civil affair

civil affair

Any question relating to relations in wartime between the commander of an armed force and the civilian populations and governments in areas where the force is employed, and which is settled on the basis of a mutual agreement, official or otherwise.
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Marriage is a civil affair in France, and in order to marry in an orthodox manner you must have papers which undeniably establish your identity.
But yet there is not any thing amongst civil affairs more subject to error, than the right valuation and true judgment concerning the power and forces of an estate.
For example, welfare lotteries are becoming an increasingly important source of funds for the Civil Affair Ministry and these lotteries are now starting at provincial and local levels (Lu, 1993).
THOUGH these are nasty, partisan times, we can only hope that next week's hearings on John Roberts' nomination to be chief justice of the United States will be a civil affair.
Tim Henman insists his battle of the Brits with Greg Rusedski will be an altogether more civil affair tonight than five years ago.
Summary: The Civil Affairs also announced that national identity cards for Saudis living abroad will be renewed.
BiH Minister of Civil Affairs Adil OsmanoviA and Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Macedonia Renata Deskoska signed today in Skopje an Education Cooperation Protocol with the aim of developing and promoting cooperation in the field of education between Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Republic of Macedonia.
Aircrews from the Guards Alpha Company, 3rd Battalion, 142nd Aviation based in Latham, New York, conducted the air assault training with Reserve Soldiers from Charlie Company, 403rd Civil Affairs Battalion, based in Utica.
RAMALLAH, February 28, 2018 (WAFA) -- After barring a mother from leaving the Gaza Strip on Tuesday to accompany her daughter for a kidney transplant at a Ramallah hospital, the Israeli military retracted on Wednesday its earlier decision and gave permission for the mother to be with her daughter in Ramallah, according to the Palestinian Authority's Civil Affairs office.
Kim Jin-mo, Lee's presidential secretary for civil affairs from 2009-2011, was arrested on a similar charge.
To welcome the upcoming Year of the Dog, The New Taipei Civil Affairs Bureau has published the New Year's edition of their bi-monthly publication 'Looking After New Taipei'.
In a detailed report, Israeli Liaison Office officials told the Palestinian civil affairs committee in Gaza that aside from urgent cases, the processing time for exit-permit applications would grow from 24 working days to between 50 and 70.