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INVIOLABILITY. That which is not to be violated. The persons of ambassadors are inviolable. See Ambassador.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The church's updated teaching states that capital punishment is "inadmissible because it is an attack on the inviolability and dignity of the person."
The "inviolability" or indissolubility of marriage is the legal or divine refined product of the long struggle to maintain and sustain the sanctity of family life and the piety and righteousness of marriage as divine and constitutional institutions.
The court found that a prolonged vagueness in legislative drafting, which results in a group of people in society not having security in how a life situation will work out, and which interpretation of the law an official will choose when solving a situation regarding them, infringes the inviolability of the private life of a person and might result in damage to a person's dignity.
NNA - Tensions on the Crimean peninsular soared have after Vladimir Putin put the Russian army on high alert and Nato officials warned they would back the inviolability of [UkraineA's] frontiers.
The most important source of knowledge about the human body in the early medieval legal codes of Germanic people, explains Tyszka, are the regulation on varied crimes against the integrality and inviolability of the living human body.
"This is the first step toward extending the privacy and inviolability of official posts," Rousseff said.
Mr Haq added that "the inviolability of diplomatic missions", including the United Nations and other international organisations, has been well-established international law.
The bikers came from all over the world and took part in an unrelated, two-day pro life rally to commemorate a 1995 encyclical on the inviolability of human life.
According to the statement, the drone activity " contravenes all universally accepted existing international norms relating to sovereignty and inviolability of air space of sovereign countries and the basic purposes of peaceful and friendly relations that should exist among sovereign states."
Cabral added that: "The members of the Security Council recalled the fundamental principle of the inviolability of diplomatic and consular premises and the obligation of host governments, to take all appropriate steps to protect diplomatic and consular premises against any intrusion or damage and prevent any disturbance of the peace of these missions or impairment of their dignity " The council members called Syria to take all necessary measures to protect diplomatic missions and their members //Petra// SF//R Q// 16/11/2011 - 11:22:58 AM
UNRWA expressed its concern over this event and voiced its protest since these activities run counter to the inviolability of United Nations premises and violate its principles of neutrality and impartiality.
PDM expressed total solidarity with all the students and staff of this university and reaffirmed commitment to the inviolability of the university that must remain apart from any kind of violence and be preserved against extremism and backwardness.