Final Decision


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Final Decision

The resolution of a controversy by a court or series of courts from which no appeal may be taken and that precludes further action. The last act by a lower court that is required for the completion of a lawsuit, such as the handing down of a final judgment upon which an appeal to a higher court may be brought.

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Ademi said that company's officials had showed readiness to respect the final decision if the study revealed that the lead and zinc smelter would harm the health of people and the environment.
However, in response to comments from some customers, PG&E in March 2011 proposed offering them a choice to turn off the radios in their SmartMeters[TM], and then provided customers with the option to delay the installation of new SmartMeters[TM] pending the CPUC's final decision.
Water watchdog Ofwat has announced its final decision on prices, calling for average household bills to be reduced by around Au3 to Au340 before inflation between 2010 and 2015.
Michael Snr and his wife Maria spent an hour talking with the Secretary of State for Justice in Blackburn ahead of his final decision on whether to pardon their son.
He expressed his view without going through the proper channels of Al Wefaq, but he shouldn't take the final decision without the backing of the society," Al Wefaq bloc members and parliament's public utilities and environment affairs committee chairman MP Jawad Fairooz told the GDN.
Supt Dando added: "It is fair to say that a number of these issues have yet to be finalised and hence the need to explore all these matters, before a final decision is made.
Her office said a public inquiry would be held "in due course" with a final decision being taken by ministers.
THE LAHORE High Court has suspended a ban imposed by an appellate tribunal on Shoaib Akhtar pending a final decision in September.
The final decision on establishment of Central Asian water energy consortium is due to be made in late April in Bishkek, said Vice Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources of Kazakhstan Duisenbai Turganov at press conference after the session of the Kazakh-Kyrgyz intergovernment commission on April 16.
Postpone full evaluation of the direct, site-specific impacts (including decisions regarding station locations, vehicle types, storage facilities) and mitigation measures affecting the communities along the corridor until after final agency decisions regarding transit mode and bridge and highway analysis will have already been made; hinder full public review, participation and comment and preclude the public's fight to appeal the completed, final decision (encompassing all tiers) at the conclusion of the process; and lead to an uninformed choice and approval of the "Preferred Alternative.
He has promised to make the final decision within a month but he is not bound by the report's recommendations which have not yet been made public.
A FINAL decision is to be made soon on the start date for a new train service linking the North-east and London.