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.
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.
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.
It is a civil obligation required by a religious obligation.
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.
The capacity to exercise rights is the person's aptitude to conclude civil legal acts by oneself (article 37 NCC) so that he will acquire and exercise civil rights, also assuming and performing civil obligations.
The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act(SCRA) allows active military and, in a few cases, non-service members, to suspend or postpone certain civil obligations.
Priests, freed from their civil obligations, will have no concern over being required to violate their beliefs.
It said that the bill did not respect, among others, the constitutional principle of the tripartite division of governance, while also devaluing the Civil Obligations Act and the Law on Consumer loans.
Ask a struggling Italy the economic value of a sound and accessible means to enforce civil obligations.