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Church Jurisdiction Act 1589

1579 c. 7

Anent the iurisdictioun of the kirk

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C2This Act is listed in 12mo edition as 1579 c. 69

Oure Souerane Lord with aduise of the thrie estaitis of this present parliament hes declarit and grantit Jurisdictioun to the kirk Quhilk consistis and standis in the preacheing of the trew word of Jesus chryst correctioun of maneris and administratioun of the haly sacramentis And declaris that thair is na vther face of kirk nor vther face of religioun then is presentlie be the fauour of god establishit within this realme and that thair be na vther iurisdictioune ecclesiasticall acknawlegit within this realme vther then that quhilk is and salbe within the samyne kirk or that quhilk flowis thairfra concerning the premises . . . F1

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