It was done after we had received a binding legal opinion from Justice and approval from the White House to proceed.
“For any agreement to be binding under the Iraqi constitution, it had to be approved by the Iraqi parliament,” Kahl wrote.
A blogger for The Washington Post suggested the Constitution “has no binding power,” before rowing back the claim.
Included in the 300-page law are provisions to eliminate the right to strike and binding arbitration for public workers.
While a good start, some security experts say the guidelines should be binding.
He would of course raise objections, since they would only end by binding him the more firmly in his father's heart.
They were in the wheat-field, busy with the last sheaves; she raking and he binding.
On the same day it claimed an absolute discretion by a decree that the mandates of the electors were not binding on its members.
I would like to know whether you are going to have a binding for Young People.
The abutments are useful for binding and keeping the furnace together, and are built of masonry.
mid-13c., verbal noun from bind (v.). Meaning "thing that binds" is from c.1300; "state of being bound" is from late 14c. Meaning "covering of a book" is recorded from 1640s.
Old English bindan "to tie up with bonds" (literally and figuratively), also "to make captive; to cover with dressings and bandages" (class III strong verb; past tense band, past participle bunden), from Proto-Germanic *bindan (cf. Old Saxon bindan, Old Norse and Old Frisian binda, Old High German binten "to bind," German binden, Gothic bindan), from PIE root *bhendh- "to bind" (see bend). Intransitive sense of "stick together" is from 1670s. Of books, from c.1400.
"anything that binds," in various senses, late Old English, from bind (v.). Meaning "tight or awkward situation" is from 1851.