Definitions for ratification
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word ratification
making something valid by formally ratifying or confirming it
"the ratification of the treaty"; "confirmation of the appointment"
the act or process of ratifying, or the state of being ratified
a formal declaration of agreement to a treaty etc
the act of ratifying; the state of being ratified; confirmation; sanction; as, the ratification of a treaty
Origin: [Cf. F. ratification.]
Ratification is a principal's approval of an act of its agent where the agent lacked authority to legally bind the principal. The term applies to private contract law, international treaties, and constitutionals in federations such as the United States and Canada.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
1. The declaration by which a nation formally accepts, with our without reservation, the content of a standardization agreement. 2. The process of approving an unauthorized commitment by an official who has the authority to do so. See also implementation; subscription; unauthorized commitment.
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The ratification of the protocols is something that we want, but it takes two to tango and it does not only depend on us.
This would give time for any ratification required by national parliaments before the current EU bailout deal expires on February 28.
I am very doubtful we can have a ratification vote before the end of this year, we are thinking this is going to spill over to 2016 and this opens up all kinds of interesting possibilities.
This (ratification) is important because it demonstrates a political commitment to protect the rights of girls and women in Sierra Leone, and provides a legal framework for them to access justice, it is a critical first step towards making FGM illegal.
As Colombia's Ambassador to the United States during the free trade agreement's ratification in the United States Congress, I saw no evidence that any part of the treaty was impacted by any contribution made to the Clinton Foundation or any other group in the United States.
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