Ecclesiastical Offence in UK Law

Legislation
  • Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction Measure 1963
    • UK Non-devolved
    • January 01, 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
    • January 01, 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. ......
  • Pluralities Act 1838
    • UK Non-devolved
    • January 01, 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 ......
  • Courts Act 2003
    • UK Non-devolved
    • January 01, 2003
    ......provision that, where a person is charged with an offence and is being. required to appear before a magistrates' court, the place ... . . (b) a writ relating to ecclesiastical property. Enforcement officers to have traditional powers etc. of sheriff ......
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Books & Journal Articles
  • THE BURDEN OF PROOF IN BIGAMY
    • Nbr. 18-5, September 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
    • Nbr. 54-2, March 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
    • Nbr. 2-2, September 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 ......
  • Reviews
    • Nbr. 31-2, March 1968
    • The Modern Law Review
    Changing Concepts of Crime and its Treatment. Edited and introduced by Hugh J. Klare Some Problems of the Constitution. By Geoffrey Marshall and G. C. Moodie. Fourth Edition. Equity and the Law of ...
    ...... is the new system of courts to try thco- logical offences which wns set up by the ITrclesiastictil Jurisdiction Measure 1963. This creatrd the Court of Ecclesiastical Causrs Reserved as a new court of trial (instead of the ......
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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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