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a legally authorized postponement before some obligation must be discharged

suspension of an ongoing activity

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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.
This moratorium is in no way an expression of sympathy for the guilty on death row, all of whom have been convicted of committing heinous crimes.
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.
Shelby passed its six-month moratorium after a test well was built less than 500 feet from a residence close to the 25 Mile-Dequindre intersection.
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.
The moratorium will remain in place until January 1, 2020.
Campaigners were outraged when the Welsh Government imposed the short-term moratorium earlier this month and vowed to meet the health minister Mark Drakeford AM.
By a unanimous vote, the council Tuesday night agreed to advertise the moratorium, reversing its action of the previous week when it simply referred the item to its Municipal Operations Committee for study.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian fisheries officials stressed the country's full support for a proposal to introduce a five-year moratorium on sturgeon fishing in the Caspian Sea.
Nunaisiavut Lands and Resources Minister Glenn Sheppard said he understands the moratorium is costing companies money, but a mining plan must be developed before work can continue The moratorium was put in place in 2008.
The moratorium on the use of forests and peat lands is feared to badly hit Indonesia's pulp and paper industry when the opportunities are wide open for the country to break into the ranks of world's third largest producers of that commodity in the world.
proposed settlement construction moratorium designed to renew deadlocked Mideast peacemaking.