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Act of 1639 – Act anent Appellations. 30th August 1639

The Assembly appointed, That in all time hereafter no appellations should be leaping over either Presbyterie or Synod, but to ascend by degrees as from the KirkSession to the Presbytry, or from the Presbyterie to the Synod, and from the Synod to the Generall Assembly, except it be after the Synod be past, and immediatly before the Generall Assembly, or in the time thereof; and renews all former acts made to this effect.