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To agree to something. The union has finally assented to the new contract.
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to agree to something. I assent to what you suggest. She will not assent to our request.
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To agree to something: The committee assented to the proposal that they had been discussing.
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No service was too humble for him to perform in the aid of the South, no adventure to perilous for him to undertake if consistent with the character of a civilian who was at heart a soldier, and who in good faith and without too much qualification assented to at least a part of the frankly villainous dictum that all is fair in love and war.
The secretary assented to this proposition with the best grace he could assume--it is difficult to feign a true professional relish: which is eccentric sometimes--and after asking the candidate a few unimportant questions, proceeded to enrol him a member of the Great Protestant Association of England.
President Muhammadu Buhari has assented to two bills including the Nigerian Correctional Service Act, 2019, which gives a life line to condemned criminals not executed 10 years after exhausting all legal procedures for appeal.
In 1994, Article 66 was amended stating that a Bill shall become law if not assented to within 30 days after it was presented to the King, at the expiry of such period.
9 Act, 2017, enacted in 2017 was assented to by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Similarly, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Promotion, protection and Enforcement of Human Rights (Amendment) Bill, 2019 that was also passed by the Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and assented to by the Governor of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has been published as an Act.
Be that as it may, the bill as per the Constitution, shall be deemed to have been assented to it in the absence of your assent within 10 days.
"The purpose of this letter therefore is to humbly and most respectfully request the court to accord the AG a hearing before it can consider granting any orders against him," said Mr Ogeto.Last Friday, Mr Omtatah sued the Attorney General and the National Assembly over the Finance Act, which was assented to by President Uhuru Kenyatta and published in the Kenya Gazette on September 21.According to the activist, the Finance Bill died the moment it failed to garner two-thirds support of MPs.
Whenever things accepted are in some way assented to, there must be something that inclines one to assent: in assent to per se known first principles, it is a naturally endowed light ...
In this regard, our Canadian bill follows the precedent set by the Parliament of Canada in 1937, when, by the first Succession to the Throne Act, our Parliament assented to the alteration in the law of succession to the throne brought about by His Majesty's Declaration of Abdication Act, a statute of the United Kingdom Parliament, which gave legal effect to King Edward VIII's intention to abdicate the throne.
Arthur's approach to the notion of assent, this is equivalent to the two perspectives that are implicit in the early Stoics' treatment of the concept: 1) that which depends on the quality of the impression being assented to, and 2) that related to the psychology of the agent who assents (20).
The first bill, that was assented to, is called Criminal Law (Third Amendment) Bill 2011 which was passed by the National Assembly on 15th November 2011 and by Senate on 12 December 2011.Spokesperson to the President Farhatullah Babar said the President signed the Bills to coincide with the National Day for Working Women to highlight the governments commitment to protect women against abuse by raising the bar for crimes against them.
The July 15 decision also assented to the administration's claim that the president can create special military tribunals to conduct trials of enemy combatants, rendering decisions that are not subject to judicial review of any sort.
President Muhammadu Buhari has assented to the bill establishing Federal Polytechnic, Daura, Katsina State and Federal Polytechnic, Kaltungo, Gombe State.