amended on 1st January and they, together with FAQs and further details, can be found on the Church of England’s web-page on Fees.
The Registry website has been completely rebuilt and users will now find:
and many more ‘under-the-hood’ improvements.
From 1st January 2016 there are two lists of ‘matters not requiring a Faculty’: ‘List A and ‘List B’. ‘List A’ matters are works which the PCC can carry out on their church without a Faculty. ‘List B’ matters are works which first require the written permission of the Archdeacon.
From the Faculty Office: Updated marriage law guidance for the clergy: The Second Supplement from the Faculty Office has now been issued. This Supplement is intended to be read alongside the 3rd edition of the Faculty Office marriage guide booklet and the July 2013 First Supplement. It provides an important update to those areas where there have been changes in the law since July 2013, especially on the topic of marriages of non-European nationals in the Church of England. The Supplement is available to download by clicking here. To download the First Supplement, or to buy a copy of the 2010 booklet (3rd edition), visit the Faculty Office website: ‘guidance for the clergy’.