Religion Past and Present

Get access
Search Results: | 7 of 61 |

Indult
(78 words)

[German Version]

Indult, from Lat. indulgere, “be lenient, grant.” In Catholic church law indult is the granting of a usually temporary exemption from a legal requirement (Dispensation, Privilege) by a bearer of sovereign leadership authority (cf. e.g. CIC [1983] cc. 306; 320 §2; 684 §2; 692; 727f.; 743; 995; 1015 §2; 1019 §2; 1021).

Bibliography

KanR I, 1991, 256f.; 505, n. 8

I. Riedel-Spangenberger, Grundbegriffe des Kirchenrechts, 1992, 133

A. McCormack, The Term “Privilege”, 1997.

Cite this page
Rees, Wilhelm, “Indult”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 24 January 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_10388>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



▲   Back to top   ▲