LEX LABIENA DE PRAETORIBVS AGENDIS IN LOCO PARENTIVM
- Any citizen who is 18 years of age or older and unable to contact
a paterfamilias or materfamilias (hereinafter referred to as the
paterfamilias) may present a petition to a praetor.
- Upon receiving such a petition, the praetor may either dismiss
the petition or summon the paterfamilias to answer the petition. The
summons shall be delivered to the last known e-mail address of the
paterfamilias and published on Nova Roma's official mailing list. The
praetor is free to pursue other courses of action in an effort to
contact the paterfamilias as the praetor sees fit.
- If the paterfamilias responds to the summons within 45 days,
the petition shall be dismissed.
- If the paterfamilias fails to respond to the summons within 45
days, the praetor shall have the authority to act in loco parentis
and approve or deny the petition.
Passed by Comitia Populi Tributa, Yes-33; No-1; Abstain-0
08 October MMDCCLVI