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Word: ratify

Definition: approve formally; confirm; verify


Sentences Containing 'ratify'

A new treaty was established by the end of the month, although the French did not ratify it.
Among the reasons the United States has failed to ratify the Convention is the fact that the Convention clearly states that anyone under the age of 18 is a child.
Denmark was the first country to ratify the Treaty of Accession 2003.
Even in death, it is the laws relating to the succession which operate to recognise through the death a "demise of the Crown", which triggers the operation of other laws that choose and recognise the enthronement of the successor, whose oaths, consecration, and coronation only consecrate and ratify the operation of the existent laws.
Following the assassination of Stjepan Radić, a new ruling coalition under Anton Korošec managed to ratify the treaty by a single vote on August 13, 1928, a move that came too late to placate the Italians yet further outraged the Croats.
He sent his brother David to ratify the treaty before Mehmed II himself, which he did in 1458, but the tribute was raised to 3,000 gold pieces.
However, as Tiller relates regarding the treaty signed at Santa Fe on April 2, 1851, ""The Jicarillas were expected to comply with the terms of the treaty immediately, yet as far as the new Mexicans were concerned, their part of the bargain would go into effect only after Congress had ratified it."" The United States Congress never did ratify the treaty.
However, to date the country has refused to ratify the Convention, joining only one other nation in the world with that status.
In addition to being the only individual in the country with the authority to grant clemency, the President of Yemen must ratify all executions passed down by any court before they are carried out.
In addition, the President must ratify all death sentences before they are carried out, and is the only person in the country with the authority to enact a stay of execution.
In April 2008, Haiti was facing a severe food crisis as well as governmental destabilization to Parliament's failure to ratify the president's choice of a prime minister.
May 9, 1847, the vested party representatives of the Penateka Comanche and German colonists met in Fredericksburg to ratify and sign the "Treaty Between the Comanche and the German Immigration Company".
My aunt said this in a sprightly way, and gave me a kiss to ratify the blessing.
Neither legislation nor any other type of parliamentary approval, beyond budgetary matters, is required for such actions, though the Cabinet has on occasion consulted parliament before engaging Canada or extending Canada's involvement in a conflict. Additionally, the federal and provincial crowns may ratify treaties, though only so far as they fall within the proper area of jurisdiction, according to sections 91 and 92 of the Constitution Act, 1867.
Oglesby was a delegate to the Illinois convention to ratify the Twenty-first Amendment to the United States Constitution in 1933.
Peggotty was not slow to respond, and ratify the treaty of friendship by giving me one of her best hugs.
Provisions related to the prudent use of the death penalty for example, were set in place on January 1, 2007, when the Supreme People's Court was given the sole power to review and ratify all death sentences.
States that ratify the convention has the duty of creation of domestic offences to combat the problem, the adoption of new, sweeping frameworks for mutual legal assistance, extradition, law enforcement cooperation and technical assistance, and training.
The Canadian parliament later passed the Succession to the Throne Act 1937 to ratify changes to the rules of succession in Canada and ensure consistency with the changes in the rules then in place in the United Kingdom.
The most excellent lords the plenipotentiaries promise and take upon themselves, that their above named masters shall ratify this treaty; and within the space of two months the ratification shall be exchanged.
The treaty was endorsed by the Cabinet on 3 July, and a draft bill was forwarded to the DPR in early August. Minister of Justice Muljatno further urged the DPR in December to ratify the treaty quickly, but initial discussions of the treaty did not begin until March 1957.
The U.S. Treasury Regulations provide (in part): However, the General Counsel of the Department of the Treasury has "the authority to approve all regulations pertaining to the internal revenue laws, including the authority to ratify and approve, where necessary, any such regulations previously issued."
Those from Dakuilomaloma hold council and only they the heralds (Matanivanua) attend to Ratify the decision, once the decision has been finalised the Ravunisa and his people of Yavusa Gala are informed and then The Ramasi of Tuvuca and his people.
Twice a year, the general membership meets to review the auditor's report, ratify changes made to the CSA's by-laws by the Board of Directors, and provide ground level participation to the operation of the CSA.

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