Antedate

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Antedate

The practice of placing a date that has already passed on a contract or a check. On its own, this does not invalidate or negatively impact the contract or check, but it may affect how long it remains valid. For example, one may sign a 12-month contract on February 1 but antedate it to January 1. Because the contract then states that it expires 12 months from January 1, it has effectively become an 11-month contract. See also: Post-Date.
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Referring to para 6 of the judgment, Justice Siddiqui said that the apex Court had granted the petitioners an opportunity to approach the department concerned for their back date benefits which also included the seniority as well.
The SC had disposed of a plea of APP journalists directing the management to initiate the regularization process of their services besides, granting them an opportunity to approach the department for claims of their back date benefits.
He also confirmed that Ganjera is singing orders in back dates and facilitating his blue-eyed persons.
DENISE Van Outen is ready to stop knocking back dates after her split from Lee Mead last year.
The accused persons, in connivance with others, helped the dealers purchase more than 59000 metric ton of urea in back dates on rates less than the ones applicable at that time.
The arrested bank officers facilitated the urea dealers in this criminal act by preparing bankers cheques in back dates.
Steffen said: "We have been holding back dates as Craig is tied to a contract with Channel 4 when he comes out, so we will have to see what happens.
ISLAMABAD -- Minister for Law Farooq H Naik dispelling impression that new appointments were being made on back dates has emphatically stated that any new appointments in the public sector will be made in accordance with the laid down procedure and law