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OPPOSITION, practice. The act of a creditor who, declares his dissent to a debtor's being discharged under the insolvent laws.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Bizenjo further noted that 55 opposition senators had participated in a meeting held on Thursday - a number that was enough to de-seat the Senate chairman.
The resolution with regard to the senate chairman will be submitted after signatures from the opposition senators, Bizenjo said.
Minister said immature leaders of the opposition parties were making a hue and cry over non-issues and trying to escape their fathers from accountability process, however, the PTI government would not succumb to such tactics and cases against the corrupt would be continued till their logical end.
Earlier, ruckus marred the national assembly session when PML-N leaders staged a protest for over the failure to produce PML-N President and Leader of the Opposition Shehbaz Sharif on time.
'The call for protest would have been much effective had the government invited the opposition to participate in it,' she said.
Quite contrary to what he said, the government is not taking along opposition on issues of national concern.
'The government is ready to provide containers to the opposition for holding protests.
Fawad Chaudhry said that according to PM, rallies will expose the opposition to the public as it will show that opposition does not hold street power and people are fed up of them.
Opposition parties had earlier this month submitted a no-confidence resolution against Senate Chairman Sanjrani, along with a requisition to summon a session to put a motion of no-confidence to vote.
Sherry Rehman, a senior leader of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) told reporters that the opposition senators had a meeting on Monday which, she claimed, was attended by 62 lawmakers.
The PIL had sought direction to Lok Sabha Speaker regarding the appointment of Leader of opposition for the 17th Lok Sabha.
She said the opposition had displayed an immature attitude during Parliament's session's proceedings and they even did not bother to listen to Budget 2019-20 patiently, adding the criticism of opposition was always about non issues.