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to interfere with the progress of

to stop or prevent passage of

to cut off from sight

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It says: "Any person who resists or wilfully obstructs a constable in the execution of his duty, or a person assisting a constable in the execution of his duty, shall be guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction to imprisonment for a term not exceeding one month or to a fine not exceeding level 3 on the standard scale, or to both."
"TRS does not have any reason to come to the rescue of the BJP," he said, adding that the party's MPs would not go into the well of the House and neither would they obstruct the motion.
Speaking at an industry event in Cairo on Monday, ENI CEO Claudio Descalzi said the company had not expected Turkey to obstruct Saipem 12000 because "we are inside Cyprus' EEZ."
We believe that this is a staged sabotage connected with the electoral process and the two parties VMRO-BDI are aware for their responsibility in Monstrum", "Sopot", "Martin Neskovski" and other cases, therefore they obstruct these cases because they are afraid from taking political and legal responsibility and being defeated on the upcoming elections scheduled for December 11.
BAGHDAD/ Aswat al-Iraq: Iraqi Youth and Sports Ministry confirmed that some Gulf countries are trying to obstruct holding the coming ministerial your conference in Baghdad.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The rise in the activities of extremist groups in Syria is intended to stymie talks between the Syrian parties and obstruct the Syrian chemical weapons' destruction, Moscow said.
Inspector Nick Evans said: "When they abandon their cars on pavements or grass verges they not only obstruct the free flow of traffic on a very busy road, but more worryingly they cause a hazard obstructing other motorists' view and obstruct pedestrians' right of way which could lead to a collision and injury."
North Wales Police and Wrexham Council officers say they will be clamping down this weekend on those who obstruct pavements, after repeated warnings.
Statistics indicate that the US has repeatedly used veto, more than any country, to obstruct resolutions condemning the Israeli flagrant violations of human rights against the Palestinians, the latest, its threat to veto a draft resolution on recognizing the Palestinian independent state.
"However any peaceful protest that doesn't obstruct businesses or the flow of traffic is allowed and guaranteed by the law," Rady added.
Speaking on Voice of Lebanon Radio after meeting Maronite Patriarch Nasrallah Sfeir, Jumblat said Syria and Saudi Arabia had made significant progress in their mediation bid "before dark forces intervened to obstruct the endeavor."
"Skaters seriously practice for competitions and they can, in no manner, intentionally obstruct others," said Hidetoshi Ito, head of the federation s figure skating commission.
2 : to be or come in the way of : hinder <She was uncooperative and obstructed the investigation.>
Ailing Cuban leader Fidel Castro said in a letter read on television that he would not cling to office or obstruct the rise of a new generation of leaders, raising speculation about his political future, reports AFP (Dec.
What ultimately ended his presidency was his attempt afterwards to cover it up and to obstruct the investigation by federal authorities, including the FBI, into his campaign's activities.