The New Testament Church of God v Reverend Stewart
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New Testament Church of God v Stewart  IRLR 178 EAT (0 other reports)
ministers of religion | contract of service | ability to claim unfair dismissal
In The New Testament Church of God v Reverend Stewart EAT/0293/06, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has handed down a decision holding that ministers of religion can claim unfair dismissal.
Ministers of religion have been regarded by the UK courts as appointed to a holy office and not as employees of a church.