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comity

the policy whereby one religious denomination refrains from proselytizing the members of another
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To qualify for the statutory benefits of the legislation (removal of the US blocking statute, a right for providers to object based on international comity and a right for providers to notify the government of the existence of requests), a foreign government must provide reciprocal rights and benefits to US law enforcement and communications providers.
The decision is sound when viewed not only in the light of the broad reach of discovery under the federal rules but in the light of this country's long history of extending comity in international judicial matters.
Giving example of developed countries, DG NAB said that Korea, China and Japan have join the comity of developed nations after wiping out corruption.
the power to abstain based on international comity concerns), and the
Yousaf also conveyed messages of felicitations from President Mamnoon Hussain, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and the people of Pakistan to Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman, Crown Prince Muqrin, Deputy Crown Prince and Interior Minister Prince Mohammed bin Naif for organizing this much needed conference to dilate upon the menace of terrorism, which is not only tarnishing the egalitarian image of Islam but has stunted the growth of social and economic progress of the comity of Muslim nations.
Comity is a nebulous concept familiar to us from the law of international relations.
He also did whatever Jeff wanted to make the one-hundred year old colonial stand out from the rest of the Comity Grove homes.
Section 1602; (2) forum non conveniens; and (3) international comity.
And at the centre of all this feisty, imaginative, yarn-spinning Comity somehow picks her way through the dreadful problems life hurls at her, not least her ghastly family in the city.
Today, Oman stands tall in the comity of nations because of the solid foundations laid down by His Majesty.
States rights, comity, and federalism, don't you know.