onus


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Related to onus: Onus probandi, Onus of proof
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a duty or responsibility that is a source of anxiety, worry, or hardship

a mark of discredit or disgrace

responsibility for an error or crime

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But here the onus is on the UN to ensure that this pull-out is genuine, that there will be no snap-back by Al Houthis.
'It is submitted that the Prosecution having miserably failed to discharge its onus as regards proof of the ingredients of the offence as detailed hereinabove, the learned trial Court erred in invoking the provisions of Section 14(c) of NAO, 1999 to raise a presumption against the Appellant, and , as such, the impugned judgment, conviction and sentence passed against the Appellant (for allegedly failing to explain the sources from which he purchased the assets, which in any case never belonged to him, nor stand proved as such), are manifestly illegal and liable to be set aside as such,' maintained the appeal.
Even though there were scores of judgments of the Supreme Court (SC) that had set certain preconditions for shifting of the onus of proof on the accused, the NAB failed to follow the procedure in the ongoing case, he said.
Dentre as principais inovacoes trazidas pelo Codigo de Processo Civil de 2015 esta a consagracao da teoria da distribuicao dinamica do onus da prova (art.
If the verdict of Supreme Court is wrong, the onus lies with us as we took the case (Panama Papers case) to the court.
We can understand this phenomenon as a change from a period of population bonus to a period of population onus.
"reverse onus" was a rare and contentious part of the criminal
PLANNING consultancy Caulmert is alerting businesses of a change to the planning application process, which places the onus on applicants to carry out consultations prior to the submission of their planning application.
"You don't want him to go out there and think the onus is on him to score every time.
The onus will now be on men to demonstrate the complainant said yes.
They find it tougher, it is said, when the onus is on them to dictate the play against lesser opposition.
An EPON system composes of an optical line terminal (OLT), multiple optical network units (ONUs), an optical distribution network (ODN) and optical fiber.
A company providing communications support in Baghdad likely faces far fewer risks than contractors working in Fallujah, yet this guidance would place the onus on the contractor with personnel in Fallujah to demonstrate why a higher pay rate is appropriate.
The unusual funding setup here places a great onus on Morr's experienced shoulders.
After vividly outlining the educational crisis in the black community, without downplaying the role of socioeconomic status and the importance of holding educators accountable, Price places the onus of proper preparation and academic achievement on parents.