undue delay

undue delay

noun culpability, default, delay, dilatoriness, disregard, dutilessness, impropriety, inattention, indifference, laches, laxity, neglect, negligence, noncompliance, non-observance, peccadillo, procrastination, tardiness
Associated concepts: undue delay as cause for a dismissal
See also: laches
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That, Senor, is the place where the news has got to be conveyed without undue delay," he said in an agitated wheeze.
In this case, you can claim a refund which must be given without undue delay, and in any event within 14 days of the trader agreeing that you are entitled to a refund.
Maroof Afzal expressed displeasure on undue delay in finalization of these inquiries, said a news release issued here on Monday.
The buyer must give the vendor written notice of any defect in the products without undue delay after the defect has been identified.
We call on the national police, the Nigerian military, and all security force personnel to provide security in an impartial manner so that citizens across the country are able to exercise their civic duty safely and without undue delay," said Harf.
With its updated report, the Florida SAC recommends that the Commission urge the Governor and Cabinet to re-consider their 2011 action and restore the revised rules of clemency to allow non-violent ex-felons who have completed all terms of their sentence to have their right to vote restored without undue delay.
It only implies that there should be no undue delay in decision-making and delivery of services.
The immaturity was visible to the public in the form of undue delay in the formation of provincial government.
There is no desire for undue delay but the stages of a count will necessarily take time and cannot be rushed.
Farms and other rural businesses also stand to benefit from 4G mobile broadband and improvements to 3G, but only if the infrastructure can be erected or extended as needed without undue delay.
We do not have to interfere in the choices of Tunisians, but we are keen that the political transition process could lead to elections without undue delay," she assured.
Under international law, detainees have the right to be informed about the reasons underlying any detention and to have the legality of their detention determined without undue delay," said the statement.