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convene

to order to appear before a court of law, judge, tribunal, etc.

CONVENE, civil law. This is a technical term, signifying to bring an action.

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"PRRD (President Rodrigo Roa Duterte) will convene the LEDAC soon.
In a text message, Nograles said that the Palace would still have to make the necessary arrangements before Duterte could convene the LEDAC for the swift passage of his priority bills.
Lord Allan Velasco on Tuesday urged Duterte to convene the Ledac to fast-track the passage of the priority measures of the Chief Executive.
Punjab Assembly sources told The Nation that there were at least three precedents in country's Parliamentary history when the then governments did not convene the sessions of Senate, National Assembly and Punjab Assembly on the requisition of Opposition of the time during the mandatory period.
'There is an urgent need to convene the Senate and the House of Representatives as a Constituent Assembly in order to consider the proposed amendments to the 1987 Constitution,' she said in the resolution.
Zaanoun saw otherwise, however, arguing that the PNC will only convene so that the PLO Executive Committee does not lose its legitimacy, which is why the PNC will convene without the required quorum.
Waxman has wasted little time, promising to reintroduce his "Clean Contracting Act" shortly after the new Congress convenes. Congressional insiders expect this legislation to be the centerpiece for contracting reform initiatives in the 110th Congress.
After first stating that Specter's remarks were "disheartening," Republican Senate majority leader Bill Frist (R-Tenn.) held a meeting with the GOP's Judiciary Committee members and then predicted that Specter would indeed assume the post when the new Congress convenes in January.
John Kitzhaber will convene next month for the single purpose of balancing an out-of-whack state budget, Oregon's lawmakers should rein in their lawmaking hankerings and stick to the purpose for which they're being summoned to Salem.
The International Whaling Commission (IWC) will convene its 2002 annual meeting in the western Japanese port city of Shimonoseki from April 25 through May 24, the Fisheries Agency said Tuesday.
Thus, the physician executive may work with the chief of staff and the CEO to convene a medical advisory group.
But until the MMDA convenes with the MMC, Garcia said the policy will remain on 'status quo' and that the dry-run will continue beyond the initial one-week schedule.