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accession

1. Property law
a. an addition to land or property by natural increase or improvement
b. the owner's right to the increased value of such land
2. International law the formal acceptance of a convention or treaty
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In its trade policy review last year, the Philippines was told by the European Union, Switzerland, Ukraine and the United States to harmonize its procurement regime with multilateral trading rules by acceding to the GPA.
"In acceding to the Throne, I swear that I will reflect deeply on the course followed by His Majesty the Emperor Emeritus and bear in mind the path trodden by past emperors, and will devote myself to self-improvement," he stated as people all across Japan ushered in the Reiwa imperial era with celebrations on May 1.
Noor Farida said Malaysia could also even refer the plight of the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar and the Uighur Muslims in China to the ICC after acceding to the Rome Statute.
The Philippines has always been good at passing laws and acceding to international conventions, but has often fallen short in enforcing the laws and honoring its commitments.
He also expressed concern over the ongoing ambiguity attached to the Syrian Chemical Program and the fate of some Syrian chemical weapons, especially before the Syrian regime acceding to the Convention to Ban Chemical Weapons and the full responsibility of the Syrian regime to practically prove the denial of this ambiguity, in order to be assured that there are no remainder of any chemical weapons in its inventories.
Acceding to Arab requests with regard to Jerusalem would not only show a blatant disregard for other faiths, it would also advance Islamic State goals.]]>
ISLAMABAD -- The Senate Standing Committee on Finance has recommended to increase maintenance allowance of Ex-rulers, their dependents of merged and acceding states to Rs 0.2 million per month that would further increase to fifteen percent after approval of the federal government.
Mr Bryant wants to see the bar on Catholics (and those married to Catholics) from acceding to the throne removed, and says the rules giving male heirs precedence regardless of age should also go.
The organisation claims the Welsh Assembly Government is out of step with the rest of Britain in acceding to the ruling by the European Commission that only one person will be able to claim for support when Glastir is introduced in 2012.
Explaining that companies must assess the effect of the enlargement and the accompanying legal changes in Romania and Bulgaria across all facets of their operations, the Institute stated that "even the best organised business will be challenged to implement all the necessary changes in a timely manner." It recommended that the EC, the Member States, and the Acceding Countries develop transitional rules to ease the administrative burdens on businesses and minimize the potential disruption of cross-border trade by--:
Bishop Ingham, however, warned that acceding to the primates' request could open the floodgates to future demands.