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Synonyms for moratorium

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a legally authorized postponement before some obligation must be discharged

suspension of an ongoing activity

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Under the moratorium decree adopted by the parliament, checks could only go ahead when there was a suspicion that consumer rights were somehow being violated.
After Floridas economy and workers across the state were uniquely impacted following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010, Rubio introduced legislation that would extend the moratorium until 2027 while ensuring Florida is included in federal revenue sharing along with the other Gulf states to fund much-needed coastal conservation projects.
In addition to lifting the moratorium and discontinuing the development of the PEIS, Zinke also signed a charter reconstituting the Royalty Policy Committee (RPC)--the advisory board tasked with evaluating fair market value and the collection of revenue from energy and mineral resources.
A resolution authored by Councilor Ramon Medalla said the transport sector had been waiting for over a decade for the result of the board's route rationalization program, which would supposedly serve as basis for lifting the moratorium.
DKM Microfinance Limited in Ghana will not be able to operate for another 30 days as the central bank has imposed a moratorium on the bank's operations.
The moratorium expired on Monday, when two murder convicts were sent to the gallows at a jail in the city of Multan, in Punjab.
Since the 2008 moratorium in Pakistan, only one man was executed in 2012.
A draft resolution of the City Council supposes introduction of amendments to the decree on moratorium on allocation of land plots for construction of gas stations signed on October 19, 2013.
The petition, which was circulated by the Land Stewardship Project (LSP) since mid-January, calls for a two-year moratorium on frac sand mining in southeastern Minnesota, as well as tougher statewide standards for the industry.
Others have chosen to forgo a moratorium, sometimes out of concern that a ban could put them at an economic disadvantage to neighboring communities that would be welcoming to such new businesses.
Bulgariaas Parliament has controversially decided to extend the existing moratorium on the sale of agriculture land to foreigners.
A full assessment of the impact of lifting the moratorium would require additional detail on the scope of any exceptions and how they are determined.
17 ( ANI ): Pakistan's government should revoke its decision to resume executions and renew its moratorium on the death penalty, Human Rights Watch and the International Commission of Jurists said in a joint letter to the Pakistani government today.
A NEW health centre planned for a former school could still go ahead despite a moratorium on new primary healthcare centre developments.
WORCESTER - The City Council has taken a first step toward implementing a temporary moratorium on issuing new licenses to livery operators.