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.

See also: Personal

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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.
They can even have a verified, vetted immigration attorney craft a personal action plan for $49, less than 20% of the average cost of an hour with an attorney.
Thus, Otorbayev recalled about timely and proper fulfillment of personal action plans and commitments of local authorities.
PEOPLE with diabetes who do not have their condition under control will be given personal action plans from their GP to improve their health, under a new initiative.
He said, `3 November act was his personal action if anyone else is involved then these persons be made public.
com)-- In the past Lakeview Consultants has participated in fundraising and events, such as company kick ball tournaments, poker nights, and company game nights for the charity, but this year took personal action by donating personal funds to the cause.
This was a personal action and does not in any shape or form represent the company.
Executive Director Jim Cornelius testified at a Parliamentary Standing Committee hearing on the new legislation, where he shared a simple message: "As I travel across this country speaking with thousands of Canadians, a consistent message I hear is that many Canadians care about those living in poverty in developing countries, take personal action to do something about it, and expect Canada as a country to be responding to the needs of the world's most vulnerable people.
Everyone seeking help from the service is given a personal action to help them get their day-to-day finances back on track, and can even help them to build up savings in case of an emergency.
Later chapters emphasize transforming problems into solutions, dealing with work-related stress, and developing a personal action plan.
There is a precedent, when Kevin Nolan's tackle on Everton's Victor Anichebe left the striker sidelined for months, although that was a personal action rather than a club one.
With one of these personal action figures, of course.

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