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privy

Law a person in privity with another

privy

An outhouse which serves as a toilet.
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BARE: the outside of Jarrett's Farm might not look much - but it has a fascinating history' PRIVY: former owner Esther Knight outside the two-seater privy
The Privy Council Office's version of ministerial responsibility also has weaknesses.
But they are still regarded as part of the charm of the old village and residents are concerned by the planning application to consign the privy of Burnharbour Cottage on Chapel Street to history.
As Canada's imperial ties to Britain weakened, however, the end of appeals to the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council ("Privy Council") became plausible, and the Court came closer to independence.
Highfields earned at least $50 million in the transaction, according to HarvardWatch, raising questions about whether Highfields was privy to insider information regarding Enron's impending collapse.
What Neshat offers is a dual cultural view, empathizing with the Iranian situation but privy to American perceptions (and preconceptions) as well.
The overwhelming majority of Royal Caribbean's bookings come through travel agencies that may be privy to special price reductions.
Federal workers would, however, be privy to group rates, which run 15 to 20 percent lower than individual policies.
Its duke, along with four privy councillors, ruled the area as the privy council, but their approach to governance was reactive, not proactive; "the word pastiche characterizes the reality of early modern governing better than the word design.
Unfortunately for the long suffering military rank and file, the Liberal Government, and in particular the Privy Council Office (headed by Ruth Cardinal) know that it's far too soon to pry the lid off the still bubbling (never exposed) Somalia pot of intrigue.
Powell was appointed to the Privy Council of Canada; became a member of the federal ("Badgley") abortion review committee in 1976; was awarded the Order of Canada; and received the feminist The Persons Award of Canada, the Y.
With Privy, Small Businesses Benefit From Running Customized and Controlled Promotions Directly From Their Own Online Properties