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the act of conferring, as of an honor

Synonyms for conferral

the act of conferring an honor or presenting a gift

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Conferrals of certificates requiring less than one year of study reached an all-time high, whereas the longer-term, "at least one, but less than two-year certificates" continued the recent downward trend after reaching historical peaks during the great recession (peaking in 2010).
The objective which accompanies the program title in the regulations, though broad, may provide a basis to establish limitations on the conferral of authority on which judicial review could proceed.
62) Unlike those who acquire citizenship automatically, or those who make descent-based applications for citizenship, people who obtain Australian citizenship by conferral must typically make the Pledge of Commitment provided for in sch 1, (63) This involves pledging loyalty to Australia and its people, expressing commitment to Australia's democratic beliefs (64) and respect for its rights and liberties, and promising to 'uphold and obey' its laws.
And he added: "There hasn't been a procedure review since 2002, yet since that time we've had a separation of power between the executive and legislature; and conferral of primary lawmaking powers.
This conferral exhibited the deepening of relations the two countries were experiencing in the aftermath of the liberation of Kuwait in 1991.
Through conferral, a spokesperson declares what artifacts are accepted into the artworld.
From a political point of view, the conferral of a power to wind up banks on the commission is arguably the greatest transfer of sovereignty in the history of the EU and points toward a fiscal, as well as economic and monetary, union," Alexandria Carr, a lawyer in the London office of Mayer Brown, said by e-mail.
Kiani to honour Datuk Salim Fateh Din following conferral upon him of Tamgha-e-Imtiaz (Medal of Excellence) by the President of Pakistan earlier this year.
Recognition finally carne in 1986 with posthumous conferral of the Distinguished Service Medal.
President Obama is, meanwhile, preparing to notify Congress and other stakeholders in writing of the impending talks, after which there will be a 90-day conferral period.
That ambiguity has since diminished with the United Nations' conferral of nonmember state status on Palestine in November.
The judicial power of the Commonwealth is governed by Ch III of the Constitution which prevents the conferral of
In addition, the Minister has a discretion to refuse an application for citizenship by conferral under s 21 (5) (31) or an application under s 19C by a child adopted overseas, (32) despite the applicant satisfying the eligibility criteria and other requirements.
What is certain is that Obamas conferral of "'rights' out of thin air," as Thomas Sowell has described this ploy, typifies his characteristically ad hoc approach to perennial national problems, "People," Sowell notes, whether illegal immigrants looking for work or employers considering hiring them, "cannot plan their lives on the basis of laws that can suddenly appear, and then suddenly disappear, in less than a year.
Peter Woods received the Order of Australia Medal in 1995, the Outstanding Service Medal in 2002 and was recognized with the conferral of the title "Emeritus Mayor" for long and distinguished service.