Irish Church Act, 1869

Dissolution of legislative union between Churches of England and Ireland.

2. On and after the first day of January one thousand eight hundred and seventy-one the said union created by Act of Parliament between the Churches of England and Ireland shall be dissolved, and the said Church of Ireland, herein-after referred to as “ the said Church, ” shall cease to be established by law.

Constitution and Powers of Commissioners.

[Ss. 3–6 rep. 56 & 57 Vict. c. 54. (S.L.R.) S. 3 provided for the appointment of certain persons constituted as Commissioners of Church Temporalities in Ireland.]