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The Canons of the Synods of Sardica, Carthage, Constantinople, and Carthage Under St. Cyprian, Which Canons Were Received by the Council in Trullo and Ratified by II. Nice.: Canon XCVI
Canon XCVI. (Greek xcix.)
That from judges who have been chosen, no appeals may be taken.
If an appeal be taken, let him who makes it choose the judges, and with him he also against whom the appeal is taken; and from their decision no appeal may be made.
Concerning the delegates of the different provinces.
When all the delegates of the different provinces came together, they have been most graciously received, that is those of the Numidians, Byzacenes, Stifensian Moors, as well as Cæsarians and Tripolitans.
Concerning the executors of Churches.
It has seemed good moreover that the appointment of five executors should be asked for in all matters pertaining to the necessities of the Church, who shall be portioned off in the different provinces.
Ancient Epitome of Canon XCVI.
If one party to a suit takes an appeal, and if both choose together a judge, no further appeal shall be allowed.
This canon is Canon ij. of Carthage, a.d. 407.
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