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Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction Measure 1963

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11 [F1Jurisdiction of Her Majesty to review findings of Court of Ecclesiastical Causes Reserved]E

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(2)A petition addressed to Her Majesty praying that she will be pleased to cause a finding of the Court of Ecclesiastical Causes Reserved to be reviewed may be lodged with the Clerk of the Crown in Chancery—

(a)in a case where the finding of the Court was in exercise of the jurisdiction it has by virtue of paragraph (a) of subsection (1) of the last foregoing section, by any party to the proceedings on a question of law and the defendant on a question of fact;

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(3)Any such petition must be in the prescribed form and must be lodged as aforesaid within the prescribed period after the finding to which it relates.

(4)Upon a petition being duly lodged under this section, a commission shall be directed under the Great Seal to such five persons as Her Majesty may be pleased to nominate, of whom three shall be [F4judges of the Supreme Court, or members of the supplementary panel under section 39 of the Constitutional Reform Act 2005,] who make a declaration that they are communicants and two shall be lords spiritual sitting as Lords of Parliament, to review the finding to which the petition relates.

(5)A commission appointed under this section shall be called a Commission of Review.

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