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What is COLLATION TO A BENEFICE

In ecclesiastical law. This occurs where the bishop and patron are one and the same person, in which case the bishop cannot present the clergyman to himself, but does, by the one act of collation or conferring the benefice, the whole that Is done in common cases both by presentation and Institution. 2 Bl. Comm. 22.

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