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Pluralities Act 1838

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LVIIncumbent returning to Residence on Monition, but again absenting himself within 12 Months, the Bishop may, without further Monition sequester.

And for effectually enforcing bond fide Residence according to the Intent of such Monition and Order, be it enacted, That if any Spiritual Person, not having a Licence to reside out of the Limits of his Benefice, nor having other lawful Cause of Absence from the same, who after any such Monition or Order as aforesaid requiring him to reside, and before or after any such Sequestration as aforesaid, shall in obedience to any such Monition or Order have begun to reside upon his Benefice, shall afterwards, and before the Expiration of Twelve Months next after the Commencement of such Residence, wilfully absent himself from such Benefice for the Space of One Month together, or to be accounted at several Times, it shall be lawful for the Bishop, without issuing any other Monition or making any Order, to sequeser and apply the Profits of such Benefice, as before directed by this Act, for the Purpose of enforcing the Residence of such Spiritual Person, according to the true Intent of the original Monition issued by the Bishop as aforesaid ; and it shall be lawful for the Bishop so to proceed in like Cases from Time to Time as often as Occasion may require ; provided that in each such Case such Spiritual Person may, within One Month after the Service upon him of the Order for any such Sequestration, appeal to the Archbishop of the Province, who shall make such Order relating thereto, or to the Profits sequestered, or to any Part thereof, as to him may seem just and proper, but nevertheless such Sequestration shall be in force during such Appeal.

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