“It is not dissimilar from Putin using the Duma to ratify his annexation of the Crimea,” he said.
And if even one chamber in 12 state legislatures refused to ratify an amendment, it would die.
Prof. Takao Tanase also believes that Japan will ratify the convention, but not fully implement it.
By December 11th, they were faced with the option of choosing which side's shenanigans to ratify.
To the Americans, however, the invasion was “not to ratify a victory already won; it was to seize that victory by brute force.”
Usually the action of the caucus of the majority party is equivalent to an election, and the house has only to ratify its choice.
Take them to the Kadi after prayers in the morning, and he will ratify your title.
Italy was an original party to the Berne convention and accepted the Paris acts, but has yet to ratify the Berlin convention.
And Magennis grasped him in his own strong fingers to ratify the contract.
That the Reconstruction Acts required communities not states to ratify a constitutional amendment did not affect their legality.
mid-14c., from Old French ratifier (13c.), from Medieval Latin ratificare "confirm, approve," literally "fix by reckoning," from Latin ratus "fixed by calculation; determined; approved; certain, sure; valid" (past participle adjective from reri "to reckon, think;" see reason (v.)) + root of facere "to make" (see factitious). Related: Ratified; ratifying.