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Clergy Discipline Measure 2003

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Introductory

    1. 1.Duty to have regard to bishop’s role

    2. 2.Disciplinary tribunals

    3. 3.Clergy Discipline Commission

    4. 4.President of tribunals

    5. 5.Registrar of tribunals

    6. 6.Jurisdiction in disciplinary proceedings

  3. Disciplinary proceedings concerning matters not involving doctrine, ritual or ceremonial

    1. 7.Application

    2. 8.Misconduct

    3. 9.Limitation of time for institution of proceedings

    4. 10.Institution of proceedings

    5. 11.Preliminary scrutiny of complaint

    6. 12.Courses available to bishop

    7. 13.No further action

    8. 14.Conditional deferment

    9. 15.Conciliation

    10. 16.Penalty by consent

    11. 17.Formal investigation

    12. 18.Conduct of proceedings

    13. 19.Imposition of penalty

    14. 20.Right of appeal

  4. Composition of tribunal and Vicar-General’s court

    1. 21.Provincial panels

    2. 22.Disciplinary tribunals

    3. 23.Vicar-General’s court

  5. Penalties

    1. 24.Types of penalty

    2. 25.Conditional discharge

    3. 26.Removal of prohibition for life and deposition

    4. 27.Removal of limited prohibition

    5. 28.Restoration on pardon

    6. 29.Disobedience to penalty etc.

  6. Proceedings in secular courts

    1. 30. Convictions for criminal offences and matrimonial orders, etc. : priests and deacons

    2. 31. Convictions for criminal offences and matrimonial orders, etc.: bishops and archbishops

    3. 32.Consequences of penalties imposed under section 30 or 31

    4. 33.Duty to disclose criminal convictions and arrests

    5. 34.Duty to disclose details of divorce and separation orders

    6. 34A.Duty to disclose inclusion in a barred list

  7. Miscellaneous

    1. 35.Application of 1963 Measure’s provisions

    2. 36.Suspension of priest or deacon

    3. 36A.Suspension of priest or deacon pending determination of application to bring proceedings out of time

    4. 37.Suspension of bishop or archbishop

    5. 37A.Suspension of bishop or archbishop pending determination of application to bring proceedings out of time

    6. 38.Archbishops' list

    7. 39.Code of Practice

    8. 40.When convictions etc. are to be deemed conclusive

    9. 41.Compensation

    10. 42.Application of Measure in special cases

    11. 43.Interpretation

    12. 44.Amendment of Measures

    13. 45.Rules

    14. 46.Repeals

    15. 47.Transitional provisions

    16. 48.Citation, commencement and extent

  8. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Amendment of Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction Measure 1963

      1. 1.The Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction Measure 1963 (1963 No. 1) shall be...

      2. 2.In section 1(1) after the words “original jurisdiction” there shall...

      3. 3.In section 3— (a) in subsection (2)(b) for the words...

      4. 4.In section 7— (a) in subsection (1A) after the word...

      5. 5.In section 12— (a) after the words “consistory court” there...

      6. 6.In section 47— (a) in subsection (1) for the words...

      7. 7.In section 49(3) for the words from the beginning to...

      8. 8.In section 50 after the word “pronounced” there shall be...

      9. 9.In section 52 after the word “deposed” there shall be...

      10. 10.In section 66(1) at the end there shall be inserted...

      11. 11.In section 67 the words from “shall be determined in...

      12. 12.In section 69 for the words “Parts IV, V and...

      13. 13.In section 74(1) after the words “this Measure” there shall...

      14. 14.In section 76(1) after the words “this Measure” there shall...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Repeals

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