Ecclesiastical Offence in UK Law

  • Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction Measure 1963
    • UK Non-devolved
    • 1 de Enero de 1963
    ......the consistory court of a diocese has original jurisdiction to hear. and determine— .   . ( a . ) proceedings upon articles charging an offence under. this Measure committed by a priest or deacon who. when the offence was alleged to have been committed or. when the proceedings were ......
  • Church of England (Legal Aid) Measure 1994
    • UK Non-devolved
    • 1 de Enero de 1994
    ......Description of applicants. 1. Proceedings in any. ecclesiastical court or before. any commission, committee,. bishop or examiner in . of an offence under the.  Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction Measure 1963. Any accused person. ......
  • Matrimonial Causes Act 1857
    • UK Non-devolved
    • 1 de Enero de 1857
    ...... S-II . Jurisdiction in Matters Matrimonial now vested in Ecclesiastical Courts to cease. II Jurisdiction in Matters Matrimonial now vested in ... Person shall wilfully disobey such Order he shall for the First Offence forfeit. the   Sum of One hundred Pounds, to be recoverable by any ......
  • Pluralities Act 1838
    • UK Non-devolved
    • 1 de Enero de 1838
    ...... or Vicarages, into One Benefice, with Cure of Souls, for Ecclesiastical Purposes only; and it shall be lawful for Her Majesty in Council to give ... Persons illegally trading may be suspended, and for the Third Offence deprived. XXXI Spiritual Persons illegally trading may be suspended, and ......
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Books & Journal Articles
    • Núm. 18-5, Septiembre 1955
    • The Modern Law Review
    ...... English statute defining the crime of bigamy, the Offences against the Person Act, 1861,5 s. 57. The Victorian statute ... Bigamy was originally a very different ecclesiastical offence, first proscribed as a felony in England in 1604 ......
  • Ex parte Choudhury — An Opportunity Missed
    • Núm. 54-2, Marzo 1991
    • The Modern Law Review
    ......, from Taylor’s cases in 1676 which transformed the offence of blasphemy from an ecclesiastical offence to, ‘a crimc against ......
  • The Law of Abortion and Necessity
    • Núm. 2-2, Septiembre 1938
    • The Modern Law Review
    ...... any case where a woman had been raped provided the offence had been proved in a court of justice. Mr. Bourne’s ... Sciencess1 that it was regarded in them as an ecclesiastical offence only. But it is clear that from fairly early times it ......
  • Round the World
    • Núm. 38-1, Enero 1965
    • Police Journal: Theory, Practice and Principles
    ......, incest was originally in the jurisdiction of the ecclesiastical courts and there is no history at common law. It was first ... In the United States, incest is always a statutory offence, sharing the English background of the ecclesiastical authorities, ......
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Law Firm Commentaries
  • The Bones Of Richard III
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ...... any two justices of the peace, forfeit and pay for every such offence a sum not exceeding level 1 on the standard scale.". There are certain ... body without lawful authority and it is an offence against ecclesiastical law to remove the remains of the dead from consecrated ground without a ......
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