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peremptory

Law
a. admitting of no denial or contradiction; precluding debate
b. obligatory rather than permissive
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It is a wonderful subduer, this need of love,--this hunger of the heart,--as peremptory as that other hunger by which Nature forces us to submit to the yoke, and change the face of the world.
The reduction in the cash balance was due to expenditure linked to the remaining equity investments required for the Zora project together with the sukuk profit payment, while the company received no additional payments from the KRG linked to the peremptory order issued by the LCIA in October 2014, and the $18 million cash advance for local sales of condensates made in September 2014 was unwound.
As I frequently note, Islam intervenes in every detail of life and establishes regulatory and peremptory rules.
He said Judge Susan Garsh was expected to ask the pool of jurors on Monday if they would have trouble being fair and impartial, then allow prosecutors and the defense to exercise what's called peremptory challenges, which allow them to excuse a juror for any reason.
extent to which it has emerged as a freestanding peremptory norm of
28 -- (BNA): The Kingdom of Bahrain welcomes the success of the Tunisian legislative elections and extends its sincere congratulations to the brotherly government and people of the Republic of Tunisia on this significant peremptory step to further consolidate the political operation and reinforce democracy.
The question of his apparent dourness elicited the response that he didn't see the reason for any fuss, as if scoring was as peremptory an exercise as a clerk entering an item in a ledger.
that jurors be identified by number only in both criminal and civil trials this accords with the preference of the majority of jurors; that peremptory challenges be retained in criminal and civil trials and that the number of these challenges be reduced from six to three in criminal trials (and equivalently for Crown stand asides) and from three to two in civil trials; and the repeal of section 48 of the Juries Act, which provides for balloting off jurors in criminal trials in excess of 12 jurors, and in civil trials in excess of six jurors, prior to the jury retiring to consider its verdict.
AFTER the humiliation of the trial and the peremptory dispatch to prison, the final indignity for Rolf Harris is the fate that befalls so many of the modern criminal celebrities - public scorn.
Dismissing Riske with peremptory ease, Sharapova blitzed through the second set without dropping a game.
Even when consent is present, however, the Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties (VCLT) provides that treaties are invalid when they conflict with peremptory norms, or jus cogens.
We want them to leave where they are settled at the moment before our forces on rescuing mission carried out peremptory and rescuing operations to liberate our people from the bondage of dictatorship.