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General Norms » Prescription
Canon 199. The following are not subject to prescription:

1. rights and obligations which are of the divine natural or positive law;

2. rights which can be obtained from apostolic privilege alone;

3. rights and obligations which directly regard the spiritual life of the Christian faithful;

4. the certain and undoubted boundaries of ecclesiastical territories;

5. Mass offerings and obligations;

6. provision of an ecclesiastical office which, according to the norm of law, requires the exercise of a sacred order;

7. the right of visitation and the obligation of obedience, in such a way that the Christian faithful cannot be visited by any ecclesiastical authority or are no longer subject to any authority.
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