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petition

1. a written document signed by a large number of people demanding some form of action from a government or other authority
2. Law a formal application in writing made to a court asking for some specific judicial action
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I was simply amusing myself with the petitioners and with the officer, and in reality I never could become spiteful.
They said NAB violated the stay order and continued the inquiry against the petitioner only on political consideration.
On it, Justice Najafi observed that there had been much hype in media about arrest of the petitioner suggesting high stakes in the case.
Mr Chemitai ordered the petitioner Mr Joseph Ndiege to pay Sh1.
The petitioner cited aviation hazard and negative effects to the environment in blocking the coal plant.
He said that petitioner did not prove whether IEBC failed to comply with the laws during the elections.
According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the petitioner is seeking the dissolution of their marriage on the grounds of adultery, laziness and lack of care for him and their child.
HYDERABAD -- The Sindh High Court Hyderabad Circuit Bench here Thursday ordered the Market Committee Shahdadpur to provide the details of its bank accounts to the petitioner.
The petitioner had named Sindh Assembly Speaker Agha Siraj Durrani, the provincial law secretary, NAB chairperson and its provincial director-general, the provincial anti-corruption authority's head and others as respondents.
2013 PSQCA management conducted DPC AGAINST Sindh High Court Stay orders also passed the orders against Promotion of Petitioner' Sindh High Court again granted orders in favor of petitioner to 'Consider Promotion of Petitioner on dated 22-03-2013'.
Petitioner sought transfer of these consolidated cases to the District Court, pursuant to Erie Mining Co.
Justice Saddiqui asked the petitioner whether you watch TV, if yes then tell on which TV channel Dr.