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SUSPENSION. A temporary stop of a right, of a law, and the like.
     2. In times of war the habeas corpus act maybe suspended by lawful authority.
     3. There may be a suspension of an officer's duties or powers, when he is charged with crimes. Wood's Inst. 510.
     4. Suspension of a right in an estate is a partial extinguishment, or an extinguishment for a time. It differs from an extinguishment in this. A suspended right may be revived; one extinguished is absolutely dead. Bac. Ab. Extinguishment, A.
     5. The suspension of a statute for a limited time operates so as to prevent its operation for the time, but it hits not the effect of a repeal. 3 Dall. 365.

SUSPENSION, Scotch law. That form of law by which the effect of a sentence- condemnatory, that has not yet received execution, is stayed or postponed, till the cause be again considered. Ersk. Prin. L. Scotl. 4, 3, 5. Suspension is competent also, even where there is no decree, for putting a stop to any illegal act whatsoever. Id. 4, 3, 7.
     2. Letters of suspension bear the form of a summons, which contains a warrant to cite the charger, Ib.

SUSPENSION, eccl. law. An ecclesiastical censure, by which a spiritual person is either interdicted tho exercise of his ecclesiastical function, or hindered from receiving the profits of his benefice. It may be partial or total; for a limited time, or forever, when it is called deprivation or amotion. Ayl. Parerg. 501.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The NYSE suspended trading in the Company's common stock effective April 26.
The Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) suspended trading on Liberty Telecoms Holdings Inc.
The stock was trading down 40 percent at EUR0.12 before the CMVM suspended trading at 3:42 p.m.
DFM has suspended trading of one foreign listed company, Al Madina for Finance & Investment, which missed the deadline to disclose its quarterly statements, it said.
temporarily suspended trading of 10-year government bonds futures due to a system error, but resumed trading at 10:55 a.m.
(TSX VENTURE:PGB), a company engaged in the exploration, development and production of petroleum and natural gas in Canada, has suspended trading in the shares of the company.
Meanwhile, DFM suspended trading on eight foreign companies that missed the deadline to provide the exchange with the financial statements as per the UAE Securities and commodities Authority (SCA) and DFM requirements.
On Wednesday, Ireland suspended trading in shares in Irish Life & Permanent until tomorrow, while trading in Bank of Ireland (ISE:BKIR) and Allied Irish Banks (ISE:ALBK) was suspended until today.