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IRRIGATION. The act of wetting or moistening the ground by artificial means.
     2. The owner of land over which there is a current stream, is, as such, the proprietor of the current. 4 Mason's R. 400. It seems the riparian proprietor may avail himself of the river for irrigation, provided the river be not thereby materially lessened, and the water absorbed be imperceptible or trifling. Ang. W. C. 34; and vide 1 Root's R. 535; 8 Greenl. R. 266; 2 Conn. R. 584; 2 Swift's Syst. 87; 7 Mass. R. 136; 13 Mass. R. 420; 1 Swift's Dig. 111; 5 Pick. R. 175; 9 Pick. 59; 6 Bing. R. 379; 5 Esp. R. 56; 2 Conn. R. 584; Ham. N. P. 199; 2 Chit. Bl. Com. 403, n. 7; 22 Vin. Ab. 525; 1 Vin. Ab. 657; Bac. Ab. Action on the case, F. The French law coincides with our own. 1 Lois des Batimens, sect. 1, art. 3, page 21.

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CBI Al Islami provides our clients with a full range of Shariah-compliant retail and corporate products that adhere to the highest ethical standards.
John Cridland, CBI director general, said: "Katja has been a fantastic deputy and I have very much enjoyed working with her over the years.
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After consummation of the proposal, CBI would become the 58th largest commercial banking organization in the United States, with consolidated assets of approximately $11 billion and would remain the sixth largest commercial banking organization in North Carolina, controlling deposits of $7 billion, representing 6.
CBI expressly repudiates that filing, which is also full of inaccuracies and false statements.
T HERE seems to be a face- off between the Central Bureau of Investigation ( CBI) and the Income Tax ( I- T) Department over certain CBI officials coming under scrutiny for their alleged links with meat exporter Moin Akhtar Qureshi, who is being probed for suspected tax evasion.
The autonomy of the CBI is definitely a question, which the government has to, in the context of the Gauhati High Court's ruling, look into seriously, and work out ways for establishing the autonomy of the CBI," she added.
Joined by Senior Management, the Chairman addressed the drivers, security guards, office boys and cleaners of CBI, "Your commitment is fundamental to the success and growth of the Bank and so on behalf of CBI Senior Management; we would like to show you all our appreciation as valued members of staff and valued members of society.
It was announced last month that Mr Rosser would resume his role as director of CBI Wales following a 12 month stint as director of innovation and anchor companies with the Welsh Government.