assent to


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He has refused his Assent to Laws, the most wholesome and necessary for the public good.
He has obstructed the Administration of Justice, by refusing his Assent to Laws for establishing Judiciary Powers.
He has combined with others to subject us to a jurisdiction foreign to our constitution, and unacknowledged by our laws; giving his Assent to their Acts of pretended legislation:
returns Deputy, having caught the halfpenny, and appearing by this mystic word to express his assent to the arrangement.
Namdas said that the lower chamber of the National Assembly had agreed with President Muhammadu Buhari on two of the three clauses, which led to withholding of his assent to the bill.
However, a notification available with Dawn revealed that President Mamnoon Hussain had given his assent to the legislation on Dec 22, but somehow a notification to this effect took another four days to publish.
However, a notification revealed that President Mamnoon Hussain had given his assent to the legislation on December 22, but somehow a notification to this effect took another four days to publish.
ISLAMABAD -- The President on Friday granted assent to the Finance Act, 2016, Spokesman of Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) said.
ISLAMABAD -- President Mamnoon Hussain on Wednesday accorded his assent to the the Constitution's 22nd Amendment Bill, 2016, that envisages the qualifications and procedure for appointment of Chief Election Commissioner and members of the Election Commission of Pakistan.
FLYERS will now get higher compensation in the event of death, injury, loss of baggage or inordinate delay in flights with President Pranab Mukherjee giving his assent to the amended Carriage by Air Act, which had been earlier approved by Parliament.
THE Queen last night put her name to The Vow - by giving Royal Assent to the Scotland Bill that passes new tax and welfare powers to Holyrood.
Following Augustine, Aquinas says that faith in the broadest sense is just assent to the unseen, by contrast with assent to what one sees to be true.