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ADVICE, com. law. A letter containing information of any circumstances unknown to the person to whom it is written; when goods are forwarded by sea or land, the letter transmitted to inform the consignee of the fact, is termed advice of goods, or letter of advice. When one merchant draws upon another, he generally advises him of the fact. These letters are intended to give notice of the facts they contain.

ADVICE, practice. The opinion given by counsel to their clients; this should never be done but upon mature deliberation to the best of the counsel's ability; and without regard to the consideration whether it will affect the client favorably or unfavorably.

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It staggers the imagination that in the U.S., in 2016, after the pope has weighed in on who may participate in a purely symbolic ritual, that there are still American prelates who must ponder the advisability of allowing women to be part of this ritual.
As a result, individual patients should make sure they discuss the advisability of trying to achieve a blood pressure of < 120 mm Hg with their physicians."
23, selectmen discussed the advisability of seeking a pay raise for an assistant in the town treasurer's office at the upcoming March 23 town meeting.
The bill proposes to determine a specialized organization expert, who would define the feasibility and advisability of exports or imports of the product based on economic interests, national and environmental security of Kyrgyzstan.
The sides discussed various aspects of the two countries' relations with Canada and the U.S, stressing the importance and advisability of such consultations.
A section of the site is also devoted to financial professionals with information that assists them in educating their clients about the advisability and viability of a life settlement.
According to the company, the information provided by the test can help facilitate the shared decision-making process between a urologist and patient in determining the advisability of a prostate biopsy.
The world's oldest bank, Monte dei Paschi di Siena (MPS), will be helped back up on its feet despite internal quarrels over the advisability of implementing a capital increase as soon as possible.
"Having regard to the various concerns, which have been expressed in relation to the validity and advisability of the proposed Ordinance seeking to amend the Representation of People's Act, the Cabinet has decided to withdraw the proposal for promulgating the Ordinance as well as the Bill," said a Cabinet release.
They consider the advisability of analyzing philosophy from a naturalistic perspective; the senses in which there can be a naturalistic account of the mind; how naturalism can be extended to moral behavior and agency; applications to moral psychology, metaethics, and normative ethics; how naturalist realism relies on fallible, scientific justification; metaphysics; the philosophical method; and other topics.
The legislation also authorizes the state's Legislative Research Commission to study the advisability of establishing a recovery fund to provide restitution to appraisers.
Its determination and advisability is justified only as the logical mean in the media in line with the ethic norms in the spirit of the new technologies and not like "opinionmakers" or "spokesmen" and "creators of the public opinion".