law of the land

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a phrase used in the Magna Carta to refer to the then established law of the kingdom (as distinct from Roman or civil law)

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However, these provisions of the Penal Code, 2008 contradicts the provisions of the supreme law of the land under article 21 (1) of the Transitional Constitution of South Sudan, 2011.
Why are extrajudicial killings wrong after all one can argue that the people who know the law of the land well carry these killings ?
RAWALPINDI -- Chinese expatriates involved in criminal activities will face punitive action as per the law of the land, according to an understanding reached between the Punjab home department and the Chinese consul general recently.
If any person from other area will try to ruin the peaceful environment of Astore, we will punish him according to the law of the land.
other legislation is also possible, 5 percent said Sharia should not be the law of the land, while 4 percent did not know.
Nisar Khuhro said that such attitude of PML-N government is against the democratic norms he added He said that orphans like Arbab Ghulam Rahim, Zulfiqar Mirza and their likes cannot bring any vote for PML-N but only embarrassment and indignity shall be their fate as people of Sindh wont be frightened through private forces of those who openly challenge the law of the land and then hide behind federal government.
A new bill targeting human trafficking is now the law of the land, but partnerships on the federal, state and local level will be instrumental in eradicating these crimes, write U.
If any registered recruiting agent violates any provision of the Act, actions against such agents are taken as per theEmigration Act, 1983 and the Rules framed thereunder and relevant law of the land.
24 ( ANI ): Asserting that he is not above the law of the land, Prime Minister Dr.
He spoke at the event hosted by the Pakistan Association on Friday evening, where he also urged Pakistanis to follow the law of the land.
Krishna spoke to his Israeli counterpart Avigdor Lieberman and assured that the law of the land will take its course and culprits will be brought to justice.
And he insisted: "The law of the land should not be stopped by crozier, or by collar.
Indulging in such acts would make a person liable to answer the law of the land.
Contrary to what the Opposition would have the public believe, Military law is not outside the law of the land, and there cannot be any legal reason for choosing to try him under Military law.
CDATA[ Chief Sephardic Rabbi Shlomo Amar says Jewish people should never feel embarrassed by the aspiration to see Torah law become the law of the land.