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The Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction (Discipline) Rules 1964

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PRELIMINARY

    1. 1.Citation, commencement and interpretation

    2. 2.(1) In these rules, unless the context otherwise requires: “the...

  3. INSTITUTION OF PROCEEDINGS IN RESPECT OF OFFENCES (PART III OF MEASURE)

    1. 3.Laying of complaint

    2. 4.Service of a complaint

  4. PROCEDURE AFTER LAYING OF COMPLAINT AGAINST PRIEST OR DEACON FOR OFFENCE NOT INVOLVING DOCTRINE ETC. (PART IV OF MEASURE)

    1. 5.Dismissal of complaint by bishop

  5. Reference of complaint to examiner

    1. 6.(1) If the bishop refers the complaint under the said...

  6. Proceedings before Examiner

    1. 7.(1) Within 14 days after receiving notice of the name...

    2. 8.(1) The examiner shall as soon as possible after his...

    3. 9.(1) Any application to the examiner under section 24(3) of...

    4. 10.The examiner shall give copies of his decision to the...

  7. Pronouncement of censure by bishop with consent

    1. 11.(1) If the accused wishes the bishop of the diocese...

  8. Articles and answer thereto

    1. 12.(1) Subject to the following provisions of this rule, the...

    2. 13.(1) The accused may, within 14 days after the service...

  9. Fixing day of trial

    1. 14.(1) As soon as possible after he has received a...

  10. Selection of Assessors

    1. 15.(1) The registrar shall fix a time and place for...

  11. Proceedings at trial

    1. 16.(1) The judge of the consistory court may at the...

    2. 17.(1) Without prejudice to section 28 of the Measure (which...

  12. New trial

    1. 18.(1) If the judge of the consistory court orders the...

  13. PROCEDURE AFTER LAYING OF COMPLAINT AGAINST BISHOP FOR OFFENCE NOT INVOLVING MATTER OF DOCTRINE ETC. (PART V OF MEASURE)

    1. 19.Proceedings before episcopal committee

    2. 20.(1) The said committee shall as soon as possible fix...

    3. 21.(1) Any application to the committee under section 33(6) of...

    4. 22.The committee shall send copies of their decision to the...

  14. Articles and answer thereto

    1. 23.(1) Subject to the following provisions of this rule, the...

    2. 24.(1) The accused may, within 14 days after the service...

  15. Fixing day of trial

    1. 25.(1) As soon as possible after he has received a...

  16. Proceedings at trial

    1. 26.(1) The Commission of Convocation may at the hearing, if...

    2. 27.(1) Without prejudice to section 36 of the Measure (which...

  17. Time for pronouncement of censure

    1. 28.Where the finding is one of guilt, the censure shall...

  18. PROCEDURE AFTER LAYING OF COMPLAINT FOR OFFENCE INVOLVING MATTER OF DOCTRINE ETC. (PART VI OF MEASURE)

    1. 29.Dismissal of complaint by bishop or archbishop

  19. Proceedings before committee of convocation

    1. 30.(1) The registrar shall, as soon as he knows the...

    2. 31.(1) The said committee shall as soon as possible fix...

    3. 32.(1) Any application to the committee under section 42(5) of...

    4. 33.The committee shall send copies of their decision or decisions...

  20. Articles and answer thereto

    1. 34.(1) Subject to the following provisions of this rule, the...

    2. 35.(1) The accused may, within 14 days after the service...

  21. Fixing day of trial

    1. 36.(1) As soon as possible after he has received a...

  22. Proceedings at trial

    1. 37.(1) The Court of Ecclesiastical Causes Reserved may at the...

    2. 38.(1) Without prejudice to section 45(1) of the Measure (which...

  23. PROCEDURE ON APPEALS TO ARCHES AND CHANCERY COURTS (SECTIONS 7 AND 47 OF MEASURE)

    1. 39.Lodging of Appeal

    2. 40.Amendment or withdrawal of appeal

    3. 41.Fixing day of hearing

    4. 42.Proceedings before Appellate Court

    5. 43.Powers of determination of Appellate Court

  24. PROCEDURE ON REVIEW BY COMMISSION OF REVIEW (SECTIONS 11 AND 48 OF MEASURE)

    1. 44.Lodging of Petition

  25. Amendment or withdrawal of petition

    1. 45.(1) The Commission of Review may at the hearing, or...

  26. Fixing day of hearing

    1. 46.(1) The Commission of Review shall fix a time for...

  27. Proceedings before Commission of Review

    1. 47.(1) On a review on a question of fact, the...

    2. 48.(1) On any review the Commission of Review shall determine...

  28. DEPOSITION FOLLOWING CENSURE OF DEPRIVATION (SECTIONS 50 AND 51 OF MEASURE)

    1. 49.Deposition of priest or deacon

    2. 50.(1) If the priest or deacon concerned wishes to appeal...

  29. Deposition of Archbishop or Bishop

    1. 51.The notice which is required by the proviso to section...

  30. DEPRIVATION CONSEQUENT UPON CERTAIN PROCEEDINGS IN SECULAR COURTS (PART IX OF MEASURE)

    1. 52.(1) Where under section 55 or section 56 of the...

  31. COSTS (PART X OF MEASURE)

    1. 53.(1) No party shall be entitled to recover any costs...

    2. 54.(1) Where an order is made as aforesaid for the...

    3. 55.(1) Any party to proceedings for an offence under the...

    4. 56.(1) Any party to taxation proceedings who is dissatisfied with...

  32. GENERAL PROVISIONS

    1. 57.Proceedings in absence of accused

  33. Service and lodging of documents

    1. 58.(1) Where any of these rules requires the service of...

    2. 59.Any document required by these rules to be lodged with...

  34. Interlocutory applications

    1. 60.(1) This rule applies to all applications to the registrar...

  35. Representation of parties

    1. 61.(1) At the hearing of any interlocutory application under these...

  36. Production and inspection of documents and attendance of witnesses

    1. 62.(1) Either party to proceedings under the Measure in the...

  37. Time

    1. 63.Where any act is required by these rules to be...

    2. 64.(1) Where any act is required by these rules to...

  38. Effect of non-compliance with rules

    1. 65.Non-compliance with any of these rules shall not render any...

  39. Use of forms in Appendix

    1. 66.Subject to any rule expressly requiring a document to be...

  40. APPENDIX

    FORMS

  41. Signature

  42. Explanatory Note

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