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reformation

A legal action to correct an instrument to comply with the intentions of the parties. If the grantor in a deed will not agree to sign a corrective deed, it may be necessary for the buyer or a subsequent owner to file a reformation action.

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There is a growth in democratic political movements throughout the Arab world and an increased urgency in the idea of democracy, women's emancipation, and constitutional reform. The consequences of the rise of radical Islam and the escalating targeting of innocent civilians in terrorist attacks have hastened the discussion on profound and meaningful reforms, forced a debate toward "democratization" and transparency, and provided countries such as Morocco with the opportunity to push for reforms to the family code, also known as the mudawana.
* The many regional leaders--and we ourselves--believe that change and economic reform come from within, and that the region's cultural and historical legacy will be an important factor in shaping those reforms.
A copy of the Tort Reform Record is available on the ATRA web site, www.atra.oq
During the past year, the Texas Assisted Living Association (TALA) has worked with other advocacy groups as a member of the Texas Alliance for Patient Access (TAPA) to ensure that assisted living providers would be covered under tort reform and included as healthcare providers.
After his arrival at Camaldoli, Querini's interests soon turned to the larger issues of reform of the church.
Maybe they meant to say "fourth down," because whenever the future of reform is at stake, the Bush White House has punted.
evaluability assessment of the administrative reform of the Council of Europe.
ISLAMABAD -- Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra has said that the government would soon pass Federally Administered Tribal Areas' reforms bill through the parliament.
The bill represents the biggest reform to India's economy and a next step towards unification of the Indian state.
Author of numerous books and articles on contemporary Reform Judaism in America, Rabbi Dana Evan Kaplan combines his scholarly pedigree and experience as a practicing Reform rabbi in Kingston, Jamaica, in a new work promising a "successful postmodern strategy for building community" (315).
The HealthCare Reform's Affect on Voluntary Benefits and Limited Medical Plans White Paper has been released by the Healthcare Reform Magazine, www.HealthcareReformMagazine.com.
Other countries' experiences suggest that reform of entitlement programs is difficult but also possible.