Canon 1439, §2 - Courts of Second Instance

Complementary Norm: In accord with canon 1439, §2, the National Conference of Catholic Bishops, with the approval of the Holy See, will be willing to establish one or more courts of second instance when a petition for such establishment is submitted.

Approved: Administrative Committee, September 1983

Promulgated: Memorandum to All Bishops, October 21, 1983