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onerous

Law (of a contract, lease, etc.) having or involving burdens or obligations that counterbalance or outweigh the advantages
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For instance, regulation could potentially force operators to adopt programs or initiatives that are onerously expensive or cumbersome.
Obama went on to contend that the wounds of slavery and segregation still are being felt and that blacks still were onerously being excluded from many American institutions, including unions, police forces, and fire departments.
But "[t]hat which the law directly compels, although it may onerously affect an individual, cannot be said to impose a duty upon him.
Despite the best efforts of the Islamic Republic, I am assured that the rules on women's dress are not enforced too onerously and even obtaining alcohol is not a massive challenge.
Now it will be a bit pricier than a freehold, but not onerously so.
If these "Scarlet Letter" (21) laws are not effective, what system would ensure better sex offender risk management without wasting scarce public funds policing and onerously burdening those low-risk offenders like Leroy, who have lived without trouble down the street from schools, parks, and nurseries for many years?
Although SCBM reflected a similar philosophy, it onerously required proof of low arm's-length margins before they could be ignored.
The Declaration also provides that "[e]very person has the right to access to information about himself or herself or his/her assets expeditiously and not onerously, whether it be contained in databases or public or private registries, and if necessary to update it, correct it and/or amend it.
Earlier this month, the chairman of the Gambling Commission, Peter Dean, made headlines by suggesting regional casinos with pounds 1m slot machines were 'not such a big deal' and should not be regulated onerously.
The vagueness of SOX, in conjunction with the corporate accounting scandals that have occurred over the last few years, have led companies and CPAs to interpret SOX quite onerously, he adds.