1284. Ecclesiastical landlords.

The following provisions have effect as regards the operation of the statutory provisions relating to enfranchisement or extension1 on tenancies2, including subtenancies, of ecclesiastical property3.

In relation to an interest of an ecclesiastical landlord4, the consent of the Church Commissioners5 is required to sanction:

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    (1)     the provisions to be contained in a conveyance to a tenant on enfranchisement6, or in a lease granting a new tenancy7, and the price or rent payable, except as regards matters determined by the court, a leasehold valuation tribunal, the First-tier Tribunal or the Upper Tribunal;

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    (2)     any exercise of the ecclesiastical landlord's rights in