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existing in fact whether with lawful authority or not

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It said, Subject to the execution of the final agreement, De Facto will appoint VESB as the main contractor for the project at an estimated contract value of RM160 million.
When he mentions the de facto situation in Turkey, Erdoy-an actually means his own power and influence in politics in violation of the Constitution.
1) When the Soviet Union and Yugoslavia disintegrated, the complex federal structures of these states produced de facto states such as Nagomo-Qarabakh, Abkhazia, South Ossetia, Transnistria, and Kosovo.
Lola receives child support, which spouses from de facto unions are allowed to seek, but a Quebec superior judge ruled Lola was not entitled to seek spousal support or a lump sum payment from her wealthy partner because Quebec's civil code permits only married spouses to seek it.
He added that the de facto government formation demands the presence of other rejected formations but so far nobody made these suggestions.
61-191 cited several similar factors in its determination that a de facto liquidation had occurred.
The member states will continue to limit their political contacts with representatives of the de facto government.
Engaging Eurasia's Separatist States: Unresolved conflicts And De Facto States by Dov Lynch (Research Fellow, European Union Institute for Security Studies) draws upon the author's travels, familiarity with local political, military, and economic dynamics, and access to the leaders of the recent secessionist states South Ossetia, Abkhazia, Transnistria, and Nagorno-Karabakh.
IT history is filled with examples of de facto standards.
Broadly, there are two types of standards: 1) de jure or legal standards -- those officially issued by governments or standards bodies and 2) de facto standards -- those not issued by such bodies but nevertheless considered valid standards because they have been widely adopted by a community of users.
On appeal, the appellate court said an accountant who performed write-up services for a client was a de facto employee of that client.
MOSKOVA (CyHAN)- Belarus has de facto acknowledged the Republic of Crimea as Russia's territory, President Alexander Lukashenko said Sunday.