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a contrary command cancelling or reversing a previous command

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Commissioner Senn said she would discuss the newest claimants on Thursday night at an annual Seattle dinner honoring Raoul Wallenberg, the Swedish diplomat who repeatedly countermanded Nazi extermination efforts, saving thousands of Hungarian Jews and other refugees.
Whyte told fiscal depute Kelly Mitchell he was abroad and believed he had been countermanded as a witness because he claimed he received a letter from the Crown Office saying the case had been dropped.
The deadlock is a culmination of a yearlong crisis in Nepal that started after the government led by Maoist Chairman Prachanda collapsed in May last year after his order to sack the country's army chief was countermanded by President Ram Baran Yadav.
There was an uproar from clerics appalled by Ahmadi-nejad's order and Supreme Leader Ali Khamenehi swiftly countermanded it, effectively rebuking the president in public.
Lalu's victory was initially countermanded over complains of large-scale rigging and fresh elections were held.
6 that if it is proved that George countermanded any recommendation by the archdiocesan review board to remove an accused priest, "that doesn't need an apology, that needs a resignation.
President Gerald Ford signed an order prohibiting foreign assassinations 25 years ago, but that could be countermanded by any subsequent presidential order.
The election in one constituency was countermanded due to the death of BJP candidate in Periyapattana in Mysore district.
The present deadlock is a culmination of a yearlong crisis in Nepal that started after a government led by Maoist chairman Prachanda collapsed in May last year after his order to sack the country's army chief was countermanded by President Ram Baran Yadav.
Polling for the Rajendra Nagar seat was countermanded and held on Saturday.
Tory Transport spokesman Murray Tosh said: "I have never known a consultation paper where one word goes out one day and then it is countermanded the next.
19pm re-start, was countermanded by a second one saying that the umpires had decided to stick to the originally announced re-start time of 4.
However, the election was countermanded following complaints of large-scale irregularities.
Prachanda's own government collapsed last year after his decision to sack the country's army chief was countermanded by the president at the behest of rival political parties.
I then tried to talk to him and found he had countermanded my instructions and was on his way to go on holiday.