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PACTIONS, International law. When contracts between nations are to be performed by a single act, and their execution is at an end at once, they are not called treaties, but agreements, conventions or pactions. 1 Bouv. Inst. n. 100.

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It is hard to find any Conquest so absolute but as to the Modification of the Legislative authority there is something of convention or agreement which directs or qualifes that authority either by pactions interveneing between the Conquer'd and Conquerors, or upon dedition (10) or subsequent Capitulations or even among the victors themselves where /fol.
And thus among Men the Legislative Authority is variously modelled (i) according to various Customes pactions and Concessions and Capitulations.
It is true, in the Case of human Laws and Constitutions a Legislator may be constituted by the Persons, who are to be afterwards (i) obliged by that authority that he himself either wholly, or at least as one of j Community transfers to that Person, as these (k) Persons to whom this Nomothetical Power is thus Transacted; (l) And therefore if we should supose the new erection either of a (m) Kingly or Aristocratical or Democratical Government, by the paction n or stipulation of any Society or Community of Men; by this paction if I am one of that Community I do together with the rest transfer to this Government a Power to oblige me by the Laws which such o Governors shall make.
The following factors are known to play role in im- paction of maxillary canine: (a) tooth size-arch length discrepancies (b) prolonged retention or early loss of the deciduous canine (c) abnormal position of the tooth bud (d) the presence of an alveolar cleft (e) ankylosis (f) cystic or neoplastic formation(g) dilaceration of the root (h) iatrogenic origin and (i) idiopathic condition with no apparent cause.9,10