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AMENDS. A satisfaction, given by a wrong doer to the party injured for a wrong committed. 1 Lilly's Reg. 81.
     2. By statute 24 Geo. II. c. 44, in England, and by similar statutes in some of the United States, justices of the peace, upon being notified of an intended suit against them, may tender amends fore the wrong alleged or done by them in their official character, and if found sufficient, the tender debars the action. See Act of Penn. 21 March, 1772, Sec. 1 and.2; Willes' Rep. 671, 2; 6 Bin. 83; 5 Serg. & R. 517, 299; 3 Id. 295; 4 Bin. 20.

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Also, the company said that under the 2018 10b5-1 Plan, as amended by the 29 July 2019 amendment (together, the 2018 Amended 10b5-1 Plan), the total number of shares subject to repurchase by it, as compared to the 2018 10b5-1 Plan, has been increased to a maximum of 9,577,917 shares of its common stock.
(TSX: NII and NYSE MKT: NSAT), a provider of communication solutions for remote and challenging applications, has announced that the Special Committee comprising all of the Independent Directors of the board of directors has received, reviewed and considered an offer from Hytera to amend the terms of the existing Amended Arrangement Agreement, the company said.
After a case has gotten underway, Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 15(a)(2) requires either the court's leave or the opposing party's written consent for a party to amend its pleadings.
The sixth amended and restated credit agreement amends, restates and refinances the company's fifth amended and restated credit agreement.
(1) Consistent with its title, the legislation is directed at the oil and gas industry and amends the Code to provide incentives ranging from depreciation of natural gas distribution lines (EPA '05 Section 1325(a) and (b)), to amortization of geological and geophysical expenditures (Section 1329(a) and (b)), to expensing by small refiners (Section 1323(a) and (b)).
FACTA, which was enacted on December 4, 2003, amends the FCRA and directs the FTC, the Federal Reserve Board, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., the Office of Thrift Supervision, the National Credit Union Administration, and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to cooperate to adopt comparable and consistent rules regarding the disposal of sensitive consumer report information.
Summary: Amends the Social Security Act to deliver a meaningful benefit and lower prescription drug prices under the Medicare program.
This interim rule amends the FAR to implement Sections 1431 and 1433 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2004 (Public Law 108-136).
The employer amends the plan (the Amended Plan) to provide that the employer will continue to pay for this coverage on a pre-tax basis for eligible employees.
The USA PATROIT Act now requires that foreign intelligence information gathering be a "significant purpose." (19) The act amends FISA so that intelligence officials may coordinate efforts with law enforcement officials to investigate or protect against attacks, terrorism, sabotage, or clandestine intelligence activities without undermining the required certification of the "significant purpose" of FISA orders.