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UNANIMITY. The agreement of all the persons concerned in a thing in design and opinion.
     2. Generally a simple majority (q.v.) of any number of persons is sufficient to do such acts as the whole number can do; for example, a majority of the legislature can pass a law: but there are some cases in which unanimity is required; for example, a traverse jury, composed of twelve individuals, cannot decide an issue submitted to them, unless they are unanimous.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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After completion of various formalities, it was announced that Mayawati has been unanimously re-elected as party chief.
Also, in accordance with the board's proposal, the meeting resolved unanimously to reduce the company's share capital to SEK10,173,653 and the decreased amount of SEK 193,299,403 to be transferred to a fund in unrestricted equity.
Bevanda said that the decision was adopted unanimously and that the institutions have functioned smoothly so far and without any consequences, although many, as he added, were announcing a collapse.
Malik Badshah Saleh of PPP in his resolution adopted unanimously by the house urged the provincial government to request federal authorities to increase strength of the law staff in the Pakistan Consulate in Saudi Arabia to speed up trial cases of Pakistanis languishing in Saudi jails for petty issues.
He took to social media to thank lawmakers across 'party lines' for 'unanimously' electing him to the post.
LAHORE -- The Senate on Monday unanimously adopted a Bill moved by the Ameer, Jamaat e Islami, Pakistan, Senator Sirajul Haq, prohibiting the business and practice of private money lending based on interest in the federal capital.
The Zoning and Planning Commission met and voted unanimously to grant the rezoning for Chancer, LLC.
ISLAMABAD: Member National Assembly (MNA) Salahuddin Ayubi has been unanimously elected as the chairman of Standing Committee on Narcotics Control.The election was made during the meeting of the Standing Committee on Narcotics Control held in Committee Room No 7, Parliament House, Islamabad on Monday.
The House also unanimously passed The Federal Universities (Amendment) Bill, 2017.
ISLAMABAD -- After National Assembly, the Senate of Pakistan on Tuesday unanimously passed a resolution strongly condemning the recent barbarism by the Indian security forces in Occupied Kashmir that claimed lives of a number of innocent Kashmiris in Pulwama.
1 in Baku unanimously assigned the 39th Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships to the Bulgarian Gymnastics Federation, according to the FIG website.
KARACHI -- The Sindh Assembly on Friday unanimously adopted two resolutions to eulogize the services of Poet of the East Dr.