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Constitution and Statutes

The Cathedral Church of Christ and the Blessed Virgin Mary in Chester was constituted the Cathedral Church of the Diocese of Chester on 4 August 1541; and Statutes of the Cathedral were published on 4 June 1544.

A new Constitution and revised Statutes came into effect in 1935 and were subsequently amended in 1967, 2000 and 2016.

This revised version of the Constitution and Statutes was approved by the Cathedral Council and came into effect on 4th October 2016.

Download the full document here.