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a principle governing affairs within or among political units

an authoritative or official decision, especially one made by a court

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a formal or authoritative proclamation

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Al-Mutlaq is one of the few people that the government allows to issue religious edicts, and his comments were taken as a further sign of expansions of freedom for Saudi women that have been rolled out recently.
The concerned minister and the president of the Civil Service Bureau shall implement these edicts which will take effect a day after their publication in the Official Gazette.
It is really sad to note such edicts being issued by various top religious bodies across the Muslim world.
She chronicled events as the Taliban's military hold on the area intensified and they issued edicts banning women from going shopping and limiting their education.
Rulers of various dynasties including the Chalukyas, Shilaharas, Kadambas, and later Yadavas, Bahmanis and the Vijayanagara (Sangama) rulers left behind ass curse edicts in the region of present-day Maharashtra.
Asoka speaks to us, as he spoke almost 2300 years ago to the people of his far-flung empire, through what has come to be known as The Edicts of Asoka.
His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa yesterday issued six key edicts including one on the official holidays for workers in the Bahrain civil sector.
The Sakoku edicts and the politics of Tokugawa hegemony.
Finally, to sum up, the purpose of this article is to inform the West and the rest of the East, that Pakistan, since, second century BC, through the Edicts of Emperor Asoka, has understood, and been trying to explain the World, the devastating results of War (jung), be it internal strives or external wars, and the importance of peaceful coexistence, by following the Policy of Self Control (khud ehtesabi), Purity of Thought (tatheer-e-afkaar).
After chaos created and spread by fatwas (religious edicts) by some religious figures, some described as irresponsible, an air of general relief now prevails over Saudi Arabia after King Abdullah bin Abdelaziz issued a decision that issue of edicts is to be limited to those seen as qualified for the task.
Byline: Speakers at media forum session call for an end to chaos created by edicts issued on satellite channels.
An Egyptian Muslim scholar has called for an end to risible religious edicts after a Saudi cleric said Mickey Mouse was an agent of Satan who should die.
The use of this term by al-Qaida and the like to psychologically conscript ill-guided followers has also led Americans to view a ``fatwa'' as a binding Islamic edict - much like the Vatican issues binding edicts to its followers.
However, he forgot to mention one of the more scary edicts issued by Paul Bremer right before the Coalition Provisional Authority left Iraq like a thief in the night.
Olivier Christin studied the arguments advanced for the 1563 Peace of Amboise, and found that the royal edicts published to put it into effect spoke of peace, rest [repos], tranquillity and pacification rather than tolerance, reconciliation, or "liberte de conscience.