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grooming

the winnning of the confidence of a victim in order to commit a sexual assault on him or her, now a specific criminal offence. Although the most well-known stories are about the use of e-mail or chat rooms the offence may be committed by communication using any means and may be initiated from anywhere in the world. A person (A) aged 18 or over commits an offence if having met or communicated with another person (B) on at least two earlier occasions, he:
  1. (i) intentionally meets B; or
  2. (ii) travels with the intention of meeting B in any part of the world;
  3. (iii) at the time, he intends to do anything to or in respect of B, during or after the meeting and in any part of the world, which if done will involve the commission by A of a relevant offence;
  4. (iv) B is under 16:
  5. (v) A does not reasonably believe that B is 16 or over.
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Johnson,(1) courts have shown deference to grooming standards challenged on constitutional grounds.
She works at Downtown Doghouse when she is not at grooming competitions.
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Pairs of high-ranking male chimps were most likely to use and respond to exaggerated scratches as grooming requests, highlighting the importance of the symbolic gestures, Pika and Mitani report in the March 21 Current Biology.
In that light, they say, grooming trails appears to be no different from building trails in the first place or offering ranger shows and interpretive displays - it's all a matter of providing public access to public land.
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This is also created by machine grooming of frozen or icy snow.
This particular Hox gene may regulate the amount of grooming performed by an animal," Capecchi says.
It takes a ward 18 months to learn the ins and outs of the cat and dog grooming business - such as the 155 canine and 100 feline breeds - along with limited veterinarian care, said Todd, who owned a grooming studio in Oxnard for 20 years.
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The military salute appears to be an appropriate analogy [to chimps' grooming hand-clasps]," McGrew says.
Calming puppies isn't commonly associated with jail life, but it's an integral part of the Pitchess pet grooming program.