Local Action

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Local Action

A lawsuit concerning a transaction that could not occur except in some particular place. Any type of lawsuit that can be brought only in one place. A classic example is a situation where recovery of possession of a particular parcel of land is sought.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

LOCAL ACTION, practice, pleadings. An action is local when the venue must be laid in the county where the cause of action arose. 1 Chit. PI'. 271; 21 Vin. Ab. 79; 3 Bl. Com. 294; Bac. Ab. Actions, Local, &c.; Dane's Ab. Index, h.t.; 15 Mass. 284; 1 Brock. 203; 1 Greenl. 246. Vide Action; Venue.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Local action groups have until September 20 to try to qualify for the additional funding.
'I will not forget my national and global advocacies but I will also translate my national and global policies into local action,' she added.
All smiles Day of the Region fans Jessie Mason, Les Ross, Simone Tyrie and Nicola Hill from the LEADER Local Action Group
A draft of Houston's local action plan was posted this month and is on the agenda for approval by the city council on Tuesday.
To date Cadwyn Clwyd has allocated over PS5m on LEADER projects across Denbighshire, Flintshire and Wrexham and liaising with Local Action Groups who have had the final say on funding.
The degree of awareness of local communities about the potential of the LEADER approach was low, only a few partnerships had the potential of future local action groups.
Secretary Foxx challenged mayors and officials to three calls to action: (1) issue a public statement about the importance of bicycle and pedestrian safety, (2) form a local action team to advance safety and accessibility goals, and (3) take local action on seven challenge activities.
The Government funding pot, called the LEADER Programme money, will be handed out via Local Action Group, (LAGs) according to six priorities.
Anyone interested in joining either of the Northumberland LEADER Local Action Groups should email their name; organisation; contact address including postcode; contact number and email address to:
Within 45 days of accepting the challenge, communities are encouraged to convene a Local Action Summit with key public and private sector stakeholders to assess needs, determine priorities, and decide what combination of objectives they will tackle.
Movers and Shakers Interactive demonstrations by local action heroes, 1 p.m.
While it is all well and good for Coun Khan to set up local action groups to help with the problem, nothing is going to improve without informing the local residents that this is being done.

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