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decree

Technically,the judgment of a court of equity.Today,states have abolished the distinctions between courts of law,which followed fairly strict rules of law and awarded damages to injured parties, and courts of equity, which generally tried to do what was fair and just (equitable) and issued decrees to people ordering them to do something,or to stop doing something.Causes of action are grounded in law or equity,but the same court and same judge now hear everything.

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Families affected during the revolution are afraid implementation of the presidential decree will continue to be delayed, saying that they no longer can stand their "tough living situation.
A Republic of Cameroon Presidential Decree executed on 3 December 2012 states that RSM owns a 38% interest in the Logbaba Concession.
Dr Mohammad Al Rokn, who represented the defendants in court during an earlier hearing, said he would file a petition against the presidential decree.
Minister of Communication Abderrachid Boukerzaza announced Tuesday here that the Council of Government examined and approved the presidential decree allowing the increase of Algeria's contribution in the capital of Company for Housing and low-cost housing construction in Africa "Shelter-Afrique" by $1.
Presidential Decree 94/1987 (1987) prohibits "prophylactic" chelation for the prevention of elevated BLLs.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has issued the presidential decree to implement measures against North Korea for its nuclear test in line with a U.
The presidential decree will also require foreign investors to have the status of limited company (PT) under Indonesian legal system based in the country.
The decay of the shipbuilding industry began with a presidential decree that allowed for temporary, untaxed imports of used ships, known as charteo.
This indicates that approved forms of interrogation include methods best described as "torture," had honest use of that term not been banished by presidential decree.
Aside from an announcement over the intercom that Maximova had been awarded, by Presidential decree, the order "For Services to One's Country" (third degree), the evening was all dance.
One of his sons-in-law, Timur Kulibayev, is the financial boss and vice president of KazakhOil which was created by a presidential decree in March 1997 (see following pages).
According to Watts, after completion of a National Assembly ratification, a Supreme Court affirmation, and a Presidential Decree, Hyperdynamics, through its subsidiary SCS Corporation, will surrender exclusive rights to a portion of the original contract area, while at the same time retaining the right to participate in any development of the surrendered area on a priority, non-exclusive basis.

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