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QUASI-DOMICILE

Variously interpreted in ecclesiastical law, it is a less permanent and settled place of residence than a domicile. Thus the Code of Canon Law stated that a quasi-domicile was acquired by staying in a place with the intention of remaining beyond six months, and by a stay that is actually prolonged beyond six months.

All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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