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nisi

a court order coming into effect on a specified date unless cause is shown within a certain period why it should not.

NISI. This word is frequently used in legal proceedings to denote that something has been done, which is to be valid unless something else Shall be done within a certain time to defeat it. For example, an order may be made that if on the day appointed to show cause, none be shown, an injunction will be dissolved of course, on motion, and production of an affidavit of service of the order. This is called an order nisi. Ch. Pr. 547. Under the compulsory arbitration law of Pennsylvania, on the filing of the award, judgment nisi is to be entered: which judgment is to be as valid as if it had been rendered on the verdict of a jury, unless an appeal be entered within the time required by the law.

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The granting of the decree nisi is likely to be made absolute, at which point the marriage will be legally dissolved, within a few weeks.
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Through the 'rule nisi', the court declared as unlawful the removal of the four applicants from directorship of Babereki and ruled that they remained Investments board members, until the case was settled in court.
You need to wait at least six weeks and one day after the date of the decree nisi before you can apply for a decree absolute.
JUSUN, being the plaintiff and applicant had dragged the Niger and Kogi states governments before a Federal High Court, Abuja, seeking an 'order nisi,' to garnishee the money belonging to the state governments.
He has lost a lot of weight and is worrying about it Lisa, 41, found him "intolerable to live with", according to the decree nisi.
There is an old Latin saying, de mortuis nil nisi bonum, or of the dead nothing but good is to be said.
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The reasons for the marriage ending have to be set out and agreed, as well as terms, before a decree nisi is granted.
Bryan Scant, a solicitor in the family team at firm Coffin Mew, told the Mirror: "The decree nisi pronouncement is a formality - every divorcing couple have their names read out in open court to confirm that the judge has considered their petition and approved it."
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