Act 14, 1860 (XIV) (Class 1) – Act anent Revisal of Libels when a Presbytery are the Libellers. 29th May 1860.

The General Assembly, with the consent of a majority of Presbyteries, Enact and Ordain:-
That when it is proposed in a Presbytery that they should themselves be the libellers, in a case of charge against a minister of this Church, they shall not adopt any form of libel without having first submitted it for revision to the Legal Adviser of this Church.

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