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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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The Government of Wales Act, 2006, enacted by Westminster, stipulates that if a candidate is a member of a proscribed body then his election "shall be void and his seat vacant".
Holding a public Heroes' Day event in the UK is illegal under both the Terrorism Act 2000 (for supporting a proscribed organisation) and the 2006 Act (for glorification of terrorism).
Large, expansive sites with views, geometric pruning (topiary), terraces and the opening of the villa to the expanses of the garden were all proscribed elements.
The feelings are returned and they embark on a relationship even though a romantic relationship with another alcoholic is strongly proscribed.
RESOLVED: That the AICPA management consulting services executive committee is hereby designated to promulgate standards under rules 201 and 202 with respect to the offering of management consulting services, provided, however, that such standards do not deal with the broad question of what, if any, services should be proscribed.
In the 1960s, Engelmann invented a controversial pedagogical approach that reduces knowledge to bite-sized chunks presented in a proscribed sequence enforced by a scripted lesson the teacher is to recite to a classroom of pupils chanting predetermined responses.
Despite its radical emphasis, however, the volume is carefully balanced: its fourth part does justice to the "Conservative Voices" of the period through essays on royalist lyric (Alan Rudrum), epic and romance (Paul Salzman), and by way of Isabel Rivers' succinct delineation of a new field: "the literature of the proscribed episcopal church.
THE Red Hand Commando - a proscribed organisation under the Terrorism Act 2000 - declared a ceasefire in 1994.
Furthermore, the same laws will inevitably serve to silence other proscribed opinions regarding such issues as immigration and, quite possibly, the legitimacy of the EU itself.
Chief UN weapons inspector Hans Blix says Baghdad's disarmament has so far been "very limited", and that "Iraq could have made greater efforts to find any remaining proscribed items, or provide credible evidence showing the absence of such items", according to a leaked draft of his forthcoming weapons report to the UN Security Council.