|Long title||An Acte for the due Execucion of the Writ De Excommunicato capiendo.|
|Citation||5 Eliz 1 c 23|
A writ de excommunicato capiendo (Latin for "taking one who is excommunicated") was a writ commanding the sheriff to arrest one who was excommunicated, and imprison him till he should become reconciled to the church.
- The citation of this Act by this short title was authorised by section 5 of, and Schedule 2 to, the Statute Law Revision Act 1948. Due to the repeal of those provisions, it is now authorised by section 19(2) of the Interpretation Act 1978.
- These words are printed against this Act in the second column of Schedule 2 to the Statute Law Revision Act 1948, which is headed "Title".
- "De Excommunicato Capiendo" The Law Dictionary, Featuring Black's Law Dictionary Free Online Legal Dictionary 2nd Ed.
- "De Excommunicato Capiendo" Legal Dictionaries of the Encyclopedia of Law Project