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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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The Ministry of Vice and Virtue claims the edict was made at the suggestion of Hindus, to free them from harassment when ministry officials ensure all Muslims go to mosques at prayer times.
Under Edict 25/2019, Nawar Abdulla Yousif Al-Mutawa as Director of Communication and Marketing, Tariq Hassan Yousif Al-Arabi as Director of Investments, Shaikha Muneera bint Mohammed bin Khalifa as Director of Events and Programmes, Mohammed Hamad Isa Flaifel as Director of Support and Services, Engineer Saleh Naji Ahmed Al-Othman as Director of Facilities and Sarra Ishaq Murtadha Akbar as Director of Human and Financial Resources at the Youth and Sports Affairs Ministry.
The Penang State Religious Department said it would abide by the edict. Department's director Sazali Hussein said that as long as it was declared by the Council, the state fatwa committee would have to abide by it.
A reversal or suspension of the edict is beyond everybody's power,'' he was quoted as saying.
The Edict No 490 was officially published in Russian on the National Legal Internet Portal of the Republic of Belarus on 28 December 2018, and its main provisions enter into force in ten days from its official publication.
The second edict appointed Mohammed Ibrahim Al Humaidi as director of Port Operations and Technical Services at the Transportation and Telecommunications Ministry.
The minister made the comment in an interview with Afghan Islamic Press (AIP) ahead of a visit by Japanese parliamentarians seeking to have the edict rescinded.
The edict shall take effect from the date of its issuance and shall be published in the Official Gazette.
The Department of Educations decision to walk away from the bargaining table and instead unilaterally adopt an anti-worker Management Edict exposes this Administrations crusade to destroy workplace rights and roll back decades of progress towards ensuring equal access to educational opportunities for all Americans, Rep.
Edict (21) appointed Adnan Mohammed Hashim Al Sadah as Social Programmes and Community Affairs director in Muharraq Governorate.
The revocation of the Edict of Nantes in 1685 enshrined this confessional partisanship into a sweeping royal edict that effectively stripped resident Huguenots of their standing as citizens, with all the liabilities that entailed regarding marriage, property, and officeholding.
Manama, July 11 (BNA): The Labour and Social Development Ministry, held in cooperation with the Ministry of Health, and open meeting to raise expatriate workers' awarenes about the importance of commitment to impelementing ministerial edict 3/2013 on banning afternoon outdoor work during the months of July and August.