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contrary

1. (esp of wind) adverse; unfavourable
2. (of plant parts) situated at right angles to each other
3. Logic (of a pair of propositions) related so that they cannot both be true at once, although they may both be false together
4. Logic a statement that cannot be true when a given statement is true
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Committing an offence of financial misconduct contrary to section 197 (1) (o) (i) of the Public Finance Management Act no.
The court granted the request of the lawyers of Mr Ayariga to strike out count one: Fraudulent evasion of custom duties and taxes contrary to section 12(2) (f) of the Customs Act, 2015 (Act 891); Fraudulent evasion of Customs duties and taxes contrary 12(2)(f) of the Customs Act, 2015 (Act 891); dealing in foreign exchange without license contrary to sections 3(1) and 29(1)(a) of the Foreign Exchange Act, 2006 (Act 723), and Transfer of foreign exchange from Ghana through an unauthorised dealer contrary to sections 15(3) and 29(1)(a) of the Foreign Exchange Act 2006, Act 72.
An ROP official said, 'Three citizens were arrested for committing acts contrary to public morals and disrespecting the Omani flag.
"....I would like to confirm the strong condemnations of the State of Kuwait for such a heinous terrorist act that caused the loss of lives of citizens and which is contrary to all values, charters and divine laws, stressing the need to continue all international efforts to combat, eradicate and defeat terrorism," he wrote.
All veterinary medicinal products (other than AVM-GSL & Schedule 6 products) have not been authorised individually before the product is supplied, contrary to Schedule 3, Paragraph 9 (1) of the VMR
He argued that Iran's aviation industry has been subject to sanctions since the past few years, saying that in addition to Mahan's flights to Germany, many Iranian airlines are on the sanctions list, which is contrary to international regulations.
She has been charged with two counts of making or possessing an explosive substance with intent to endanger life or cause serious injury to property, contrary to Section 4 of the Explosives Act 1883, and four counts of possession of a document containing information useful to terrorism, contrary to Section 58 of the Terrorism Act 2000.
She has been charged with two counts of making or possessing an explosive substance with intent to endanger life or cause serious injury to property, Contrary to Section 4 of the Explosives Act 1883 and four counts of possession of a document containing information useful to terrorism contrary to section 58 of the Terrorism Act 2000.
In the same ACC case before Justice Reginald Fynn, Jonathan Michael Jenkins, a Lieutenant serving in the Republic of Sierra Leone Armed Forces (RSLAF) on Wednesday 22 August 2018 made his first appearance before Justice Reginald Fynn on two counts of corruption charges, soliciting an advantage, contrary to section 28(2) of the ACC Act, No.
programmes are indecent, immoral and contrary to the interests of glory of Islam and hence not fit to be shown during the month of Ramazan.
'The stance of the Islamic Emirate is that laying arms to the enemy and cooperating in realization of their sinister designs is inadmissible in Sharia and is contrary to the wishes of millions of martyrs.'
In August last year, the CBCP president, Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas, stated in a pastoral letter that homosexual acts or practices were 'contrary to the natural' and 'hence, they are, from the perspective of natural law, gravely disordered and considered 'sins gravely contrary to chastity.''