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vara

[′vär·ə]
(civil engineering)
A surveyors' unit of length equal to 33⅓ inches (84.7 centimeters).
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Sarhad Rural Development Programme had started a small grant and credit project with the funding from AusAid and Gul Vara's village happened to be one of the selected villages for it.
(13) Specifically, this Note focuses on VARA's limitations in
The court in this case noted that while the owner and graffiti artists all generally knew that the property would one day be redeveloped, they had not reduced that understanding to any writing waiving VARA's protections.
The raids by Pune police at seven places including the houses of Vara Vara Rao and his two daughters has caused widespread outrage and anger in the city and led to protest demonstrations by students and members of human rights groups and the left organisations.
That separate work should be designated 'work for hire,' which can eliminate a future VARA claim.
It was Fiamma, Salvatore and Wanda Ferragamo's eldest daughter, who continued to evolve modern design and style with the Vara bow ornament, originally conceived in 1978 with the now iconic shoe style.
The Visual Artists Rights Act of 1990 (VARA) (11) conferred on American artists certain moral rights long enjoyed by their European (12) and, more recently, Canadian counterparts.
"Work of visual art" is defined by VARA as "a painting, drawing, print, or sculpture, existing in a single copy" or in a limited edition of 200 copies.
Fernandez Vara said more than 6,500 hectares (25 square miles) had burned since flames were detected Thursday in the Sierra de Gata.
Congress enacted VARA as an amendment to the United States Copyright Act of 1976, and it brought the United States into line with much of Europe, which had for years protected artists' moral rights.
Mark Phillips, prosecuting at Birmingham Crown Court, said on the afternoon of September 19 last year police were keeping observations on Vara who was in a vehicle parked in Warwick Road, Acocks Green.
Mr Vara said: "This government takes recovery and enforcement of financial impositions very seriously and remains committed to finding new ways to ensure impositions are paid and to trace those who do not pay.