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DAC Advice Leaflets

The Diocesan Advisory Committee is a source of advice for parishes on the care of their buildings and churchyards.

The DAC produces leaflets to help with a wide range of needs: (in alphabetical order down the page)

DAC Advice Leaflets
Alterations to your building
Archaeology
Aural and Visual Communications
Churchyard Handbook - Guide for Families
Churchyard Regulations
Churchyards and Burial grounds - guidance on managing unstable gravestones
Churchyards - Gardens of Remembrance
Churchyards - Guidance and Good Practice for Clergy
Churchyards - New Land for Burials and closure of existing burial grounds
Churchyards - Re-use of Churchyards for Burials
Churchyards - Wildlife
Closed Churches Use for Public Worship
Disability Discrimination Act
Electrical Wiring and Testing
Environment
Faculties
Fire Alarms
Fire Prevention (including storage sheds and petrol storage)
Fire Safety - Institution of Fire Engineers Guidance
Fire Safety Legislation (Fire Risk Assessments)
Flags
Gifts for Use in Churches
Health and Safety for Places of Worship and Church Halls - link to guidance from Ecclesiastical Insurance
Heating
Listed Places of Worship Grant Scheme
Making the most of your church building
Memorials - Diocesan framework for review
Minor Matters advice and diocesan practice from April 2020
Minor Matters Lists A and B from April 2020
Minor Matters - Additional Matters (No.1) Order 2016 - Commonwealth War Graves
Minor Matters - Additional Matters (No.1) Order 2018 - Royal British Legion Silent Soldier Silhouettes
Minor Matters - Additional Matters (No.3) Order 2018 - Preliminary Investigative Works
Minor Matters - Additional Matters (No.4) Order 2018 - Filming in Churches
Minor Matters - Additional Matters (No.1) Order 2020 - Hand Sanitisers Unlisted Building
Minor Matters - Additional Matters (No.2) Order 2020 - Hand Sanitisers Listed Building
Noticeboards
Oil Storage
Parochial Registers and Records
Professional Advisers
Quinquennial Inspections
Rubbish Storage
Safety of Ladders and high-level access
Solar Panels
Stained Glass
Statements of Significance and Need
Tea points and Toilets
Telecomms guidance
Terrier and Inventory
Textiles
Working at Height
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