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SECOND. A measure equal to one sixtieth part of a minute. Vide Measure.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Strangely enough, former BCCI chief Pawar has found the going really tough and didn't have anyone to back his case as either proposer or seconder.
The Supreme Court came into the case after the proposer and seconder of the Sharif brothers in the elections appealed the lower court decisions to the Supreme Court.
The SPL's legal adviser, Rod McKenzie from Harper McLeod, said: "If Partick Thistle were tolose this vote, they could try to force another meeting as long as they found a seconder. "However, it would take 17-18 days to arrange that meeting and Thistle would very quickly cease to be a shareholder in the SPL, probably within 14 days.
This must be signed by a proposer and seconder. Combined, they must verify at least three years' relevant experience on the detailed CV.
To second another's motion: By proposing a second, you as the seconder merely indicate that you agree that the motion has merit and should be discussed.
Azimah said no election rule states that an electoral candidate, proposer and seconder should have a tag or pass to submit the nomination form.
Only members of parliament and provincial assemblies can be proposer and seconder for candidates for the office of president who should be Muslim by faith, not be less than 45 years of age and should fulfill qualifications laid down in Article 62 and 63 of the Constitution.
Sindh Chief Minister proposed Mola Bux Chandio for Senate election while his seconder was provincial minister Mumtaz Jakhrani.
Pourtant, l'ex-coach du club Saoudien Al Itifak est venu a Soustara dans le but de seconder a Djamel Belmadi qui, rappelons-le, etait pressenti pour driver le club.
" But if the court tells him [ Srinivasan] not to contest election, he will not contest." Asked if the OCA was amongst the proposers and seconders earmarked for Srinivasan, Behera said: " We are the proposers." And when asked about the seconder with it, the veteran administrator said it would not be proper for him to share all the details.