An order from one having authority, deciding what is to be done by a subordinate; also, a determination by one having power, deciding what is to be done or to take place; edict, law; authoritative ru?? decision.
A decision or order of the court. A final decree is one which fully and finally disposes of litigation; an interlocutory decree is a preliminary decree which disposes of a particular issue within the litigation.
a decision or order of a court, usually in equity; a final decree disposes of all matters before the court; an interlocutory decree disposes of only part of the lawsuit and often may not be appealed until the conclusion of the entire case
In Oregon, this term has become obsolete. It means the same thing as "judgment," which now is the technically correct term. A final judgment is one which fully and finally disposes of the litigation; an interlocutory decree or judgment is a temporary or preliminary decree or judgment which is not final.
A final order or judgement given by a Scottish civil court, normally requiring the unsuccessful party to do, or stop doing, something. The most common example is an order to pay money. The order may be enforceable by diligence upon the court issuing an extract of the decree. Other orders or deeds may serve an equivalent function to that of a decree in authorising diligence, such as extracts of summary warrants, criminal orders for unpaid fines or compensation, foreign judgements registered in Scotland for enforcement, arbiters awards and deeds registered in the court books for execution ie enforcement.
a written instrument of the court which is either an interlocutory (i.e., intermediate, not final) order or final judgment entered by the court, either on the court's findings, or by the agreement of the parties, resolving the matters in controversy between the parties. (see Consent Decree, see also Judgment)
An order of the court issued in civil cases. In the case of a final decree, the court's order fully disposes of the litigation. An interlocutory decree is a preliminary order that often disposes of only part of a lawsuit.
An official document issued by a court or the State Board of Control defining the priority, amount, use, and location of a water right or plan of augmentation. When issued, the decree serves as a mandate to the state engineer to administer the water rights involved in accordance with the decree.
A decree is an order made by a head of state or government and having the force of law. The particular term used for this concept may vary from country to country – the executive orders made by the president of the United States, for example, are decrees. In non-legal English usage, however, the word decree may refer to any authoritarian decision and in this sense is often derogatory.
A dynamic form of spoken prayer used by students of the ascended masters to direct God's light into individual and world conditions. It is the authoritative Word of God spoken in man in the name of the I AM Presence and the living Christ to bring about constructive change on earth through the will of God.