unreasonable delay

See: laches
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30 after the coalition sued in January, claiming an unreasonable delay in response.
That BOR engaged in an unreasonable delay toward completion of the ROD Program, and that a more expeditious consideration of the facts and circumstances should occur;
Most states simply require notification in the "most expeditious time possible and without unreasonable delay.
There had been unreasonable delay to respond to our requests and so we have, up to date, not yet signed our auditors report.
The committee has also scheduled more focus group panel discussions in the days to come on Alternative Dispute Resolution, reforms in Civil Laws and the role of bar in providing the speedy and effective justice and curbing practices that cause unnecessary and unreasonable delay in dispensation of justice in the country.
Qureshi informed that the butchers community has already filed a petition with the Islamabad High Court (IHC) against unreasonable delay in the execution of the project as well as shifting of the site.
The ruling was a blow to movie studios, which have long relied on the legal doctrine of unreasonable delay to prevent distant relatives and estates from bringing copyright claims years or decades after movies have been released.
In a March 14 letter to health plans, officials at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services said that all plans sold in 2015 on the exchange run by the federal government will have to meet a "reasonable access" standard, meaning that they must have a sufficient number and type of providers in their networks to ensure that patients have access to all services without unreasonable delay.
In a March 14 letter to health plans, officials at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services said that all plans sold in 2015 on the exchange run by the federal government must meet a "reasonable access" standard, meaning that they must have a sufficient number and type of providers in their networks to ensure that patients have access to all services without unreasonable delay.
PhonepayPlus' director of operations Jo Prowse said: "118 services must tell consumers what the price is when they promote their services and consumers that call directory enquiries should be able to get the number they are looking for without any unreasonable delay.
The court once again held that " undue, inordinate and unreasonable delay in execution of death sentence is a torture".
On January 5, 2013, a three-judge panel of VAS revoked Todorova's appeal, thereby confirming her dismissal over the unreasonable delay of proceedings.