The functions and operation of the Ecclesiastical Assembly are set out in Article 8 of the Loi (1804) au sujet des Assemblées Paroissiales ("the 1804 Law") and, since 2012, in Canons of the Church of England in Jersey. The 1804 Law provided for such matters as:
- the choice of officers of the Church,
- the examination and approval of their accounts;
- the distribution extraordinaire;
- repair of the Church, of the Cemetery, and of the Presbytery, the disposition of Church pews, and of property attaching to the Rectorate; the sale of Rentes of church property ('Trésor'), for the poor ('Charité') and other property belonging to the Trésor or la Charité, and the choice of Lecteur, of Fossoyeur (grave digger), and of the School Minister, for presentation to the Dean",
The constitution (and presidency) of the Ecclesiastical Assembly is set out in section 1, above, and section 2 gives details of the membership and voting rights at the Assembly.
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