Articles of the peace

ARTICLES OF THE PEACE, Eng. practice. An instrument which is presented to a court of competent jurisdiction, in which the exhibitant shows the grievances under which be labors, and prays the protection of the court. It is made on oath. See a form in 12 Adol. & Ellis, 599; 40 E. C. L. R. 125, 126; 1 Chit. Pr. 678.
     2. The truth of the articles cannot be contradicted, either by affidavit or otherwise; but the defendant may either except to their sufficiency, or tender affidavits in reduction of the amounts of bail. 13 East. 171.

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In a statement released Saturday afternoon, Houthis accused members of the National Authority of violating the articles of the Peace and National Partnership Agreement via the new constitution.
* Slowing or impeding implementation of articles of the peace agreement threat the future of peace and unity.