Can. 94 ß1 Statutes properly so called are regulations which are established in
accordance with the law in aggregates of persons or of things, whereby the purpose,
constitution, governance and manner of acting of these bodies are defined.
ß2 The statutes of an aggregate of persons bind only those persons who are lawfully
members of it; the statutes of an aggregate of things bind those who direct it.
ß3 The provisions of statutes which are established and promulgated by virtue of
legislative power, are regulated by the provisions of the canons concerning laws.
Can. 95 ß1 Ordinances are rules or norms to be observed both in assemblies of persons,
whether these assemblies are convened by ecclesiastical authority or are freely convoked
by the faithful, and in other celebrations: they define those matters which concern their
constitution, direction and agenda.
ß2 In assemblies or celebrations, those who take part are bound by these rules of