derogate


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cause to seem less serious

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The mere absence of an intention to derogate is not enough, because the presupposition and commitments as to the existence of chinks could be still in place.
The reforms, which will affect tens of thousands of staff in the hotel, catering and retail sectors, will also allow firms in financial difficulty to derogate from employment regulation orders proposed by the Joint Labour Committees.
As a practitioner (both as arbitrator and advocate), and as a sometime teacher of arbitration law (Nova Southeastern University Law School), I was not only disappointed in the article but was offended by its occasionally absurd attempts to derogate this alternative dispute resolution method.
The Standing Committee on Plant Health gave, on 28 May, aafavourable opinion on the European Commission's proposal to derogate to the decision of 24 April, which provides for enhanced controls, by 16 June, by Portugal and the other member states on wood packaging material movements and which requires that pallets and other wood packaging materials be treated and marked before leaving Portugal.
A non-derogation clause is a statutory provision that indicates that a statute is not to derogate from the Aboriginal and treaty rights protected by Canada's Constitution Act, 1982 in section 35.
64) Because of its exceptional nature, and because of the scope for abuse, the power to derogate is carefully circumscribed.
Changes in team selections do take place from time to time and it is the hallmark of a good captain to rally the troops as a fighting force and not to derogate his men.
At the same time, both camps have yet to concede that the proposed memorandum on agreement on ancestral domain might "require the government to undertake necessary changes in the legal framework of this country," said Luwaran, adding that the MILF "has already agreed to this formulation provided that such processes would not derogate prior agreements [that were forged by both camps].
What is most worrying is the fact that one cannot derogate fromthis element of the council tax charge.
He demonstrated good sense and a constructive spirit of participation in democracy by exposing the illegitimate use of a public classroom by one of his high school teachers to promote the teacher's religion and to derogate science.
How will Jews come together with Christian readers of the New Testament who derogate the Old Testament as a document of faith or understand it as extraneous for them?
As for the second difference, control orders which derogate from
The European Commission has requested that the European Union (EU) Council of Ministers allow Britain to derogate from the EU's sixth VAT directive so VAT-registered buyers would both pay and reclaim the tax from the government, rather than pay the tax to a supplier, as under standard VAT.
This right should be observed and respected in relation to the children of Israel, as it should be as to all men, or it would not conform to justice and to religion itself to derogate therefrom solely because of a difference of religious faith.