Order in Council APPROVING RULES FOR THE ATTENDANCE ON THE HEARING OF ECCLESIASTICAL CASES OF THE ARCHBISHOPS AND BISHOPS AS ASSESSORS OF THE JUDICIAL COMMITTEE OF THE PRIVY COUNCIL.

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CitationSI 1876/5010

1876 Unnumbered

JUDICIAL COMMITTEE

ORDER IN COUNCIL APPROVING RULES FOR THE ATTENDANCE ON THE HEARING OF ECCLESIASTICAL CASES OF THE ARCHBISHOPS AND BISHOPS AS ASSESSORS OF THE JUDICIAL COMMITTEE OF THE PRIVY COUNCIL.

PRESENT,

The Queen's Most Excellent Majesty.

Lord President.

Lord Chamberlain.

Earl of Derby.

Mr. Secretary Cross.

39 & 40 Vict. c. 59.

Whereas there was this day at the Board a Representation, dated at the Council Chamber, Whitehall, on the 15th November instant, from the Right Honourable and Most Reverend the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Right Honourable and Most Reverend the Archbishop of York, the Right Honourable and Right Reverend the Bishop of London, the Right Honourable the Lord Chancellor, and the Right Honourable the Lords of the Judicial Committee of Her Majesty's Privy Council, humbly recommending to Her Majesty that the following be the rules under the Appellate Jurisdiction Act, 1876, by which it is enacted that Her Majesty may, by Order in Council, with the advice of the Judicial Committee of Her Majesty's Privy Council, or any five of them, of whom the Lord Chancellor shall be one, and of the Archbishops and Bishops being members of Her Majesty's Privy Council or any two of them, make rules for the attendance on the hearing of ecclesiastical cases as assessors of the said Committee of such number of the Archbishops and Bishops of the Church of England as may be determined by such rules, and that the rules may provide for the Assessors being appointed for one or more year or years, or by rotation, or otherwise, and for filling up any temporary or other vacancies in the office of Assessor:

"I. The Archbishop of Canterbury, the Archbishop of York, and the Bishop of London shall be ex officio Assessors of the Judicial Committee of Her Majesty's Privy Council on the hearing of ecclesiastical cases according to the following rota, that is to say, the Archbishop of Canterbury from this day until the 1st of January, 1878; the Archbishop of York from the 1st of January, 1878, till the 1st of January, 1879; and the Bishop of London from the 1st of January, 1879, until the 1st of January, 1880, and so on by a similar rotation for the period of one year each.

"II. The other Bishops of Dioceses within the Provinces of Canterbury and York shall attend as Assessors of the Judicial Committee on the hearing of ecclesiastical cases according to the following rota, that is to say, from this day until the 1st of...

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