1. Requests for the mandatum of canon 812 are made through the chancellor. 
 See cc. 812, 252. A mandatum is required for those who teach theology at institutes of higher education. Pope John Paul II, apostolic constitution Ex Corde Ecclesiae (August 15, 1990). Available at Vatican website.
NCCB [USCCB], Application of Ex Corde Ecclesiae for the United States, in force as particular law for the United States (May 3, 2001). Available at USCCB website.
NCCB [USCCB], Guidelines Concerning the Academic Mandatum in Catholic Universities, accepted for publication by the general membership, June 2001 General Meeting. Available at USCCB website.