RESIDENCE (Latin residere, to remain behind, to dwell, reside) , ingeneral, a place of abode . In
See also:law, it usually means continuance in a place . The ordinary meaning of the word has been defined as " the place where an individual eats, drinks and sleeps, or where his
See also:family or his servants eat, drink and sleep " (R. v .
See also:Curry, 1825, 4 B . & C . 959) . For certain purposes, however, a man may be said to have his residence not only where he sleeps, but also at his place of business . See ABODE ; DOMICILE . In ecclesiastical law residence is the continuance of a spiritual
See also:person upon his
See also:benefice . As a general
See also:rule, it is necessary for every rector or
See also:vicar to reside within his
See also:parish, even though there may be no
See also:house of residence annexed to the benefice . But under certain circumstances the
See also:bishop of the
See also:diocese may
See also:grant a licence of non-residence (Pluralities
See also:Act 1838) .
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