Binding Decision

Binding Decision

1. A decision that binds the parties affected by it and that they may not appeal. A binding decision may be the result of arbitration, the appeal to the highest court possible or a decision by a regulatory agency.

2. See: Binding authority.
References in periodicals archive ?
The recommendation is being sent to the European Commission for a legally binding decision.
In December 2016, EU leaders agreed on a legally binding decision setting out their common understanding of certain aspects of the Association Agreement with Ukraine.
In September, the Green Party expressed the view that parliament should get involved in the Cyprus talks by issuing a binding decision.
If passengers don't get a satisfactory outcome to their complaint from their airline, using an approved Alternative Dispute Resolution provider gives them a simple way to get a prompt, fair and binding decision on their dispute - meaning they don't have to resort to court action.
The ruling by the Council of State specifically concerns a ban on the Muslim garment in the Riviera town of Villeneuve-Loubet, but the binding decision is expected to impact on all the 30 or so French resort municipalities that have issued similar decrees.
All countries, especially China, should respect the final and binding decision of the tribunal.
At the summit, however, no legally binding decision was made, and the decision to leave the world court can be decided by individual nations.
Swedish prosecutors said the ruling will have no impact on its investigation, while the UK government will argue that it is an opinion not a legally binding decision.
The move also creates a political atmosphere in the international community towards an official and binding decision to recognise the State of Palestine.
Laboratory funding THE TURF CLUB is to deploy an independent arbitrator to make a binding decision on proposed funding for an upgrade of equipment at the BHP laboratory in Limerick.
The sources quoted by the daily said the talks to impose the ban have not reached the point of becoming a binding decision.