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Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction Measure 1963

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The CourtsE

1 The ecclesiastical courts.E

(1)For each diocese there shall be a court of the bishop thereof (to be called the consistory court of the diocese or, in the case of the court for the diocese of Canterbury, the commissary court thereof) which shall have the original jurisdiction [F1in non-disciplinary matters] conferred on it by this Measure.

(2)For each of the provinces of Canterbury and York—

(a)there shall be a court of the archbishop thereof (to be called, in the case of the court for the province of Canterbury, the Arches Court of Canterbury, and, in the case of the court for the province of York, the Chancery Court of York) which shall have the appellate jurisdiction conferred on it by this Measure; and

F2(b). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

(3)For both of the said provinces—

F3(a). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

(b)there shall be a court (to be called the Court of Ecclesiastical Causes Reserved) which shall have the original and appellate jurisdiction conferred on it by this Measure;

(c)there may, in accordance with the provisions in that behalf of this Measure, be appointed by Her Majesty commissioners who shall have such jurisdiction as is conferred on them by this Measure with respect to the review of findings F4... of the Court of Ecclesiastical Causes Reserved; and

(d)Her Majesty in Council shall have such appellate jurisdiction as is conferred on Her by this Measure.

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F1Words in s. 1(1) inserted (1.1.2006) by Clergy Discipline Measure 2003 (No. 3), s. 48(2), Sch. 1 para. 2 (with s. 47); S.I. 2005/6, Instrument made by Archbishops

F2S. 1(2)(b) repealed (1.1.2006) by Clergy Discipline Measure 2003 (No. 3), s. 48(2), Sch. 2 (with s. 47); S.I. 2005/6, Instrument made by Archbishops

F3S. 1(3)(a) repealed (1.1.2006) by Clergy Discipline Measure 2003 (No. 3), s. 48(2), Sch. 2 (with s. 47); S.I. 2005/6, Instrument made by Archbishops; S.I. 2005/6, Instrument made by Archbishops

F4Words in s. 1(3)(c) repealed (1.1.2006) by Clergy Discipline Measure 2003 (No. 3), s. 48(2), Sch. 2 (with s. 47); S.I. 2005/6, Instrument made by Archbishops; S.I. 2005/6, Instrument made by Archbishops

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