An Act of Assembly of 1753 declares pactions simoniacal whereby a minister or probationer before presentation and as a means of obtaining it bargains not to raise a process of augmentation of stipend or demand reparation or enlargement of his manse or glebe after induction.
He became a probationer for the Scottish ministry in 1661 just before episcopal government was re-established in Scotland.
He was licensed to preach by the Haddington presbytery in 1743, and after two years as a probationer was ordained (1745) minister of the parish of Beith.
probationer training, I still feel very new.
In order to do this, a total of 38 probationer constables were monitored during October 2004.