annulment


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annulment

a formal invalidation, as of a marriage, judicial proceeding, etc.
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Four months later the Ukrainian authorities applied to the General Court of the EU for permission to intervene in the annulment case.
Eliminating a sometimes lengthy process requiring a second judgment on all annulment decisions;
In a move that again showed his desire for the Church to be more merciful to Catholics in difficulty, Francis reaffirmed traditional teaching on the "indissolubility of marriage", but streamlined annulment procedures many considered cumbersome, lengthy, outdated and expensive.
However, spokesman Baktygul Abdyjaliyev reported that the petition was filed on the annulment of the decision of the tender commission.
In interviews with Catholics nationwide, some divorced Catholics praised the annulment process and said they felt the church treated them with compassion.
The draft coalition agreement also recommends changing the laws on the foundations of domestic and foreign policy and on the foundations of national security, including "the annulment of Ukraine's non-aligned status, the resumption of a political course toward integration into the Euro-Atlantic security space and membership of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, and also the restoration of Ukraine's national sovereignty over the territory of Crimea as one of the strategic goals.
At a Vatican course about annulments held this week, Pope Francis said that the Roman Catholic church must ensure that marriage annulment processes are efficient and perhaps even free of charge.
In mid-August, Iran called on the European countries to comply with the rulings of the EU courts on the annulment of the sanctions against Tehran.
Maintaining that the annulment has created a legal vacuum and a risk for national security, Elvan underlined that the national security risk is definitely needed to be eliminated by new legislation.
In an effort to pay to end the nightmare with an annulment she is selling her dress, rings, tiara and bridesmaids' dresses for the bargain price of just [euro]1,850 - about PS1,440.
Court Ruled the PR Government's Stated Basis for Annulment is not valid under Puerto Rico law
The petition lacked some essential points for an appeal, which requires detailed explanation for requests of annulment of articles in the Supreme Board of Judges and Prosecutors (HSYK) law, a statement from the top court said.