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She said: "Given the seriousness with which we take this issue, we would be extremely concerned that any student might think that sexual assault would not be grounds for extenuating circumstances.
First we go to the regions and have them find out if there was an extenuating circumstance.
Mr Morris said the majority of appeals involved students who experienced extenuating circumstances during exam and coursework periods, such as a bereavement.
The judge added: "It is therefore among the most exceptional and extenuating circumstances.
With the extenuating circumstances, we would certainly offer our support to that.
There were extenuating circumstances: both opposition sides were gearing up to launch their Premier League's Northern Division season this weekend while the Sky Blues girls have a month to prepare for their Midland Combination challenge.
There are those who think life should mean life unless there are extenuating circumstances.
I guess the board may be granting lots of nurses an extension for extenuating circumstances.
For example, your policy might state that you will consider your employee to have voluntarily resigned after three consecutive "no call, no shows," unless there are extenuating circumstances.
District officials take into account a student's record, whether it's a first or second offense, and other extenuating circumstances before meting out punishment.
However, short of outright acquittal, jurors could choose on their own initiative to convict with extenuating circumstances (circonstances attenuantes), a limiting factor applicable to all crimes in the Code Penal (Article 463), thanks to a law promulgated on 28 June 1832.
David Bastock, the company's director, said payment plans can be arranged for those "with extenuating circumstances" and gave assurances that such a plan could be drawn up for Kayleigh's parents.