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blood relation

, relative
a person related to another by birth, as distinct from one related by marriage
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'Despite issuance of instructions, if any such request from any such person, including blood relatives, is entertained by any officer in any administrative matter, he shall be liable to be proceeded against under relevant disciplinary laws/ rules,' reads the letter issued on Wednesday.
Her search finally gathered speed when "an excellent" genealogist got in touch with her and "worked tirelessly" to find her blood relatives.
The blood relatives will determine the manner of his execution, according to the court ruling, as per Al Khaleej report.
Also, any person who kills a public official who is performing his duty shall be sentenced to death, which can be replaced by life imprisonment if he is pardoned by the victim's parents or blood relatives. The deceased, who has been identified as Saud Al Rawahi, was awarded a medal of honour last February.
There is one of my blood relatives who is a differently abled person.
Summary: If you don't have a will in place, Sharia will distribute your property to specific blood relatives in predetermined proportions
With six blood relatives and eight family friends, the group is determined to give the athlete its full support.
Al-Qahtany, Saudi Royal Advisor, wrote on his official Twitter account that "The committee formed to serve the Qatari people has provided assistance to hundreds of Qataris including pilgrims and blood relatives to Saudi citizens." Egypt, Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain severed diplomatic relations with Qatar since June 5 upon charges of Qatari funds given to terrorist and extremist groups in the region.
But in a surprise reunion that will have TV viewers in tears, single mum Cathie was told she had blood relatives after all.
Fifty thousand children in England and Wales are ill-treated and neglected by blood relatives so it's wishful thinking to believe one is always better off with biological parents.
Stevan Alcock's novel My Blood Relatives is a coming-of-age novel of Rick, a gay teenager, set against the background of the Yorkshire Ripper murders.