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The Convention is the perfect legal instrument to prevent, detect, and investigate acts of corruption, punish those who commit such acts, and recover the goods obtained through them.
The public trust doctrine, according to Elizabeth Brown, legal coordinator for Our Children's Trust, is one of the overarching legal instruments used in this and similar legal challenges her organization is pursuing.
Thus those people who demand the abolishment of the khul on the basis that it fails to conform to the traditions of our society are unknowingly demanding the withdrawal of a legal instrument which would allow women to ensure they live in dignity and respect - fundamental rights of all human beings (rights the Quran fully support).
The UN body that is mandated to protect intellectual property worldwide has backed the adoption by a number of African States of a new legal instrument that seeks to protect the continent's traditional knowledge and folklore.
The ILO has long been arguing in favour of a specific legal instrument for this particularly vulnerable category of workers.
PPPs are among the most unique legal developments in the EU and are described as an essential legal instrument for the delivery of public services and as an innovative interface between the public and private sectors.
He will be the first ASEAN secretary general to serve ASEAN under the ASEAN charter, a legal instrument aiming to transform ASEAN into a rules-based association.
On the other hand, the OFT is setting out to curb Tesco's power with the code, a legal instrument.
It's the only international legal instrument to start the world on the road to the massive reductions in gas emissions needed to avoid disaster.
The act of intentionally relinquishing or abandoning a known right, claim or privilege; also the legal instrument evidencing such an act.
Thus, the national currencies will be mere subdivisions of the euro until January 1, 2002, and it is specifically provided that any reference made in any legal instrument to one of the national currencies "shall be as valid as if reference were made to the euro unit according to the conversion rates.
Jimenez, who had spent more than five years working toward the adoption of such a treaty, would have liked to have seen a stronger legal instrument with more concrete obligations for governments.
I am very pleased that we achieved another main objective of the conference, that of replacing six different legal instruments, collectively known as the Warsaw System, into a single legal instrument," said Kenneth Rattray, president of the ICAO.
The Convention is an international legal instrument that, for the first time in respect to biodiversity conservation, spells out the rights and obligations of the signing countries in respect to scientific, technical, and technological cooperation.
But the labeling was only agreed to under public pressure, and with the understanding that the labels were informational, not a legal instrument to restrict sales.