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To make an application to a court for a rule or order, or to take action in any matter. The term comprehends all things necessary to be done by a litigant to obtain an order of the court directing the relief sought. To propose a resolution, or recommend action in a deliberative body. To pass over; to be transferred, as when the consideration of a contract is said to move from one party to the other. To occasion; to contribute to; to tend or lead to.

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v. to make a motion in court applying for a court order or judgment. (See: motion, movant)

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The law will simplify the use of various equipment and other movable objects as pledge in obtaining a loan.
The Collateral Registry system is a centralized web-based software designed and developed based on international standards that contain information relating to security interests in movable property included in financing statements submitted by registered users.
More than 670 specialists; including representatives from 55 banks were trained and introduced to the mechanism and objectives of the electronic registry to facilitate the procedures for registering movable collateral upon the launch of the company's operations.
Two-thirds distal parts of movable finger with 12-14 pointed teeth with dental canals that reach up to proximad of halfway between trichobothria st and sb, two proximal teeth reduced in size, 1-2 distal teeth tiny; third basal part of movable chelal finger with 4-6 rounded, partially fused, vestigial teeth without canals on raised and short lamina, dental row reaching up to level of sensilla pc,6 proximal microtubercles.
The Movable Assets Security Law now recognises the assignment of rights and receivables as well as security over current and operating accounts -- such securities being integral to ship finance transactions.
It was said in both notifications that both individuals would not able to sale their movable and immovable assets.
Al Bustani said establishing an electronic register to publicise rights on mortgaging movable property will allow companies and projects to register their movable property as security for loans and provide security rights over immovable property.
"Our building is attracting pioneering high-tech companies to Midtown South like Movable Ink, who enjoy cutting-edge office accommodations in a creative and energetic environment," said Equity Office's Scott Silverstein.
On November 15, 2015, Egypt passed law no.115/2015 regulating the taking of security over movable assets (the 'Movables Security Law').
Lilongwe, Malawi: IFC helped establish an electronic registry for movable collateral in Malawi, as part of an overall effort by the government of Malawi and the World Bank Group to promote access to finance for micro, small and medium-sized enterprises to foster inclusive economic growth.
An interagency working group to develop draft regulations in the area of ​​registration of movable property has been created, according to the Ministry.
As a consequence, the total pressure distribution of the movable plate is