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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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In 2017, the CBI had registered an FIR alleging irregularities in the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) clearance given to INX Media to the tune of Rs 305 crore in 2007 when Chidambaram was the Union Finance Minister.
On January 8, the Specialized Commission of the Statistical High Council, affiliated with the Plan and Budget Organization (of which SCI is a subsidiary), announced the CBI does not have a legal mandate to published price indexes and must cease doing so.
He said the CBI system would be helpful in saving time and avoid any untoward accident on railway tracks.
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Meanwhile, the CBI issued a press statement expressing the agency's sadness.
Financial institutions like RBI, National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD), Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) and banks can also nominate its officers for deputation to CBI, as per the letter.
Every CBI regional and sector council delivered a strong majority in favour of staying in the UK.
CBI president Paul Drechsler hit back against what he called "a series of systematic and sustained attacks".
Ms Hall said: "I have been immensely proud to have led the CBI's lobbying and policy work as deputy director general.
CBI has several programmes in place to attract, develop and retain UAE National Talent, namely its National Development program aACAyAJYAL' and the Bank's Students Sponsorship Program (Mustakbal).
Kris Babicci, chief executive officer of CBI, said: "We are seeing significant growth in the SME sector as the UAE economy continues to strengthen.