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ratification (rat´ifikā´shən),

n confirmation of a previous act.
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His Highness also issued an instrument of ratification approving a draft air services agreement between the Government of the State of Qatar and the Government of Australia signed in Doha on 17/11/2016.
The Gulf Cooperation Council for Arab States' (GCC) Unified Selective Excise Tax and the Unified Value Added Tax (VAT) agreements have come into effect after ratification by the UAE.
The process of ratification started with the agencies of government submitting their certificates of concurrence (COC) to the Office of the President.
In depositing the instrument of ratification, the Permanent Representative of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva, Ambassador Ravinatha Aryasinha, stated: "Sri Lanka is committed to the creation of new job opportunities in sustainable manner as envisaged in the Sustainable Development Agenda 2030 and particularly, in line with the Government's commitment to eradicate poverty and promote inclusive and sustainable economic growth, employment and decent work for all.
With the ratification, Pakistan has become 104th country to ratify the agreement, which entered into force earlier this month.
All member states greenlight early EU ratification of Paris Agreement.
That is why I welcome the ratification by the United States and China.
As a general rule, ratification is retroactive, relating back to when the agent performed the unauthorized act and is equivalent to original authority.
Senior editors of the Documentary History of the Ratification of the Constitution (DHRC), Kaminski and Leffler hosted Heideking in his many visits to the United States during which he combed the voluminous records of the DHRC under their guidance and developed a tactile knowledge of the ratification of the United States Constitution that was rivaled only by the late Pauline Maier and the editors themselves.
This article examines the implementation of legislative rule ratification since the enactment of the new law.
On average, 13 months are spent for the ratification process, and 4 months more the agreement waits in the Government for further activities.
We request that you complete the ratification process by assenting to the ratification of the Charter without further delay, and then ensure that the ministry of foreign affairs transmits the instrument of ratification to the African Union," partly reads the 15 April petition.