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Act 12, 1978 (XII) – Act anent Ministers’ Expenses and Supplements. 24th May 1978

The General Assembly ordain that legitimate expenses shall be payable to ministers by their congregations in respect of the following items: Rates and Taxes on Manses; Telephone; Communion expenses; Car and/or Travelling Expenses; a fair proportion of heating and lighting of manse; such expenses shall not be regarded as supplement.

Cash supplements in addition to payment of listed expenses shall only be allowable by congregations in Group I and on the basis of a minimum of one pound to central funds for each pound of supplement: but in no case shall cash supplements exceeding 50 per cent. Of the Equal Dividend be allowed.

In the case of a vacant Congregation, the Interim-Moderator shall have refunded to him by the Congregation, all travelling and other expenses incurred by him in discharging such duties on behalf of the Congregation as would normally fall to be undertaken by the minister if the charge were settled.

The General Assembly repeal Act III (Class 2) 1961 and Act III (Class 2) 1966.