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Guernsey discipline

THE long arm of the new Clergy Discipline Measure is due to become longenow that measures have been taken to extend it to the clergy of Guernsey. ThBishop of Winchester, the Rt Revd Michael Scott-Joynt, who has the ChanneIslands within his remit, introduced an order that would extend to thBailiwick of Guernsey the Clergy Discipline Measure 2003, and also the Churcof England Legal Aid Measure 1994, which would allow the clergy to avaithemselves of legal aid without having to defend themselves outside a GuernseCourt.The Dean of Guernsey, the Very Revd Paul Mellor, assured the Synod that althe relevant bodies and the whole chapter had given the order overwhelminapproval. The Order is now submitted to the Privy Council.

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