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a neutral zone between two rival powers that is created in order to diminish the danger of conflict


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'For non-polluting factories, for example, they might not need or have anything to do with the buffer zones, but when (the rule is) imposed on all factories, it might be a burden and constraint to their operations,' he told Bernama here.
The bridge would encroach on the 'buffer zone' required by the Unesco for San Augustin Church as a World Heritage Site, according to Unesco National Commission (Unacom).
Councillor Lisa-Marie Hughes acknowledged the right to peaceful protest but said buffer zones would allow people to "access healthcare with dignity".
In a statement, the department said that this reminder comes amid arrest, recently, of many citizens who were in the buffer zones without prior authorization.
Applications with overlapping buffer zones are subject to additional requirements: within a 36-hour period after the completion of the first application, only a combined maximum of 40 acres can be treated, and buffer zone distances depend on tarps and acreage for all applications.
Not unlike military buffer zones, free-speech buffer zones "create an area of separation" (2) to alleviate tension between conflicting rights.
Haaretz discovered that under the pretext of the so called security buffer zones and in collaboration with the Civil Administration that turns a blind eye, the majority of the illegal Israeli settlements have confiscated private land that belongs to Palestinians, and are being used as land reserves or for agriculture.
During the NATO foreign ministers' meeting in Anatolia on Wednesday, Stoltenberg said no decision on making buffer zones in Syria would be made during that meeting, and that this issue had been discussed several times, but the NATO isn't the side with the authority to decide whether to establish a buffer zone in Syria or not.
The buffer zone is a plot area of not less than 75% of the total area of the reserve in line with the recommendations of the International Union for Conservation of Nature.
The report does not specify the size of the buffer zones, except to say that the southern buffer zone would be smaller than Lebanon's full maritime claim, and also that the northern buffer zone would be "significantly smaller" than the southern buffer zone.
Roberts noted that no other state has a similar law and that he is aware of only five cities that have created fixed buffer zones around abortion clinics: Burlington, Vermont; Pittsburgh; Portland, Maine, and San Francisco and Santa Barbara in California.
Be vigilant about the trap that claims to protect you, an attempt to create a buffer zone that the country cannot bear the cost of," he gave the example of Turkey, Jordan and Iraq all refusing to create buffer zones at their borders as a warning sign that this could not be a good move for Lebanon.
Stepping in to conserve the fast disappearing felines, a two-judge bench of Justice Swatanter Kumar and Justice Ibrahim Kalifulla also warned of contempt proceedings and imposition of fine on states that failed to notify the buffer zones in their respective tiger reserves.
The US uses some typical strategies to create buffer zones and is prone to creating them along ethnic lines, to make its involvement easier by framing the boundaries of zones according to loyal and opposition groups.
Air Canada was previously advised by the Agency that buffer zones are appropriate for aircraft passengers who suffer allergies to peanuts or nuts and the airline agreed to create a buffer zone for such passengers when at least 48 hours' advance notice is provided, as well as to provide a briefing to passengers within the buffer zone.