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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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We might fail to carry out our decrees against our enemies, such as the Pococks, for instance; but the one thing we could not afford to fail in was the punishment of our own traitors.
Article (1) states that Muscat Municipality Law attached to this decree shall be applied.
Muscat: His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said has issued four Royal Decrees as follows: Royal Decree No.
Dubai: In his capacity as Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE, has issued Decree No.
Royal Decree No 25/2014 ratifies the Arab Convention for the Transfer of Inmates at Penal and Correctional Institutions within the framework of Implementing the penal codes.
THE Shura Council will today discuss letters and Decree Laws issued by His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa.
Decree Laws issued in accordance with Article (38) of the Constitution, which include Decree Law No.
DAMASCUS, (SANA)- President Bashar al-Assad on Wednesday issued the following decrees: A decree appointing Mr.
The bill would give states and local entities the ability to petition to modify or terminate the decree after four years or a change in government.
TUNIS (TAP) - The Decree nA582 of May 20, 2011 on the writ for the Constituent Assembly election has held citizens in suspense and created a controversy on the general process of election.
5 hectares in size in Bosteri village, Issyk-Kul oblast (based on the decree of the Interim Government of 20 May 2010 No.
The Los Angeles Police Commission received assurances Tuesday that installation of a critical computerized officer-tracking system is on schedule to meet a federal consent decree deadline next summer.