From Vincentian Encyclopedia
- §1.--By lawful dismissal, vows and rights and duties which a member had in the Congregation automatically cease. But if the member is a cleric, he is bound by the precepts of canons 693 and 701.
- § 2.--Those who lawfully leave the Congregation or are lawfully dismissed from it, cannot claim from it anything for work done in it.
- § 3.--The Congregation, however, should practice equity and evangelical charity toward a member who is separated from it, as is stated in canon 702.