Personal action

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(Law) a suit or action by which a man claims a debt or personal duty, or damages in lieu of it; or wherein he claims satisfaction in damages for an injury to his person or property, or the specific recovery of goods or chattels; - opposed to real action.

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And goes about saying that personal actions count for nothing, and there always will be rich and poor.
At the same time, the candid citizen must confess that if the policy of the government, upon vital questions affecting the whole people, is to be irrevocably fixed by decisions of the Supreme Court, the instant they are made, in ordinary litigation between parties in personal actions, the people will have ceased to be their own rulers, having to that extent practically resigned their government into the hands of that eminent tribunal.
On World Wildlife Day, I call on people around the world to help raise awareness and to take personal action to help ensure the survival of the world's big cats and all its precious and fragile biological diversity.
Brian Ternan, president of commercial business at Anthem Blue Cross, said, 'Engage is born out of Anthem's commitment to provide an engaging healthcare experience for everyone while sparking personal action and empowerment.
The office, under QF's Pre-University Education, supports efforts around the region to develop programmes and events for young people to seek solutions to global challenges through discussion, negotiation, debate, and personal action.
We agree with the finding of the CA that based on the allegations in the complaint, as well as the reliefs prayed for therein, the suit instituted by respondent R-II Builders was a personal action because its primary objective was the rescission of certain agreements,' it said.
Though the book does not obviate the importance of government action on climate change, it relegates the subject to its ultimate chapters, placing personal action front and center and presenting concrete advice, tips, and research to support its philosophies.
The next step will see them put together a personal action plan for the next 12 months supported by Eadon and the She Rallies team.
Understanding Living Trusts" also provides instruction on creating your own personal action plan for having a living trust.
org, where you can find a Debt Remedy tool that will give you a personal action plan.
Thus, Otorbayev recalled about timely and proper fulfillment of personal action plans and commitments of local authorities.
5, people with diabetes who do not have their condition under control will be given personal action plans from their GP to improve their health.

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