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legally binding

Requiring or establishing a legal obligation. I thought it was just a simple petition, not a legally binding contract. Your response is legally binding, so be very careful what you say.
See also: binding
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Bolivar said the three countries' call for the Asean and China to come up with a legally binding code of conduct only reflected Asean's joint communique.
Questions asked in the consultation include whether existing legally binding and soon-to-be legally binding transparency requirements for transmission, LNG and storage satisfy market participants' needs.
Asked if it was a problem that the deal contains no timetable for turning the accord into a legally binding treaty, Mr Miliband said: "I wish there had been a timetable.
11, 2001, the Bush administration began raising concerns that making the assurances legally binding under an international pact could block it from effectively dealing with chemical and biological attacks carried out by terrorists and rogue states.
In November 2008, the Commission made legally binding commitments offered by E.
Newspaper headlines indicate the lack of clarity around what this means - legally binding but not fully complete; politically binding (whatever that might mean); or an outright delay.
Digital certificates are a highly secure form of electronic ID that can be used to authenticate users online and to create legally binding electronic signatures that protect the integrity of electronic data.
It is also intended to provide a coherent, transparent and participatory global framework for policy implementation, co-ordination and development, and to carry out principal functions, based on the Rio Declaration, the Forest Principles, chapter 11 of Agenda 21 and the outcomes of the UN's forest conservation declarations, in a manner consistent with and complementary to existing international legally binding instruments relevant to forests.
The entry into legally binding arrangements is subject to several conditions precedent, including comprehensive due diligence on the part of the Chinese company and the execution of comprehensive agreements.
Summary: Agreement on a deal to form the basis of a legally binding climate treaty is "within reach," UN Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon has said.
Central Vermont Public Service (NYSE - CV) today announced it has joined the Chicago Climate Exchange (CCX), the first and only voluntary, legally binding greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction and trading program in North America.
The Chicago Climate Exchange (CCX) is the world's first voluntary, legally binding greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction and trading pilot program.
my-con has integrated OPENLiMiT SignCubes signature components into its Internet platform, enabling procurement processes to transpire electronically, be legally binding and remain in compliance with VOB/VOL/VOF and EU standards.
Since the Adobe Reader, with more than half a billion readers in circulation, is found on most computers, the legally binding digital signature will become available to almost every user.
net Terms of Use as legally binding documents that are legally enforceable.