derogate

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Synonyms for derogate

Synonyms for derogate

cause to seem less serious

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107) If so, the Secretary of State had made a derogating control order which he had no power to do (and which the court had no power to do in the absence of a designated derogation).
In contrast, under section 15, a derogating control order
It is necessary to resume power supply and to stop the actions derogating rights of other citizens and causing irrecoverable damage for the country's economy and peace," he declared.
This is a hard choice, and goes against current calls to curb the so-called surveillance society - but it is greatly preferable to tinkering with the rule of law, or derogating from fundamental human rights," he says.
The new procedure for derogating control orders will be as follows," said Mr Clarke.
But it added: 'We have decided that the 2001 Act, which is the measure derogating from the obligations under the Convention, to the extent that it permits only the detention of foreign suspected international terrorists is not compatible with the Convention.
The purpose of this authorization and the reason for derogating from existing shareholders' pre-emption rights is to enable business acquisitions for a cash or non-cash consideration or by payment in the form of new shares or a combination of these, to enable an increase in the number of owners to include one or more additional significant owners for the Company, and to enable the Company to strengthen its financial position if required.
Taking strong exceptions to leakage of MR to the media he said despite court strict orders MR was revealed to media which is tantamount to breaching and derogating article 14 of the constitution.
This significantly restricts the possibility of a citizen to exercise his or her constitutional right and violates the article 20 of the Constitution, which reads that laws restricting and derogating human and civil rights and liberties should not be passed.
The Home Secretary has also laid down an order derogating Britain from Article 5 of the European Convention on Human Rights, which prevents terrorists from being detained indefinitely.
Without derogating from the generality of the foregoing, the company does not in anyway assume responsibility for the forward-looking statements contained in Conroy's report, or that of any other analyst.
Applicants may, in accordance with Article 50 of the Public Procurement Code, offers with limited variations derogating from special technical terms and for its appendices to the following - Alternative 1: Quality of the top food- Alternative 2: Individualization meal trays.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated that actions of the law enforcement agencies of Uzbekistan during the so-called counter-terror operation "had gone far beyond all international treaties, to which Uzbekistan is signatory, and bear explicitly unfriendly character with regard to Kyrgyzstan and its citizens, derogating their fundamental rights and freedoms guaranteed by international treaties and conventions, including Constitutions of Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan.
According to the Supreme Court's decision, the Company will negotiate with the MOC regarding some of the conditions and their implementation, without derogating from any of its rights.
But they may also have, in accordance with Article 50 of the Procurement Code, deals with variants of derogating from the Special Conditions of Contract and its appendices.