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noun aegis, armor, asylum, barricade, buckler, bulwark, citadel, conservation, covering, covert, coverture, custody, defense, fortification, freedom from danger, guarantee, guard, guardianship, haven, hedge, immunity, invulnerability, oversight, palladium, panoply, praesidium, preservation, preserve, refuge, safe conduct, safeguard, safekeeping, safety, salvation, security, shelter, shield, strength, stronghold, support, tutela, tutelage, wardship, wing
Foreign phrases: Inde datae leges ne fortior omnia posset.Laws were make lest the stronger might become alllowerful.
See also: adoption, advantage, affiliation, assistance, auspices, behalf, blackmail, bribe, bulwark, charge, conservation, coverage, custody, defense, direction, ecology, gratuity, guidance, haven, immunity, impunity, insurance, inviolability, lodging, panoply, patronage, precaution, preservation, refuge, reinforcement, safeguard, safekeeping, safety, security, shield, supervision, support, surveillance, trust, veil, ward

PROTECTION, merc. law, The name of a document generally given by notaries public, to sailors and other persons going abroad, in which is certified that the bearer therein named, is a citizen of the United States.

PROTECTION, government. That benefit or safety which the government affords to the citizens.

PROTECTION, Eng. law. A privilege granted by the king to a party to an action, by which he is protected from a judgment which would otherwise be rendered against him. Of these protections there are several kinds. F. N. B. 65.

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The Department of Education Northern Ireland (DENI) published "Pastoral Care in Schools: Child Protection" (DENI, 1999), which clearly outlines the roles and responsibilities of schools in Northern Ireland on child protection matters.
The negative-sequence sensing elements in the SEL-311L protection introduces a new level of fault sensing and high-speed tripping capability not available a few years ago.
Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) explaining its position on whistleblower hotlines under French data protection law; it sought to initiate a dialogue with the SEC on these issues.
Storage media protection and authentication controls at the storage system and media levels can provide strong barriers against unauthorized stored data disclosure, theft, and corruption.
1 shows our seven-man aggressive protection on a three-step pass with only three receivers in the route.
Custodial subjects who invoke the Miranda right to counsel and, thereafter, are released on bond or bail lose the protection of their invocation and may be subjected to government-initiated interrogation at a later date.
By joining the World Trade Organization (WTO), China will promote environmental protection and provoke corresponding challenges.
Eye and Face Protection - Both the original and revised standards require eye and face protection when the potential for hazards to the eye and face exist.
Had Alan and his wife engaged in some form of asset protection planning, they likely would have weathered the legal storms far better.
Cathodic protection will gradually loosen and prevent further scale build-up.

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