C17: OF CLERGY SUFFERING FROM MENTAL INCAPACITY

Canon: OF CLERGY SUFFERING FROM MENTAL INCAPACITY

Chapter: C17 MINISTERS OF THE CHURCH

Mental incapacity

If an incumbent or other licensed clergyman shall be reported to be of unsound mind, the Bishop shalt hear and determine the matter in his Court under section 8 of Canon 36 Of the Tribunals of the Church, and, on such medical and other testimony as the law of the land requires for proof of mental incapacity being produced and proven in such Court, shall withdraw the licence, and in the case of an Incumbent, shall declare the Cure vacant.