See also:law, the name commonly employed to designate a
See also:superior ecclesiastic exercising " ordinary " jurisdiction (jurisdictionem ordinariam), i.e. in accordance with the normal organization of the
See also:church . It is usually applied to the
See also:bishop of a
See also:diocese and to those who exercise jurisdiction in his name or by delegation of his functions . Thus, in Germany, the
See also:term ordinariat is applied to the whole
See also:body of officials, including the bishop, through whom a diocese is administered . In
See also:English law, however, the term ordinary is now confined to the bishop and the chancellor of his
See also:court . The
See also:pope is the ordinarius of the whole
See also:Roman Catholic Church, and is sometimes described as ordinarius ordinariorum . Similarly in the Church of England the
See also:king is legally the supreme ordinary, as the source of jurisdiction . The use of the term ordinary is not confined to ecclesiastical jurisdiction . In the
See also:civil law the judex ordinarius is a
See also:judge who has
See also:regular jurisdiction as of course and of
See also:common right as opposed to persons extraordinarily appointed . The term survived throughout the
See also:middle ages wherever the Roman law gained a foothold . In the
See also:empire it was applied to any one filling a regular
See also:office (e.g . De-aver ^5p&vetptos=
See also:consul ordinarius, apxwv 6pSwapeos=praefectus ordinarius); but it also occasionally implied
See also:rank as distinct from office, all those who had the title of clarissimus being sometimes described as op&vapcoc . In England the only case of the term being employed in its civil use was that of the office of judge ordinary created by the
See also:Act of 1857, a title which was, however, only in existence for the space of about eighteen years owing to the incorporation of the Divorce Court with the High Court of
See also:Justice by the Judicature Act 1875 .
But inScotland the ordinary
See also:judges of the Inner and
See also:Outer Houses are called lords ordinary, the junior
See also:lord ordinary of the Outer
See also:House acts as lord ordinary of the bills, the second junior as lord ordinary on teinds, the third junior as lord ordinary on
See also:Exchequer causes . In the
See also:United States the ordinary possesses, in the states where such an officer exists,
See also:powers vested in him by the constitution and acts of the legislature identical with those usually vested in the courts of
See also:probate . In South Carolina he was a judicial officer, but the office no longer exists, as South Carolina has now a probate court . In the German
See also:universities the
See also:Professor ordinarius is the occupant of one of the regular and permanent chairs in any
See also:faculty .
ORDINANCE, or ORDONNANCE
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