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within, allowed by, or sanctioned by the law

being so legitimately

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to make lawful

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show or affirm to be just and legitimate

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make (an illegitimate child) legitimate

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of marriages and offspring

based on known statements or events or conditions

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in accordance with recognized or accepted standards or principles

authorized, sanctioned by, or in accordance with law

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Economic factors such as business needs and efficiency may be legitimate aims.
An illegitimate child has no right to inherit ab intestato from the legitimate children and relatives of his father or mother; nor shall such children or relative inherit in the same manner from the illegitimate child.
The goals of government pharmaceutical serialization and traceability laws are the same: Keep counterfeit prescription drugs-illicit by nature-out of the legitimate supply chain and prevent diversion of legitimate products into unauthorized markets or uses.
"In view of the foregoing, the Commission shall maintain its recognition of the officers of Pimentel group as PDP-Laban's legitimate officers authorized to act for and in behalf of PDP-Laban," the resolution stated.
Many companies who use automation are legitimate businesses, but some are not.
The ratio of legitimate sector stood at 67 percent and illicit cigarettes 33 percent which had come down from over 41 percent in recent years.
Eryani criticized the UN mission's dependence on misleading information which is provided by the coup militias, without referring to the Yemeni legitimate government.
"I understand perfectly well that Iran wishes to protect its legitimate interests," Lavrov said.
Online news entity Rappler could regain access to coverage of Malacanang if it is declared a "legitimate" media agency, President Duterte said Thursday.
"Data mining with the object of ensuring that resources are properly deployed to legitimate beneficiaries is a valid ground for the state to insist on the collection of authentic data.
Their topics include legitimate expectation and the separation of powers in English and Welsh administrative law, substantive fairness: a case for reconsidering the breach between English and Australian law, the unruly horse and the Gordian knot: legitimate expectations in South Africa, the (fictitious) doctrine of substantive legitimate expectations in India, and legitimate expectations in Canada: soft law and tax administration.
This observation was made during a meeting of the Company's Board here , where concern was raised to curtail the rapidly expanding illicit cigarette industry that is not only harming the legitimate industry but also evading billions of rupees' worth of taxes from the Government.
Isabel Oakeshott, Daily Mail Political Editor at Large, was forced into answering a "legitimate" question by chairman David Dimbleby, during Question Time on October 13, about the political division brought about by the EU referendum.
QUETTA -- Young Doctors Association Balochistan and All Pakistan Paramedics Federation Balochistan have announced ending their strike after reaching a consensus with the provincial government that their legitimate demands were accepted.
Goldfinger will be presenting expert subject matter information pertaining to managing models for the proceeds of legitimate marijuana businesses and controls for banking clients that serve legitimate cannabis sellers.