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nisi

a court order coming into effect on a specified date unless cause is shown within a certain period why it should not.

NISI. This word is frequently used in legal proceedings to denote that something has been done, which is to be valid unless something else Shall be done within a certain time to defeat it. For example, an order may be made that if on the day appointed to show cause, none be shown, an injunction will be dissolved of course, on motion, and production of an affidavit of service of the order. This is called an order nisi. Ch. Pr. 547. Under the compulsory arbitration law of Pennsylvania, on the filing of the award, judgment nisi is to be entered: which judgment is to be as valid as if it had been rendered on the verdict of a jury, unless an appeal be entered within the time required by the law.

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Youwill, however, need to complete an affidavit confirming why there has been a delay and confirming whether since the date of the Decree Nisi, you and your husband have lived together and whether you have had a child since this date.
Quintilian, who does not specifically discuss the letter in his Institutio oratoria, does however admit free prose (oratio soluta), close to conversational speech and to epistolary language, suitable for treating "familiar" matters: "Est igitur ante omnia oratio alia vincta atque contexta, soluta alia, qualis in sermone et epistulis, nisi cum aliquid upra naturam suam tractant, ut de philosophia, de re publica similibusque" (9: 4.
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Judge Heather MacGregor granted a decree nisi - after concluding that the marriage had "broken down irretrievably" - at a 14-second hearing in the Central Family Court in London.
Then, as a matter of law, the couple must wait six weeks from the nisi until an application can be made for decree absolute.
IN THE Divorce Division today, Thomas Frederick Knight, a St Helens labourer, was granted a Decree Nisi on the ground of his wife's misconduct with Samuel Long, a baker, of Liverpool.
Nigella and Charles won't be divorced by the end of the July, the decree nisi will be pronounced by the end of the July," she said.
District Judge Christopher Simmonds pronounced the decrees nisi sought by 29 couples in the bland surroundings of the Principal Registry of the High Court's Family Division in London.
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