Civil obligation

CIVIL OBLIGATION, Civil law. One which binds in law, vinculum juris, and which may be enforced in a court of justice. Poth. Obl. 173, and 191. See Obligation.

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Paley, a common authority with many on moral questions, in his chapter on the "Duty of Submission to Civil Government," resolves all civil obligation into expediency; and he proceeds to say that "so long as the interest of the whole society requires it, that is, so long as the established government cannot be resisted or changed without public inconveniency, it is the will of God.
It results from the legal definition that the civil obligation is a legal relationship consisting of two components, one passive and one active, originating and existing between at least two persons.
Imran Khan's invocation against paying taxes is as much of a damp squib as his dharna, given that this civil obligation is anyhow anathema to those whose contributions would make a serious difference to the national exchequer.
When we see a democratic system flounder beneath the weight of its own errors, all the while seeking to deflect not only responsibility but shirking all sense of social and civil obligation, I believe that we - as citizens, as human beings - have every right to express our outrage.
By contrast, in Dubai, the Court of Cassation considers a guarantee a civil obligation and has ruled that Article 1092 applies to all guarantees and a claim against a guarantor must be initiated within six months from the due date of payment.
Civil Obligation in Bonaventure and Late Twentieth-Century Anarchists, CHRISTOPHER BERRY GRAY
Manfred Muller, governor of the Paderborn district, justified charging home schoolers with "High Treason," saying that "the obligation to attend school is a civil obligation that cannot be tampered with.
Hence, we should be under no civil obligation to allow followers of such ideologies any residence in democratic society.
It is a civil obligation required by a religious obligation.
The civil obligation is defined in the 2009 Romanian Civil Code as a legal relation on the basis of which one party, called a debtor, is bound to perform a promise (either positive or negative) for the other party, called a creditor, and the latter is entitled to receive the benefit of the promise (art.
And this is so because the tax is not due for the barter agreement, even if the civil obligation to fulfill it is originated in this [agreement], but for the barter itself once it has been fulfilled, and it was not fulfilled in times of the first tax collector but [in times] of the second one.