Common seal

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COMMON SEAL, A seal used by a corporation. See Corporation.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Grey seals, more prevalent off our coastline than common seals, are not as vulnerable.
The Act further said: 'The programme shall be a body corporate having perpetual succession and a common seal with powers, subject to the provision of this act, to acquire and hold property, moveable and immoveable, and to sue and be sued by its name,'.
Suffice it to say that for the purposes of considering as to what is the status of the Management Board of the Postal Life Insurance/petitioner (the Board), reference has been made to section 3 of the Pakistan Postal Services Management Board Ordinance, 2002 (the Ordinance of 2002) and it is clearly mentioned in subsection (2) thereof that the Board shall be a body corporate having perpetual succession and a common seal, with power, subject to the provisions of this Ordinance, to acquire, hold and dispose of its property both movable and immovable, and shall by its name sue and be sued.
An officer from the animal charity took the common seal to an RSPCA centre for treatment.
The little common seal, who was underweight and struggling to breathe properly, was spotted by members of the public near to West Kirby marine lake was thought to be from a colony at Hilbre Island.
"Particularly for the common seal pups, which were only a few weeks old when they arrived, it has been very encouraging seeing them gain weight and grow into the chunky little guys we released today."
The authority would be a corporate body with perpetual succession and a common seal, he added.
"Grey seals bob in the waters and can be spotted sunning themselves on the sands, joined by the occasional common seal."
The award takes the form of a citation under the Common Seal, together with a presentation of a gold medallion pendant from a ribbon in the city's colours.
Deputy Chief CPWC Ijaz Khan briefed the meeting that the Commission is a corporate body having perpetual succession and a common seal with power subject to provision of this act.