sine die


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Sine Die

[Latin, Without day.] Without day; without assigning a day for a further meeting or hearing.

A legislative body adjourns sine die when it adjourns without appointing a day on which to appear or assemble again.

sine die

adverb at no period, at no time, never, never again, on no occasion, without date

sine die

‘without day, indefinitely’.

SINE DIE. Without day. A judgment for a defendant in many cases is quod eat sine die, that he may go without day. While the cause is pending and undetermined, it may be continued from term to term by dies datus. (q.v.) See Huxley's Judgments & Rastal's Entries, passim; Co. Litt. 362b & 363a. When the court or other body rise at the end of a session or term they adjourn sine die.

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As a similar situation prevailed when the house met for business, the speaker had no option but to adjourn it sine die.
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The winter session of the assembly, which was to continue until December 23, was adjourned sine die yesterday by Speaker Kiran Kumar Reddy as uncertainty persisted over the status of 140 MLAs from Andhra and Rayala Seema region who resigned in protest against the proposal of bifurcation of the state.
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Lashing at the unruly behavior displayed by legislators, Chatterjee threatened to adjourn the House sine die.
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To our way of thinking, the governor will get his wish and will announce a gas pipeline project before the Legislature goes sine die in May--but it will be built in counterparts.
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So we have as a body decided not to sine die, but to allow time to ask the governor to sign the bill to allow the process to move forward.
When found the club should deal with them by banning them sine die with no prospect of reprieve.