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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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The Regulation defines VAT as the five per cent tax imposed on the import and supply of goods and services at each stage of production and distribution, including what is a deemed supply, with the exception of specific supplies subject to the zero rate and what is exempted as specified in the decree-law.
37 on the Executive Regulation of Federal Decree-Law No.
This decree-law will take effect a day after its publication in the Official Gazette.
The board of directors adopted the proposed fees and fines, in accordance with the authority's responsibilities stipulated in Federal Decree-Law No.
In an official statement, Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, UAE Minister of Finance and Chairman of the Federal Tax Authority, said: "The Federal Decree-Law issued by His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan is the bedrock of the UAE's planned tax system, which was designed to meet the most stringent of standards and best practices.
45) In the justification of the draft bill the government argued that the over-all consensus was that even though the regional preventive commissions and the Resolutive Commission did not fulfil requirements of administrative independence, specialization, dedication, and human and budgetary resources, they had accomplished their tasks successfully during the first thirty years of Decree-Law 211.
The decree-law amending and completing some provisions of the Criminal Code and the Criminal Procedures Code had been adopted last Friday by the Cabinet of the Interim Government.
One concern regards an Italian decree-law of 18 February, which would provide that companies wishing to benefit from this aid would first (within 30 days of the decree-law being adopted, according to the spokesperson) have to sign a protocol with the government.
Italy adopted a new Decree-Law No 81 on 14 May 2005 amending the law in question.
Gersan Zurita, a Senior Director and lead oil and gas analyst for Latin America in Fitch's Project Finance Group, will address the downgrade and the role of Decree-Law No 5,218 of March 6, 2007, which forces FertiNitro and other producers of nitrogen-based fertilizers in Venezuela to direct their output from global exports markets to the domestic market, where sales are subject to pricing dictated by the government.
Fishing and pearling is allowed at all maritime zones, except prohibited areas, under decree-law 20 of 2002, decree-law 45 of 2012 and edict 43 of 2017, on exploiting and protecting marine resources", he said.