Declaratory Judgment

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Declaratory Judgment

A ruling by a court (or, less commonly, a regulator) that resolves a dispute but does not order an action. That is, a declaratory judgment states a fact. For example, a declaratory judgment may state who owns a patent or a piece of property.
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Recently, a Declaratory Ruling and Order was released by the FCC to provide guidance and clarification with respect to the various requirements and scope of liability under the Act.
Circuit to overturn the unlawful provisions of the Federal Communication Commission's July 2015 Declaratory Ruling and Order on the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
This conversation was sparked in July by a VoApps filing that requests a declaratory ruling to say its voicemail system does not violate TCPA.
FCC Action--Issuing a New Declaratory Ruling to Address
10) In a declaratory ruling, the FCC found that "lengthy and unreasonable" delays were occurring, which interfered with the provision of wireless services and competition, contrary to Congress's purpose in enacting the 1996 Act.
A recent declaratory ruling by the New Hampshire Department of Revenue Administration has left many S corporation owners considering whether they should convert to a limited liability company in order to save money on their New Hampshire taxes.
And indeed, as this issue was going to press, the FCC released a declaratory ruling on the subject of call termination problems, saying that a carrier that.
The court went on to discuss "improper quality" of patient care, which it defined as with respect to patient care, any practice, procedure, action or failure to act of an employer which violates any law, rule, regulation or declaratory ruling adopted pursuant to law, where such violation relates to matters which may present a substantial and specific danger to public health or safety or a significant threat to the health of a specific patient.
A request for a declaratory ruling has been filed by US investor JC Flowers, the report said citing a separate report by Focus magazine.
This declaratory ruling is expected to allow dental hygienists to provide fluoride varnish in a variety settings, including nursing homes, day cares, outreach programs and nursing homes under the prescription of a physician, physician's assistant or nurse practitioner as well as a dentist.
its agent, for a declaratory ruling regarding the applicability of Public Service Law Section 228 to an apartment owner agreement dated April 16, 1980.