Definitions for "Fiat"
An authoritative command or order to do something; an effectual decree.
A warrant of a judge for certain processes.
an authoritative decree, sanction or order; a command or act of will that creates something without, or as if without, further effort; an arbitrary decree or order
A metaphor wherein the affirmative institutes its plan for purposes of testing its desirability. The efficacy of the plan cannot be fiated.
lit. "Let it be done." Mary's consent to Gabriel's invitation from God to be the Mother of God's Son (Lk 1:38) (20)
This is an argument/term that assumes the plan actually passes. This is to prevent having to debate if the plan would pass through congress, and allow for debate about whether the plan should be adopted. Fiat does not allow the affirmative to claim that the plan solves, is popular, works, inexpensive or anything else. It only allows the affirmative to say that plan would be done.
The document filed by a homesteader after meeting the conditions of homestead. Once the document was filed with the local Dominion Lands Office, a Homestead Inspector would be dispatched to the property to confirm that the proper improvements had been made. If the Homestead Inspector approved of the improvements, the homesteader would be issued with the Letters Patent on the property.
An authority for certain proceedings given by the Lord Chancellor's signature.
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