Definition Of decretal

noun

a papal decree concerning a point of canon law.

But those writings were condemned as spurious in the decretals attributed to Pope Gelasius at the end of the fifth century.

of the nature of a decree.

Findings of fact and conclusions of law that do not contain decretal language are not appealable.

Example Of decretal

  • Boniface VIII also issued a supplement of decretals that were promulgated in 1298 and attached to the compilation of Gregory.

  • But those writings were condemned as spurious in the decretals attributed to Pope Gelasius at the end of the fifth century.

  • Elsewhere on my site there is an example of a decretal from such an early collection.

  • Findings of fact and conclusions of law that do not contain decretal language are not appealable.

  • On September 27, 1996, the trial court promulgated a Decision in favor of the private respondent and against the petitioners, the decretal portion of which reads as follows.


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