Definition of SUSPENSION,


SUSPENSION,

eccl. law. An ecclesiastical censure, by which a
spiritual person is either interdicted tho exercise of his ecclesiastical
function, or hin-dered from receiving the profits of his benefice. It may be
partial or total; for a limited time, or forever, when it is called deprivation
or amotion. Ayl. Parerg. 501.




Source: Bouviers Law Dictionary 1856 Edition

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