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death warrant

Law the official authorization for carrying out a sentence of death
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TIMING OFWARRANT LAWYER: TADA court issued death warrant on April 30 when the curative petition was pending and the convict should have been allowed to exhaust all legal options like curative petition.
The superintendent of Macch Jail on Monday wrote the letter to an antiterrorism court (ATC) Karachi seeking the death warrant for Saulat Ali Khan alias Saulat Mirza, who was convicted for a 1997 murder of then chief of Karachi Electric Supply Corporation (KESC).
MPs signed the death warrant of aid hero Alan Henning the day they voted for air strikes against Islamic State terrorists.
The reality is that Arlene signed her own death warrant last season when she couldn't hide her fury that John Sergeant kept being voted through by the viewers despite having two left feet.
Abdul-Mahdi has said he would sign Saddam's death warrant, meaning two of three signatures were assured.
That's not a case for a casino, it's a death warrant.
This has been a global death warrant for millions of people at risk from malaria and other tropical diseases, since it, in effect, outlaws DDT and other pesticides that have proven to be safe and effective in eradicating or controlling the vectors that transmit these diseases.
Gary Megson had to go, and I don't quite understand what he was trying to achieve by saying he would have quit next summer come what may - other than to sign his own death warrant.
Many people must know of somebody who "came out of the closet," embraced a homosexual lifestyle, and thereby sealed his own death warrant.
Appearing at Westminster in his role as United Nations Messenger For Peace he told MPs that plans by the United States to develop a new national missile defence system threatened three non-proliferation treaties and 'could be a death warrant for the entire planet'.
He was organizing the following day's protest and was under an army death warrant.