imperative duty

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Her return to me, under these circumstances, was simply a question of time: any duty which she had once undertaken was an imperative duty in her estimation, no matter how trifling it might be.
The CHAIRMAN felt it his imperative duty to demand of the honourable gentleman, whether he had used the expression which had just escaped him in a common sense.
Not a rifleman in those crouching ranks, not a cannoneer at those masked and shotted guns, but knows the needs of the situation, the imperative duty of forbearance.
I am never happy when I have a duty left to accomplish, and it is an imperative duty which the king your father left me to watch over your fortunes, and make a royal use of his money.
Given a choice between responding to petulant summons to appear in court over matters that have been overtaken by events and the emergency of dispatching hot samosas at a national security council meeting, the more urgent and imperative duty is obvious.
It now becomes the imperative duty, obligation and responsibility of His Excellency, The President, Maithripala Sirisena, as well the Honourable Prime Minister, Mr.
It therefore becomes our imperative duty as lawmakers to ensure that the benefits we derive from this technology should be used properly and not abused by some segments of our society.
HRH Prime Minister: The Gulf Union has become an imperative duty.
In his role Craig will be responsible for the day to day running of the finance function that will become an imperative duty as the enzyme production plant project progresses.
Essential, therefore, to its issuance is a clear legal right of petitioner to the thing demanded and an imperative duty on the part of the respondent to perform the act required, which do not obtain in this case," the high court said.
LEGAL COMMENTARY: Mandamus is a drastic and extraordinary writ that will be issued only when there is: (I) a clear legal right in the petitioner to the court order sought; (2) an imperative duty upon the respondent to perform, accompanied by a refusal to do so; (3) the lack of another adequate remedy; and (4) properly invoked jurisdiction of the court.
Despite finding it difficult to walk, I have come to exercise an imperative duty.