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abolition

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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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Previously, the parliament had passed the IRA 2008 for the abolishment of the controversial IRO 2002.
The CCoR with consensus of the house recommended abolishment of CADD and also proposed to club Textile Division and Commerce Division under one umbrella of Ministry of Commerce.
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.
Pakistan asked abolishment of both, 110% of customs duty as financial guarantees and the USD 100 charged on each 25 tons of Pakistani exports transiting through Afghanistan to Central Asian countries.
The nationwide car servicing and repairs specialist Service4Service has recently discussed the pros and cons of the abolishment of the paper tax disc.
Among some of the demands that were accepted by the government are the release of those who were in prison in connection with court cases involving the Kurdistan Communities Union (KCK), an umbrella terrorist organization that includes the PKK, the abolishment of specially authorized courts, the closing down of prep schools and the formation of wise men delegations to help the settlement process progress.
The UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women, managed by UN-Women, awards grants to innovative projects to contribute to the acceleration of prevention, reduction and abolishment of violence against women and girls in all regions of the world.
The lifting of a decade long restriction on one-child policy and the abolishment of the controversial labour camp system are cases in point.
NNA - "Future" bloc member Deputy Mohamad Qabbani urged to complete the implementation of the Taef in order not to go back to Civil War, adding that the Taef stressed the abolishment of the political sectarianism, the enhancement of Lebanese citizenship and to deal with the Lebanese as one people and not as several sects.
The National Salvation Front (NSF) will boycott parliamentary elections and stage protests next Friday calling for the abolishment of the constitution and early presidential elections if President Mohamed Morsy fails to meet their demands.
Meanwhile, several reports from Burmese press groups situated elsewhere in Asia say the censorship abolishment is largely an empty gesture.
BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: The Political Commission of Iraq's National Coalition of Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, has taken a collective decision to support Maliki's proposal to trim down his cabinet, through the abolishment of state ministries, calling on other political blocs to support the decision, according to the Commission's statement on Thursday.