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Edict

An announcement of a new law or regulation. This word is now rarely used in an economic context. However, a famous French edict in the 1600s mandated the sale of better quality cloth. Repeat violators were tied to a post with their cloth attached to their bodies.
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The Ministry of Vice and Virtue claims the edict was made at the suggestion of Hindus, to free them from harassment when ministry officials ensure all Muslims go to mosques at prayer times.
Nabil bin Mohammed Abulfateh, said these edicts come in implementation of the leadership's intent to provide dignified livelihood to all citizens through the reduction of the burden of living by lowering municipal fees commensurate with the needs of these citizens and also exempting some low income earners from fees in future or writing off their unpaid debts.
A reversal or suspension of the edict is beyond everybody's power,'' he was quoted as saying.
Electronic commerce data can be transmitted to and from EnterpriseEC(TM) using standard EDI software, or by using a free, secure FTP application provided by EDICT Systems.
But overall, the edict is wildly popular, even among his political opponents.
OTCBB:TWIPE) today announced it has completed the acquisition of EDICT Systems, Inc.
Under the edict, a new article, N' (34) bis, will be added to the executive bill of the Municipalities Law promulgated by Decree-Law 35/2001 and Edict 16/2002.
Under the sixth edict, Cabinet Affairs Ministry director of information and computers Nizar Mroof Omar has been transferred as e-Government Authority director of strategies directorate and re-engineering electronic procedures and Ahmed Mohammed Buhazz has been appointed director of electronic services and channels development at the authority.
Doug Masters, Director of IT for Mitchell's stated, "Our partnership with Edict Systems has enabled us to expand our trading partner community by providing cost-effective and easy to use solutions to Mitchell's and our suppliers.
Afghanistan Foreign Minister Mohmmad Wakil Mutawakil said Thursday Islamic clergymen and scholars criticizing the edict ordering the destruction of pre-Islamic statues in Afghanistan have failed to produce verses from the Koran or Islamic injunctions to back their arguments.
The edict angered, alarmed and confused many Jews - Reform, Conservative and Orthodox.
18 (BNA): His Royal Highness Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa the Prime Minister issued Edict 61/2015 amending some provisions of the Executive Code of the Civil Service Law issued under Edict 51/2012.