What is monition?

  • (noun): Cautionary advice about something imminent (especially imminent danger).
    Synonyms: admonition, warning, word of advice
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Monition

In English law and the canon law of the Church of England, a monition, contraction of admonition, is an order to a member of the clergy to do or refrain from doing a specified act. Other than a rebuke, it is the least severe censure available against clergy of the Church of England. Failure to observe the order is an offence under the Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction Measure 1963. A monition can be imposed in person by a bishop or by an ecclesiastical court.

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... In English law and the canon law of the Church of England, a monition, contraction of admonition, is an order to a member of the clergy to do or refrain from doing a ... A monition can be imposed in person by a bishop or by an ecclesiastical court ... Historically, monitions of a disciplinary character were used to enforce residence on the holder of a benefice, or in connection with actions to restrain allegedly unlawful ritual practices under the Public ...

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  • (noun): A summons issued after the filing of a libel or claim directing all parties concerned to show cause why the judgment asked for should not be granted.
    Synonyms: process of monition