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The Principles of Masonic Law | Albert G. Mackey

A Treatise on the Constitutional Laws, Usages and Landmarks of Freemasonry.

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PREFACE

INTRODUCTION | The Authorities For Masonic Law

BOOK FIRST | THE LAW OF GRAND LODGES

CHAPTER I – Historical Sketch

CHAPTER II – Of The Mode Of Organizing Grand Lodges

CHAPTER III – Of The Members Of A Grand Lodge

CHAPTER IV – Of The Officers Of A Grand Lodge
SECTION I – Of the Grand Master
SECTION II – The Deputy Grand Master
SECTION III – Of the Grand Wardens
SECTION IV – Of the Grand Treasurer
SECTION V – Of the Grand Secretary
SECTION VI – Of the Grand Chaplain
SECTION VII – Of the Grand Deacons
SECTION VIII – Of the Grand Marshal
SECTION IX – Of the Grand Stewards
SECTION X – Of the Grand Sword-Bearer
SECTION XI – Of the Grand Tiler

CHAPTER V – Of The Powers And Prerogatives Of A Grand Lodge
SECTION I – General View
SECTION II – Of the Legislative Power of a Grand Lodge
SECTION III – Of the Judicial Power of a Grand Lodge
SECTION IV – Of the Executive Power of a Grand Lodge

BOOK SECOND | LAWS OF SUBORDINATE LODGES

CHAPTER I – Of The Nature And Organization Of Subordinate Lodges

CHAPTER II – Of Lodges Under Dispensation

CHAPTER III – Of Lodges Working Under A Warrant Of Constitution
SECTION I – Of the Powers and Rights of a Lodge
SECTION II- Of the Duties of a Lodge

CHAPTER IV – Of The Officers Of A Subordinate Lodge
SECTION I – Of the Officers in General
SECTION II – Of the Worshipful Master
SECTION III – Of the Wardens
SECTION IV – Of the Treasurer
SECTION V – Of the Secretary
SECTION VI – Of the Deacons
SECTION VII – Of the Stewards
SECTION VIII – Of the Tiler

CHAPTER V – Of Rules Of Order
SECTION I – Of the Order of Business
SECTION II – Of Appeals from the Decision of the Chair
SECTION III – Of the Mode of Taking the Question
SECTION IV – Of Adjournments
SECTION V – Of the Appointment of Committees
SECTION VI – Of the Mode of Keeping the Minutes

BOOK THIRD | THE LAW OF INDIVIDUALS

CHAPTER I – Of The Qualifications Of Candidates
SECTION I – Of the Moral Qualifications of Candidates
SECTION II – Of the Physical Qualifications of Candidates
SECTION III – Of the Intellectual Qualifications of Candidates
SECTION IV – Of the Political Qualifications of Candidates
SECTION V – Of the Petition of Candidates for Admission, and the Action Thereon
SECTION VI – Of Balloting for Candidates
SECTION VII – Of the Reconsideration of the Ballot
SECTION VIII – Of the Renewal of Applications by Rejected Candidates
SECTION IX – Of the Necessary Probation and Due Proficiency of Candidates before Advancement.
SECTION X – Of Balloting for Candidates in each Degree
SECTION XI – Of the Number to be Initiated at one Communication
SECTION XII – Of Finishing the Candidates of one Lodge in another
SECTION XIII – Of the Initiation of Non-residents

CHAPTER II – Of The Rights Of Entered Apprentices

CHAPTER III – Of The Rights Of Fellow Crafts

CHAPTER IV – Of The Rights Of Master Masons
SECTION I – Of the Right of Membership
SECTION II – Of the Right of Visit
SECTION III – Of the Examination of Visitors
SECTION IV – Of Vouching for a Brother
SECTION V – Of the Right of Claiming Relief
SECTION VI – Of the Right of Masonic Burial

CHAPTER V – Of The Rights Of Past Masters

CHAPTER VI – Of Affiliation

CHAPTER VII – Of Demitting

CHAPTER VIII – Of Unaffiliated Masons

BOOK FOURTH | OF MASONIC CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS

CHAPTER I – Of What Are Masonic Crimes

CHAPTER II – Of Masonic Punishments
SECTION I – Of Censure
SECTION II – Of Reprimand
SECTION III – Of Exclusion from the Lodge
SECTION IV – Of Definite Suspension
SECTION V – Of Indefinite Suspension
SECTION VI – Of Expulsion

CHAPTER III – Of Masonic Trials
SECTION I – Of the Form of Trial
SECTION II – Of the Evidence in Masonic Trials

CHAPTER IV – Of The Penal Jurisdiction Of A Lodge

CHAPTER V – Of Appeals

CHAPTER VI- of Restoration

INDEX

FOOTNOTES

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ISBN

978-84-18379-17-8

Pages

230

Author

Albert G. Mackey