Articles of the peace

ARTICLES OF THE PEACE, Eng. practice. An instrument which is presented to a court of competent jurisdiction, in which the exhibitant shows the grievances under which be labors, and prays the protection of the court. It is made on oath. See a form in 12 Adol. & Ellis, 599; 40 E. C. L. R. 125, 126; 1 Chit. Pr. 678.
     2. The truth of the articles cannot be contradicted, either by affidavit or otherwise; but the defendant may either except to their sufficiency, or tender affidavits in reduction of the amounts of bail. 13 East. 171.

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In a statement released Saturday afternoon, Houthis accused members of the National Authority of violating the articles of the Peace and National Partnership Agreement via the new constitution.
Slowing or impeding implementation of articles of the peace agreement threat the future of peace and unity.