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Edict

An announcement of a new law or regulation. This word is now rarely used in an economic context. However, a famous French edict in the 1600s mandated the sale of better quality cloth. Repeat violators were tied to a post with their cloth attached to their bodies.
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Edict 39/ 2015 stipulates the transfer of Head of Bahrain's Diplomatic Mission to the United Kingdom, Alice Thomas Samaan, to the Foreign Ministry's Court as an Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary.
Edict 28/2019 stipulated the appointment of the following as directors in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism:
The first edict appointed Raghdan Saleh Abdulrasool director for managing general revenues policy at the Finance Ministry.
Besides the three edicts mentioned at the beginning of this essay, some other marker stones of this dynasty have been found:
Asoka speaks to us, as he spoke almost 2300 years ago to the people of his far-flung empire, through what has come to be known as The Edicts of Asoka.
Article 1 of this edict deals with granting fully-paid holidays for the workers in the sector while article 2 says that if any day of the mentioned holidays in article 1 coincides with Friday or with an official holiday the worker is to be compensated with another day, reported the Gulf Daily News, our sister publication.
The sakoku edicts were those policies adopted by the Japanese government during the 17th century that resulted in the international perception that Japan was a "closed country." This text presents one of the first English language analyses of those edicts, both in terms of their historical foundation and the resulting effects they had on Japanese society.
For example, the XIII Major Rock Edict of Emperor Asoka, found at Shahbbazgiri, divulges the death toll at the Kalinga War, his eschewing the War, the principles he brought into practice to be followed by the subjects of the land for a better and civilized society, the countries on the south and the north etc.
Muslims scholars throughout Islamic history had shown a certain degree of hesitance in standing up against other scholars who issued strange and harmful edicts, he observed.
This edict gives immunity to American and foreign contractors from Iraqi law while making Iraqis driving without licenses subject to jail time.
Just in time for the Christian commemoration of the virgin birth, the 60-page edict, entitled Human Sexuality: Truth and Significance, expands and elaborates on the 1968 Humanae Vitae encyclical banning birth control.
Edict 16/2019 stipulated the cancellation of Clause 4 of Article One of Edict 17/2018 specifying certain commercial activities permitted for 100% foreign-owned firms to carry out.