curfew


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the time that the curfew signal is sounded

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a signal (usually a bell) announcing the start of curfew restrictions

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an order that after a specific time certain activities (as being outside on the streets) are prohibited

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A curfew is a very crude sledge- hammer, they need to find out why the children are on the streets, so there can be a targeted response which is more likely to work.
But some parents and civil-liberties groups are challenging curfew laws, saying that they violate constitutional rights.
curfew for minors after he left a restaurant with teenage friends a few minutes after the hour.
Curfew breakers, even schoolchildren, risk detention without trial.
The mayor of Belt Jalla is the first speaker, and I listen to his description of life under curfew and constant siege as I pass through the crowd.
Two such efforts at coercion came from the child labor reform and juvenile curfew movements.
A federal judge ruled on 13 June that Ellison could land his private jet at the airport after curfew hours until his lawsuit challenging the restriction is resolved.
In their frenzied enactment of juvenile curfew ordinances over the past 10 years, U.
Besides meaning "the sounding of a bell at evening," the word curfew also denotes "a regulation enjoining the withdrawal of usually specified persons (as juveniles or military personnel) from the streets or the closing of business establishments or places of assembly at a stated hour.
Conference of Mayors found that 80 percent had a nighttime youth curfew, up from 70 percent two years earlier.
AMERICA'S capital is bringing in a child curfew in a desperate bid to cut teenage violence and crime.
Although they fall into general categories, every curfew is different and confusing.
also has received multiple other noise citations that include violating the airport's partial nighttime curfew and conducting maintenance engine run-ups during prohibited hours.
A Human Rights Watch official does not think a curfew is the way to go in Mt Elgon, which was declared disturbed after many fatal attacks.
A MAN was let off his curfew to take part in a religious festival.