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to prohibit from occurring by advance planning or action

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It would be premature for California to move forward on this issue, given that the federal government has just passed legislation governing driver's licenses and is developing regulations that could very well impact, if not obviate, anything California were to do in this area,'' said Schwarzenegger spokesman Vince Sollitto.
If such references mounted up, action could be taken in time and it would obviate the consequences of a child moving from one area to another and therefore being unknown to its new local authority.
Perhaps we need a different structure to obviate this financial relationship.
However, this is not an exhaustive guide for clinical care and, as pointed out by the authors, does not obviate consultation of a more substantial reference or an expert in the management of a specific disease.
The appeals court denied the petition, finding that the dismissal of the suit under the three-strikes provision of the Prison Litigation Reform Act (PLRA) did not obviate the requirement that he pay the district court filing fee.
That the study described finds that some people who are depressed do not cry in response to another's sad situation doesn't obviate centuries of clinical observation that many do cry--often--about their own concerns.
Having an effective early warning system in place could obviate the need for managing earnings by giving more of an opportunity for managing operations.
Furthermore, the narrative of "glee" is largely irrelevant to the work on view, which, fortunately, is strong enough to obviate this weak curatorial premise.
And although we see this as a major leap forward, enactment of the bill will not obviate additional reform of the Code's international tax provisions, particularly in respect of subpart F, which Chairman Houghton himself has singled out as an extremely complex area of the law, the translation of the deemed paid tax credit under section 986, and the elimination of the interest allocation rules.
Justification seems to stem at once from Montaigne's specific comments, with few exceptions, read literally and compared and contrasted and from a priori beliefs about reading and writing, which would obviate the need for the first type of justification.
Some argue that the original loans were misappropriated by corrupt regimes, as if this should obviate the need for remission.
8) To require interrogators to ask clarifying questions when an ambiguous request for counsel is voiced would obviate the "bright line" effect the Court was aiming for and force officers to "make difficult judgment calls about whether the suspect in fact wants a lawyer even though he hasn't said so, with the threat of suppression if they guess wrong.
Although this will obviate the need to determine useful lives, the need for an expert (such as a CPA) to identify the size and nature of the intangible asset will continue.
Properly done, such buildings will obviate the need for special lifts, ramps and makeshift retrofitting of toilet stalls; just as important is the resulting social message announcing that people with disabilities are welcome everywhere and are expected to mingle with everyone.
Two books published within the past 20 years provide enough delicious scurrility to obviate the need for delving back into a Congress that no longer exists.