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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"You must know that in France they are very particular on these points; it is not sufficient, as in Italy, to go to the priest and say, `We love each other, and want you to marry us.' 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.
Tim Henman insists his battle of the Brits with Greg Rusedski will be an altogether more civil affair tonight than five years ago.
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).
(684) dated 27/11/1440 AH to amend the travel and civil affairs documents systems, the Passports and Civil Affairs departments and their branches in all regions of the Kingdom have started to execute the amendments stated in the Royal Order.
Taichung Department of Civil Affairs said eight matchmaking events were scheduled for this year, and each event was organized by a district household office.
Minister of Civil Affairs of Bosnia and Herzegovina Adil Osmanovic will send an official response, a protest letter, to the Minister of Education, Science and Technological Development of Serbia, because he signed an agreement with the Minister of Republika Srpska without agreeing with the state level of Bosnia and Herzegovina, it was said by the Ministry of Civil Affairs of BiH.
China's Ministry of Civil Affairs confirmed Friday that the campaign is underway, but said that some local governments are not implementing the new rule accurately.
* Use of special operations civil affairs teams as the
Continued from page 1 a Emadi also reviewed the latest efforts of Qatar on the Palestinian reconciliation, pointing out that he had recently held a meeting with Minister of Civil Affairs Hussein al Sheikh to discuss a number of important topics, including the Rafah crossing, the Palestinian elections, and the invitation by Russia for the Palestinian parties to visit it.
Kim, the central figure in the corruption allegations surrounding Cheong Wa Dae's civil affairs office, held a press conference at the Korea Press Center, Monday, to dispute charges leveled against him, while repeating his claims about the presidential office.