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be the duty of or be someone's duty

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off duty

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on duty

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an act or course of action that is demanded of one, as by position, custom, law, or religion

a piece of work that has been assigned

the condition of being put to use

a compulsory contribution, usually of money, that is required for the support of a government

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The Charter's lack of complexity and complete absence of qualifications and an explicit grounding in duties leaves it open to being interpreted by anyone within whatever ideological frame of mind is brought to it.
Using survey research techniques, a random selection of secondary (grades 9-12) principals across Ohio was questioned relative to their perceptions of the duties they are required to perform.
This greatly increases a director's potential liability, deeming it necessary for directors to be alert to when fiduciary duties to creditors arise.
The requirements for the imposition of Antidumping Duties on a foreign competitor are that the imported merchandise is being sold in the U.
Though the information in this publication does not guarantee officer safety, it does heighten awareness so that law enforcement officers may better protect themselves while carrying out their duties.
Nonetheless, a far more general rule can be derived from it: When a rule of law is silent as to its implementation, those with duties under it are allowed reasonable latitude in performing them.
Gordon Brown is acutely aware high duties are a major and unflagging source of revenue for the Treasury and bringing rates down nearer to a EU median would involve a major loss of revenue.
As the Supreme Court stated in Clyde Mallory Lines, "the prohibition against tonnage duties has been deemed to embrace all taxes and duties regardless of their name or form, and even though not measured by the tonnage of the vessel.
Some duties still are prohibitive and may result in the exclusion of certain EC steel products from U.
Madam Nighat Mujtaba Haider, DSP/Rural, Traffic will be incharge of route duties from 1900 to 0700 hours.
PARIS (ICIS News)--The European Commission proposed on Thursday that definitive antidumping duties are re-imposed on exports of potash (potassium chloride) from Russia and Belarus into the European Union (EU).
In the wake of the corporate scandals of the 1990s, new federal legislation governing the professional duties of corporate officers--known as the Sarbanes-Oxley Act--arose.
Generally, a husband and wife owe one another duties of mutual respect, fidelity and support.
Canadian forest industry giants with large operations in Northern Ontario are prepared to fight duties on exported softwood lumber to the bitter end, in spite of a recent U.
A new world of conflict and exposure has been created because the Sarbanes-Oxley Act imposes duties on lawyers that combine a duty to the client with a duty to the investing public.