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Synonyms for coercive

accomplished by force

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serving or intended to coerce

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He pleaded guilty at Teesside Crown Court on Thursday to the charge of controlling or coercive behaviour between December 2015 and November last year.
This agreement represents the political will of the 28 EU Member States to apply, in each legal system, alternative measures to coercive sanctions in order to: prevent crime; reduce recidivism; enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of the criminal justice system and look at reducing health-related harms and minimising social risks.
Ms Gillespie added legislation had been drawn up to make coercive and controlling behaviour illegal here, as it is in England, Scotland and Wales.
The figures, obtained by Plaid Cymru, show that 43% of police officers in Wales' four police forces have not been given training since a new law came into force, making coercive and controlling behaviour a form of domestic abuse.
She noted that situational couple violence refers to situations where arguments escalate, while coercive controlling violence is when one partner has a constant campaign to control the other partner.
At this, the court stopped the FBR from taking any coercive action against the singer and also directed the petitioner to approach an appropriate forum.
Terming as political vendetta the summoning of Muzamil Ahmed Khan, Syed Ali Gilani said, 'He (Muzamil) is a student and such coercive actions are aimed at marring his educational career.
MINISTER of State for Foreign Affairs HE Sultan bin Saad al Muraikhi has reaffirmed the State of Qatar's categorical rejection of the unilateral coercive measures and the illegality of the siege imposed on Qatar.
1) In doing so he endorsed the common assumption that North Korean possessing nuclear weapons would provide them such a coercive advantage that Japan (and South Korea) would have no choice but to similarly acquire nuclear weapons.
At the moment, individuals can't be convicted of psychological abuse, such as coercive and controlling behaviour.
In this context, the NHRC noted that the conditions referred to in the report of the Special Rapporteur on the negative effects of unilateral coercive measures for the establishment of specialized committees to compensate victims of coercive measures contain strict procedural rules which can only be guaranteed by the extension of decision-making power.
The state department said the UNFPA "supports or participates in the management of a program of coercive abortion or involuntary sterilisation.
WASHINGTON -- On April 4 the Trump Administration reinstated a policy directing United States foreign assistance dollars away from the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) on the basis that its activities in China are complicit with that nation's coercive population control program, the implementation of which includes forced abortion and involuntary sterilization.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) in a statement deplored the recent unilateral and coercive measures taken by the US government against Iran.
Other forces yet to record a prosecution for coercive control including Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire and Wiltshire.