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proscription

The acquisition of title to real property by one who openly and continuously is in adverse possession of it for a period sufficiently long that the statute of limitations bars the previous owner from reclaiming it (usually 20 years).
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Unfortunately, there can be unfounded accusations whenever new rules and laws proscribe deeply ingrained but no longer acceptable social habits.
Lord Goldsmith argued: "It is inconceivable that the Terrorism Act 2000 was intended to no longer proscribe an organisation which had previously been proscribed.
Orders were laid before Parliament to proscribe four organisations believed to be linked to al Qaida, including the militant Indonesian group Jemaah Islamiyah.
While a Web Services environment does allow businesses to make a variety of software functions public behind the firewall using standards such as XML, SOAP and UDDI, it does not proscribe a foolproof way of analyzing that data - especially when that data resides in multiple disparate Web Services.
And they sent a prayerful petition to the Duke of Yorkshire begging him to proscribe shoe-laces by law.
The injunctions proscribe the manufacture and sale of real-time thermal cyclers capable of performing real-time PCR (polymerase chain reaction) methods.
Although organ donors or their families can specify recipients (which is unusual and generally occurs only within families), the individual's initiative violated the spirit of the Uniform Anatomical Gift Act, which proscribes the buying and selling of organs.
In order to avoid some of the polarization, misunderstanding and misrepresentation that characterizes much debate over such issues, and to persuade citizens of the reasonableness of the Court's (and Chemerinsky's) general aims, unusual care is warranted in our summary statements of what constitutional law prescribes--and proscribes.