2. The bishop of a diocese may, by decree, erect within his diocese parishes and chapelries, dismember, divide and abolish the same or annex them to other parishes or chapelries and change their limits. He also determines by decree the conditions which a person must fulfill to be a parishioner of such parish or chapelry.
A certified copy of such decree shall be sent forthwith to the Minister of Consumer Affairs, Cooperatives and Financial Institutions. Notice of the decree shall be published in the Gazette officielle du Québec.
1965 (1st sess.), c. 76, s. 2; 1969, c. 26, s. 115; 1975, c. 76, s. 11.