a) To undertake annually a due diligence examination of Property Registers and Manse Condition Schedules of church properties within the Presbytery bounds.

b) To be the Committee through which the Presbytery Buildings Officer reports to Presbytery. [Note: Line management of the Presbytery Buildings Officer is exercised by the General Trustees.]

c) To receive from the Presbytery Buildings Officer the professional surveys of all buildings within the Presbytery bounds.

d) To arrange the required inspection of manses in times of vacancy.

e) To provide oversight and guidance with regard to all church properties within the Presbytery bounds, in particular ensuring that congregations obtain the necessary permissions, including the permission of Presbytery and the General Trustees as per the limits in the Presbytery’s Standing Orders, before undertaking programmes of work.

f) To advise and help process applications for grants and loans in relation to property work.

g) To work with the Buildings Officer in advising on good practice and provide information on Health and Safety matters.