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Wherefore

For which reason.

The term wherefore is frequently used in an averment (a positive statement of fact set out in the pleadings that must be filed with a court by the parties to a legal action)—for example, "wherefore the defendant says that such contract was and is void."

See: basis, consequently, reason
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"Wherefore, premises considered, accused Roderick Mendenilla Paulate is hereby ordered suspended from office and the said accused is directed to cease and desist from further performing and/or exercising the functions, duties and privilege of his position as member of the Sangguniang Panlungsod of Quezon City or any other government position he may now or thereafter be holding, effective upon notice hereof and to continue for a period of 90 days," the anti-graft court said in its eight-page decision.
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An whereas unconstitutional suspensions of its functioning through illegal constitutional deviations imposed prolonged periods during which it was denied existence; And wherefore the serial numbering of the Senate Session was reinitiated after each revival so that the current session is numbered the 127th Session of the Senate of Pakistan; As whereas in actual fact it is the 247th Session of the Senate of Pakistan as the House of the Federatio; and Now therefore the Senate of Pakistan resolve to designate the current Sessoin as the 247th Session and all preceding and succeeding session will be designated numbers accordingly.
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