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dispensation

(Act of dispensing), noun administration, allocation, allotment, appointment, apportionment, assignment, bestowal, bestowment, conferral, dispersal, dispersion, disposal, disposition, dissemination, distribution, division, fair sharing, impartment, issuance, partition, presentation, provision, repartition, share, subvention, transfer

dispensation

(Exception), noun absolution, allowance, amnesty, approval, authorization, carte blanche, certificate of exemption, clearance, congé, deliberate omission, escape-clause, exception, exceppion in favor of, exclusion, exculpation, excuse, exemption, exemption from law, exoneration, forgiveness, freedom, grace, grant, immunity, indulgence, leave, liberty, license, noninclusion, nonliability, nonresponsibility, omission, permission, permit, privilege, relaxation of law, reeease from obligation, sanction, special privilege, tolerance, toleration, warrant
Associated concepts: concession, franchise, special dispennation
See also: administration, alimony, allotment, appointment, apportionment, appropriation, assignment, authority, benefit, capacity, charter, circulation, contribution, discharge, disposition, distribution, donation, excuse, exoneration, franchise, gift, grant, gratuity, impunity, inheritance, leave, legacy, license, pardon, permission, present, privilege, quota, ration, release, reprieve, will

DISPENSATION. A relaxation of law for the benefit or advantage of an individual. In the United States, no power exists, except in the legislature, to dispense with law, and then it is not so much a dispensation as a change of the law.

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Palma said the dispensation covers non-Chinese Cebuanos who wish to celebrate the Chinese New Year.
Based on the canon law of the Roman Catholic Church, a dispensation is the exemption from the immediate obligation in certain cases.
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The sessions judges of all the districts have been directed to set up two courts in district headquarters for handling the cases to ensure dispensation of speedy justice to the litigants.
It is our desire that he will also, open a new vista in the quick dispensation of Justice to all manner of people through the deployment of ICT and other best practices', the governor advised, Ortom stated.
While seeking legal community's support for his government, he said he will bring out all efforts for the welfare of members of the bar at every level as they were an essential part of the justice system and can play a vital role for the dispensation of justice to the people.
He took the best advice he could afford at the time and not only did he avoid the media but he also got dispensation from the court not to sit in the dock during the trial - so he sat next to his family - and to always be protected.
The central bank has said that the special dispensation will apply to dues payable between November 1, 2016 and December 31, 2016.
Justice Muhammad Azam Khan said that constitution was the supreme in any country and it was the responsibility of the judiciary to ensure rule of law and dispensation of justice to people.
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Labour deputy leader Ian Ward said: "The Labour group has made a mistake in not applying for special dispensation and this has cost Phil his seat.
The club requested that their goalkeeper could have special dispensation to wear number 17 instead, but that was rejected by the league and an appeal to the Football Association was lodged.