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1. (in British territories) the ending of the slave trade (1807) or the ending of slavery (1833): accomplished after a long campaign led by William Wilberforce
2. (in the US) the emancipation of the slaves, accomplished by the Emancipation Proclamation issued in 1863 and ratified in 1865
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complained they had been asking for abolishment of FCR since long but none of the governments bothered to do away with it.
Talking to the delegation of rickshaw, taxi and Qinqi drivers, the Chief Minister said that the contractors were charging more than the fixed fee of 10 rupees from poor taxi and rickshaw drivers in the name of Parchi system which was a grave injustice and issued instructions for immediate abolishment of Parchi system throughout the city.
The abolishment of political sectarianism is present in the Constitution's introduction and this new pact necessitates a step by step plan; thus my call to form a committee tasked with the issue was not an option which the speaker can take or reject," Berri said during a news conference at the Parliament headquarters in downtown Beirut's Nijmeh Square.
The government has kept saying it won't postpone'' the abolishment of the full guarantee of deposits at failed banks, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yasuo Fukuda separately told reporters.
This amended act will be named as Muslim marriage abolishment act 2015 which will be implemented in the whole country with immediate affects, the chairman added.
Those 31 drafts including revival of commissionerate system in KP, restoration of special persons' quota in government services, employment amendment bill 2011, Hindu law of heredity , abolishment of bounded labour from KP and anti beggary law.
NNA - The Italian Ambassador Giuseppe Morabito saluted Thursday Lebanese youth demanding for the abolishment of confessional regime in Lebanon, considering such demand a brave forward shift already been initiated by Imam Moussa Sadr.
Summary: President Michel Sleiman stressed Tuesday that the abolishment of political sectarianism should preserve diversity, adding that national unity was a pre-requisite to tackle major issues.
The mayors of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on Wednesday submitted a joint statement to the Foreign Ministry demanding the government pursue diplomacy aimed at the abolishment of nuclear weapons, Hiroshima government officials said.
While President Bush has pushed for a total abolishment of the estate tax, Kligerman points out the more likely result will be a moderate compromise that will have a small impact on life insurance companies.
I pray that this foundation day bring us and the oppressed people the news of success of our movement, abolishment of outmoded feudal system and establishment of true democracy," said Altaf Hussain in his address.
Members of the Parliament of Kyrgyzstan did not revote for the draft law suggesting abolishment of statutes of limitation for treason, corruption and abuse of power of the Criminal Code of Kyrgyzstan on January 22.