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Ecclesiastical Law 3rd ed


ISBN13: 9780199217120
Previous Edition ISBN: 0198268904
Published: November 2007
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £132.50



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Ecclesiastical Law has established itself as the leading authority on the laws of the Church of England. Offering a uniquely detailed and scholarly exposition of the law, it has become an essential reference for anyone with a professional interest in ecclesiastical and canon law.

The third edition has been fully revised and updated to take account of changes in the substantive law, specifically: the establishment of a completely new statutory tribunal for clergy discipline; a major review of the employment status of clergy; a series of cases in the House of Lords exploring the limits of the right of religious liberty under the Human Rights Act 1998; litigation on the status of the Church of England as a 'public authority'; a number of decisions in consistory courts and the Court of Arches.

Ecclesiastical Law offers insightful commentary, thoughtful analysis, and a wealth of materials to the lawyer and student alike. Appendices include: The Canons of the Church of England; Statutes and Measures; Statutory Instruments; Church Representation Rules; and cases.

  • Offers a fully revised and updated exposition of the law of the Church of England
  • Provides thorough and insightful commentary from a leading expert in the field
  • Includes discussion of emergent human rights issues, as well as changes wrought by the Gender Recognition Act 2004 and the Civil Partnership Act 2004
  • Undertakes a legal evaluation of the relationship of the Church of England to the worldwide Anglican communion, in the light of the Windsor Report
  • Sets out the changes in policy and law concerning the employment status of clergy
  • Includes a new chapter on the Clergy Discipline Maesure 2003 covering the practice and procedure under this new jurisdiction
  • Comes complete with a range of useful materials, including The Canons of the Church of England, Statutes and Measures and extracts from key cases decided in the ecclesiastical and civil courts

Subjects:
Ecclesiastical Law
Contents:
1. The Nature and Sources of Ecclesiastical Law
2. The Constitution of the Church of England
3. The Parish
4. Clergy
5. Worship and Liturgy
6. Clergy Discipline
7. Faculty Jurisdiction
8. Cathedrals