Antedate

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Antedate

The practice of placing a date that has already passed on a contract or a check. On its own, this does not invalidate or negatively impact the contract or check, but it may affect how long it remains valid. For example, one may sign a 12-month contract on February 1 but antedate it to January 1. Because the contract then states that it expires 12 months from January 1, it has effectively become an 11-month contract. See also: Post-Date.
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The SC had disposed of a plea of APP journalists directing the management to initiate the regularization process of their services besides, granting them an opportunity to approach the department for claims of their back date benefits.
The petitioners after regularization of their services approached the department for their back date benefits from the year 2005 through a written submission over which the management had formed a JWC consisting of APP high authorities which after considering the apex Court's decision, recommended their seniority from the date of their joining of the services in APP but after the lapse of more than ten months, the management had failed to implement the recommendations on one pretext or the other.
The arrested bank officers facilitated the urea dealers in this criminal act by preparing bankers cheques in back dates.
DENISE Van Outen is ready to stop knocking back dates after her split from Lee Mead last year.
Steffen said: "We have been holding back dates as Craig is tied to a contract with Channel 4 when he comes out, so we will have to see what happens.
ISLAMABAD -- Minister for Law Farooq H Naik dispelling impression that new appointments were being made on back dates has emphatically stated that any new appointments in the public sector will be made in accordance with the laid down procedure and law