act despite

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Justice Vivek Kumar Birla passed the order on a contempt petition filed by Jan Kalyan Seva Trust, which had alleged that huge chunk of public land was encroached upon by private builders but the authorities refused to act despite repeated complaints.
ISLAMABAD -- Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Nasir ul Mulk has constituted larger bench for hearing the matter of awarding death penalty to the accused under anti terrorism act despite reconciliation in murder case.
24, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa expressed his disappointment in President Obama's decision today to veto the Keystone Pipeline Act despite bipartisan support in both the House of Representatives and Senate.
AN abused boy of seven died of head injuries after authorities failed for four years to act despite 18 opportunities to step in, a report found yesterday.
Workers expressed fears for their jobs while the Trust accused Birmingham City Council of failing to act despite having six months' notice of its intention to quit.
Meanwhile, world silver medallist Jamie Bowie says it's time he traded being a team player for becoming a solo act despite targeting a return to the British 4x400m relay squad.
As the findings cover a period between 2008 and October 2013, banks failed to act despite the previous scandal over the manipulation of the benchmark Libor interbank lending rate which resulted in billions of pounds of fines.
It said they failed to act despite the previous scandal over the manipulation of the Libor interbank lending rate which led to billions of pounds worth of fines.
The district administration did not act despite the rising death toll for children and infants in the district, the report said.
senators Monday called for continued support for the Affordable Care Act despite serious problems with the federal website that links consumers with available health insurance plans.
Fife were in on the act despite their terrible journey and while not as threatening, showed they couldn't be taken lightly.
Overall responsibility for regulation of care homes falls on the Care Quality Commission (CQC), the body that failed to act despite repeated warnings of abuse at the Winterbourne View unit in Bristol, so distressingly revealed by BBC's Panorama recently.