abeyance


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in abeyance

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the condition of being temporarily inactive

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Article 6 of the constitution says any person who abrogates, subverts, suspends or holds in abeyance the constitution of Pakistan by use of force or any other unconstitutional means shall be guilty of high treason, an offence punishable by death or life imprisonment.
The report stated that another reason why Tata Motors wanted to keep the process of distribution in abeyance was that the Singur Act had provision for compensating the company.
Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has decided to hold the operation of SRO 231(1) 2011 of 15th of this month in abeyance to address the issue of shortage of raw materials for export sectors.
Schweitzer, who said he would hold the suit in abeyance until the Legislature adjourns next year to give them time to address the parts of the bill he claims are unconstitutional, now wants to take the matter straight to the Supreme Court.
yESTERDAy'S SOLUTIONS: APED GLAD EFT CAME R I CA TUN TR I P ABUNDANT STREWN TEA NAIVE UIST ERUD I TE BOOR AYR TERSE WOO TASS VERDANT SNAP SERGE EYE POCHLE ABEYANCE RA I D LEE NOON ELSE PAL GROT ELAN WEETHINKER: Across: 1 Spit; 4 diner; 7 Knave; 8 delve; 9 Scrap; 10 Long player; 14 Nutmeg; 16 athens; 17 dry martini; 22 Truth; 23 Cocoa; 25 ounce; 26 Tibet; 27 once.
If the coalition Government were holding the work in abeyance so that our finances could be brought into balance I would understand what was happening, but what I see from the Education Secretary is vandalism with the claim that it was necessary on account of a profligate previous Labour administration.
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Sometimes the disputes are not resolved at all and are conveniently left in abeyance.
Commissioners voted in October to suspend the bar's license for five days, with the penalty held in abeyance for six months.
He said: "Although the excellent people down in London have taken it as far as they can, we in Liverpool, who originally instigated the project, are not in abeyance at all.
LEFT-back Paul Boertien remains part of Walsall's plans despite the summer's squad-building work remaining in abeyance for the short term while the club seeks a new manager.
We have requested permission from the TA to erect a sign at the Drill Hall, but this is still in abeyance.
I asked if we could put in abeyance our schedule for fundraising, pending the outcome of the new agreement with the government," she said.
A hard-hitting anthology that stresses the importance of keeping a skeptical mind and holding trust in abeyance unless thoroughly earned.
After long abeyance, the ideological pot unsurprisingly heated up in the 18th century, the supposed 'Age of Reason'; several exchanges in Boswell's Life of Johnson bear good witness.