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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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Royal Decree 14/2015 stipulated the formation of the Committee for Settlement of Stalled Property Development Projects.
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Royal Decree No 26/2014 approves the Sultanate of Oman s joining the Convention on Prohibition of Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and Their Destruction.
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D In general, the tasks set are those under the law of 4 August 1996 on well-being at work of workers during the execution of their work and the laws that have subsequently amended, the implementing Royal Decrees which the Royal Decree of 27 March 1998 and 28 May 2003 outside services for prevention and protection at work and on the health monitoring of workers, including the Royal Decree of 25 April 1997 on the protection of workers against the risks of ionizing radiation, including the Royal Decree of 20 July 2001 laying down general rules for the protection of the public, workers and the environment against the dangers of ionizing radiation and any subsequent text supplementing or amending laws and orders in progress.