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Chairman of the bench Christine Abrams said: "The bench is united in feeling while this may have been contrary to a by-law, Merseyrail should have a less draconian method for dealing with matters of this nature.
Draconian action against plastic bags in Wales was promised yesterday by Environment Minister Jane Davidson.
What is needed is not draconian plans but a sensible and measured approach which provides appropriate support and development, engaging, not punishing, the profession.
Harry Fletcher, Napo's assistant general secretary, said: "The gains of the last decade risk being jeopardised because of draconian cuts.
These inhuman incidents are quite frequent in Kashmir because draconian laws like AFSPA breed them.
ACTING president Campbell Ogilvie last night insisted there is nothing draconian about the SFA's disciplinary system.
But Mrs May told the BBC Radio 4 Today programme: ''It was a draconian measure when it was introduced, that's why we have halted the process.
Some of the government changes going on at the moment are quite draconian.
ISLAMABAD -- How the Indian politicians swiftly change their position after getting out of the power can be assessed from the fresh statement of former Indian Home Minister P Chidambaram about draconian law, Armed Forces Special Power Act.
Criticising the term, Mr McCausland said: "To be sentenced to three months in prison for playing The Sash as part of a parade is an extremely draconian sentence to be handed down.
He criticizes America's increasingly draconian response to crime, such as building more prisons and expanding the use of the death penalty, and asserts that a defendant's right to a fair and impartial jury of his or her peers, the right to represent oneself, and the right to a fair trial are in reality not rights at all but, rather, privileges of the powerful and rich and myths for the powerless and poor.
The ultimate sanctions usually imposed by the EC on any adverse findings are monetary fines rather than the more draconian results sought by the U.