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VISITATION. The act of examining into the affairs of a corporation.
     2. The power of visitation is applicable only to ecclesiastical and eleemosynary corporations. 1 Bl. Com. 480; 2 Kid on Corp. 174. The visitation of civil corporations is by the government itself, through the medium of the courts of justice Vide 2 Kent, Com. 240.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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But the ASUU president said it was unfortunate that months after the federal government promised to reconstitute the visitation panels, nothing has been done.
(42) First, the visitation statute must be sufficiently narrow in scope
Prisons can, for example, provide age-appropriate books and games in the visitation rooms and create a friendly atmosphere.
As for the visitation schedule for the Al Mafraq Juvenile Care Centre, Al Zaabi explained that the Day of Arafah and all of the days during Eid Al Adha have been allocated for all visitors to visit male and female juveniles from 8am to 6pm.
"I have restored the visitations but for weekends only, especially now that there's Valentine's (Day)," the justice official said.
Kathleen Conway, who was on the leadership council of her congregation during the visitation. "Because you rethink everything you did and why you continue to do it and everything you believe in."
(72) The trial court granted the relocation and, as part of the visitation schedule, ordered regular virtual visitation.
When drafting the child law of 2008, the NCCM added a penalty pertaining to whoever violates the visitation but the People's Assembly removed it saying it didn't want to increase the strain within the family by penalizing one of the parents.
The 10 tracks he has penned for The Visitation range from the epic progressive rock of the title track and the radio-friendly melodies of Wild Angels to the Beatles-like closer, Tonight's The Night.
An additional advantage of the proposal made in this article, then, is that it enables the preservation of parental exclusivity while recognizing the visitation rights of both parents and non-parents.
(15) In addition, a battered woman's right against state interference in the management of her children has garnered little attention in the debate over the visitation rights of incarcerated fathers.
The court found that the Pennsylvania approach struck an appropriate balance by requiring courts reviewing these requests to (1) ensure that the visitation or partial custody will not interfere with the parent-child relationship, (2) determine that visitation or partial custody serves the child's best interests, (3) assess the strength of the prior relationship between the grandparent and grandchild, and (4) employ a presumption that favors the decision of a fit parent.