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NEGATION. Denial. Two negations are construed to mean one affirmation. Dig. 50, 16, 137.

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Richard Gordon and Francis Escudero also did not sign the resolution.
Lawmakers who have not signed the affidavit include National Assembly Deputy Minority Leader Robert Mbui, South Mugirango MP Sylvanus Osoro, Kitutu Chache MP Richard Onyonka and Luanda MP Christopher Omulele.
Ambassador to the Bahamas Richard Blankenship told the country's government in 2003 that if the Bahamas did not sign an agreement, a considerable amount of American aid would be withheld, including assistance for building an airport runway, important to a country heavily dependent on tourism.
The Tax Court also ruled that the taxpayer did not satisfy the Beard tests, because he did not sign the SFRs and failed to make a reasonable and honest attempt to satisfy the tax law.
In North America, the large "conservative" group called the Missouri Synod did not sign.
The binder was then delivered to Amil Shaban, who signed it as "owner." Jack Shaban, his brother and co-owner, did not sign. After signing the binder, Ms.
But even if he pocket-vetoes it (does not sign it within 10 days after it reached his desk), the bill will probably be reintroduced, says Newsome.
Aidy Ward, the representative, suggested his client would not sign a new contract - even for PS900,000 a week - and called Reds legend Jamie Carragher a "k**b".
Having denied H the right to sign his return before W filed a separate return at the Service's suggestion, the IRS may not now argue that H "lost" his joint filing status because he did not sign the joint return before the separate return was filed.
On claims some statutory forms were not signed by all agents, he said his agents equally did not sign the forms hence his opponent's take does not hold.
As a result, Franklin did not sign or return the consent documents.
On state chairmen who had not signed the supporting document to form the council, he said it was not obligatory.