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Courts of England and Wales: Quiz


Question 1: Each Diocese has a 'Chancellor' (either a ________ or solicitor) who acts as a judge in the consistory court of the diocese.

Question 2: Her Majesty's Courts of Justice of England and Wales are the civil and criminal courts responsible for the administration of justice in ________; they apply the law of England and Wales and are established under Acts of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
England and WalesCardiffScotlandEnglish law

Question 3: Contrary to popular belief, there is no right to appeal at any stage in UK court proceedings to the ________ (ECJ).
European Court of JusticeEuropean ParliamentTreaties of the European UnionEuropean Union

Question 4: The ________ is an established church (i.e..
Church of EnglandBishop of LincolnArchbishop of CanterburyArchbishop of York

Question 5: Prior to the Constitutional Reform Act 2005 this role was held by the ________.
Politics of the United KingdomParliament of the United KingdomHouse of Commons of the United KingdomHouse of Lords

Question 6: The Supreme Court is also the highest court of appeal for ________ matters, a role previously held by the Privy Council.
United KingdomDevolutionNorthern IrelandScottish independence

Question 7: It is not possible to appeal the decision of any court in England and Wales to the ________ (ECtHR).
European Court of Human RightsKyoto ProtocolInterpolCouncil of Europe

Question 8: it is the official state church) and formerly had exclusive or non-exclusive subject matter jurisdiction over marriage and divorce cases, testamentary matters, ________, and several other areas.
False lightHazingDefamationFair comment

Question 9: Since the nineteenth century, the jurisdiction of the ________ has narrowed principally to matters of church property and errant clergy.
Catholic ChurchEcclesiastical courtBishopHoly Orders

Question 10: From the CECR appeals lie to the ________.
Judicial Committee of the Privy CouncilUnited KingdomSecretary of State for JusticeHer Majesty's Courts Service


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