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a law providing support for the poor

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New Delhi [India] Jan 20 ( ANI ) The Congress party today questioned the BJP-led government in Haryana over the poor law and order situation in the state and termed Haryana as the "rape capital of India".
Honest poor married fathers, whose wives and children were seen as innocent sufferers, posed a problem to poor law authorities bound by the deterrent aims of the 1834 Poor Law Amendment Act designed to punish the poor for their unemployment.
Medical Negligence in Victorian Britain: The Crisis of Care Under the English Poor Law, C1834-1900
In a statement issued to Media Malgarey Doctoran said that because of the poor law and order situation in the province no one was secure in the province and specially the doctor community were on the soft corner of the terrorists and extortionists in the province.
HURRY up Doris, and come and watch this drama about the effects of the Poor Law Amendment Act of 1834.
In Pakistan, the present poor law and order condition is making tough for businessmen to continue their business-portfolio.
Home department official said that incumbent government inherited poor law and order coupled with the alarming increase in the organized and other heinous crimes in the volatile province of Balochistan.
Arab NewsThe government of Pakistan is making all-out efforts to start talks with the defunct Tehreek-e-Taleban Pakistan (TTP), which is reportedly behind the poor law and order situation in the country.
Locals had called for a bandh to protest against the poor law and order situation in the district.
BRAVE: FROM 1837 to 1875 Middlesbrough was part of Stockton Poor Law Union, but as the population boomed a new Poor Law Union was needed and comprised of the parishes and townships of Eston, Hemlington, Ingleby Barwick, Linthorpe, Marton, Maltby, Middlesbrough, Normanby, Ormesby, Stainton, Thornaby and West Acklam.
The notorious workhouse system was created by the 1834 Poor Law Amendment Act, although poor houses had existed since Elizabethan times.
The fact is, however, that Dickens meant for Oliver Twist to be taken very seriously, a novel that addressed several important matters of his day: child labor, anti-Semitism, the criminal underworld, and, especially, the poor law and workhouses.
Originally written as First Impressions in 1796 and 1797, Pride and Prejudice suggests that the author was in favor of two controversial economic proposals being debated in the House of Commons and in the press at the time, a national minimum wage and an expansion of the existing Poor Law benefits.
Poverty, Gender, and Life-Cycle under the English Poor Law, 1760-1834.
Kolkata Port Trust (KoPT) Chairman Manish Jain, who had dubbed "false, obnoxious and unacceptable" HBT's allegation of poor law and order situation at Haldia, Saturday stepped up offensive against the private cargo handler.