Ecclesiastical Law in UK Law

  • Impacts Of A Disused Burial Ground On Development
    • Mondaq UK
    ......The site, therefore, was subject to Ecclesiastical Law as well as the laws of England. Notwithstanding that the works proposed in this case were most unlikely to disturb human remains, the grant of ......
  • Real Estate Tip Of The Week - A Grave Matter
    • Mondaq UK
    ......Where remains are found on land which has been consecrated by the Church of England, their treatment is subject to ecclesiastical law and falls within the jurisdiction of the Consistory Court, otherwise secular controls apply to non-consecrated land. In relation to ......
  • The Bones Of Richard III
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ...... It is in any case a common law offence to disinter a dead body without lawful authority and it is an offence against ecclesiastical law to remove the remains of the dead from consecrated ground without a faculty. The Leicester Greyfriars Church was undoubtedly consecrated at the ......
  • Technical Corner - Will Specialty Debts Become Less Special?
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ......This is based on a common law principle originally established in the ecclesiastical courts that debts created under seal are capable of independent existence. HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) shared this view of debts made by deed until ......
  • Regulation Of Cathedrals: The Proposal That Cathedrals Should Be Brought Within The Jurisdiction Of The Charity Commission
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ...... The reason for the proposal. Anglican cathedrals are ecclesiastical corporations and thus wholly outside the framework of the Charities Act 2011. Although they are cathedrals as a matter of general law - and thus ......
  • Chancel Repair Liability
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ....... This category includes The Church Commissioners, ecclesiastical corporations, such the Deans and Chapters of Cathedrals, Oxford, Cambridge and Durham Universities, Winchester College and Eton College. . These last ......
  • Professionals, Continuing Duty And Limitation
    • Mondaq UK
    ......The flawed transaction rule is clearly demonstrated by the facts. of Knapp v Ecclesiastical Insurance Group. The. claimant's insurance broker failed to disclose material facts. to the insurer when they organised the renewal of insurance for ......
  • Aggregation Of Construction Claims
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ...... In Mabey & Johnson Ltd v Ecclesiastical Insurance Office plc (no 2) (2003), the insured, an engineering company, was engaged by the Government of Ghana to design and build a number of ......
  • (Re)Insurance Weekly Update 22 - 2015
    • Mondaq UK
    ...... COMMENT: This case approves the decision in Knapp v Ecclesiastical Group [1998], where an insurance policy was avoided after brokers failed to disclose material facts to the insurers. There, the Court of Appeal held ......
  • A Tale Of Loss, Limitation And A Flawed Transaction: Why A Loss May Not Feel Like A Loss
    • Mondaq UK
    ......flawed transactions came and went. Bell v Peter Browne &. Co. [1990] 2 QB 495 and Knapp v. Ecclesiastical Insurance. Group plc [1998] PNLR 172 are two of the better known. But the. ruling in Forster was adhered to by the courts. It seemed ......
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