Court refuses to rule in case that turns on tenets of religious belief
Posted: 03 Aug 2012 @ 12:32
A COURT of law should not adjudicate
on matters that unavoidably involved issues of doctrine and
religious faith, the Court of Appeal unanimously ruled last week.
It was striking out a claim in a dispute between two groups of
Sikhs as to the meaning and effect of two English trust deeds,
which conferred power on the "successor" of the First Holy Saint of
the Nirmal Sikhs to appoint and remove trustees.
The court proceedings, which ...
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