Collateral issue

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COLLATERAL ISSUE, practice, pleading. Where a criminal convict pleads any matter, allowed by law, in bar of execution; as pregnancy, a pardon, and the like.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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But whatever the NAIC decides to do or not to do, when one listens to reinsurance business leaders talk about the collateral issue, one thing is apparent: The debate will continue until a universal set of global regulatory standards is in place.
The workers' security of tenure, he added, would be 'a collateral issue.'
The collateral issue has been before the NAIC for years.
(12) Current Joint Committee case procedures raise the collateral issue of the validity of a Form 870 or Form 870-AD for the carryback year if subsequently a Form 872 is required for the same year.
The directive may put pressure on the collateral issue, but "several preliminary steps need to occur before the trade question is legitimate.
The sex video is a collateral issue that demonstrates the emergence of the use and abuse of technology,'' she said in a text message to reporters.
Turning finally to the generation-skipping transfer tax, they consider terminology, generation-skipping transfers, computation of the generation-skipping transfer tax, and collateral issues. (Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR)
Jimenez added there are "a lot of collateral issues to use of the narco list but none of those affect both the Comelec nor the status of the candidates.
But many lawyers lose sight of that and spend their openings instead talking about collateral issues or minor details.
Executive director, Personal Banking, Victor Etuokwu, said, 'Acquiring loans in Nigeria has always been known to be limiting - either due to access, collateral issues, including the duration of the approval process.
Responding to the bewilderment expressed at the outcome of the Ghomeshi case, Benedet says that the "core allegations" of the complainants were deemed less important in the end than the "collateral issues," which ultimately hijacked the case.