Irish Episcopal Conference, Complementary Norm with Regard to Canon 1067, 27 November 2016.


Complementary Norm with Regard to Canon 1067

Canon 1067 The Bishops’ Conference is to lay down norms concerning the questions to be asked of the parties, and concerning the publication of marriage banns or other appropriate means of enquiry to be carried out as a prerequisite for marriage. When he has carefully observed these norms, the parish priest may proceed to assist at a marriage.

Complementary Norm

In accordance with the prescriptions of canon 1067, the Irish Episcopal Conference hereby decress that the revised Pre-Nuptial Enquiry Form along with the norms and guidelines outlined in the Pastoral Guidelines booklet come into force on the First Sunday of Advent, 27 November 2016.

This decree was promulgated through publication in ‘Intercom’ October 2016.




Irish Episcopal Conference, Complementary Norm with Regard to Canon 1067, 27 November 2016. Accessed 9 January 2020 at: https://www.catholicbishops.ie/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/Complementary-Norm-with-Regard-to-Canon-1067-1.pdf