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United Church of Canada. Judicial Committee.
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The Judicial Committee was established in April, 1933; it was to sit at the request of the Moderator and decide on appeals of decisions by the General Council and its Executive, the Boards or Division of the Church, and the Conferences and Presbyteries, on matters of law and jurisdiction. Its decision are binding on the parties involved in an appeal until the following General Council either approves or returns the decision for the further study to the committee. Appeals to the Committee include those of ministers over transfer and removal from charges, and interpretation of The Manual and Basis of Union regarding church property, doctrine, powers of church courts and other varied matters.
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