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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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ANGLESEY Spent: PS245,135 Longest suspension: 590 days BLAENAU GWENT Refused the request, saying: "We do not hold this information as our system does not record this level of detail."
The newly-appointed inspector heading this police station as SHO was having four criminal records besides facing five-time suspensions and two-time dismissal.
Suspension control is based on electromagnetic force, which couples the electromagnetic force, the suspension gap and the electromagnet coil current together (Zhou, Hansen, and D F, C H, and Li 2010).
The report by Texans Care for Children also said that more than 36,000 students received out-of-school suspensions during that time.
Hacioglu, "Backstepping control of a vehicle with active suspensions," Control Engineering Practice, vol.
'I believe, given the Supreme Court decisions on the matter, the Supreme Court has been very consistent on this that preventive suspension is mandatory,' Tang said.
In this paper, a full-structure decoupling suspension control schemeis originally proposed to decouple the half-car suspension into independent front and rear standard quarter-car suspensions.
On another matter, Ponzoli said the committee has decided that no change is needed to disciplinary rules regarding 91days and longer rehabilitative suspensions. Instead, he said a better job needs to be done to educate both Bar members and the public about those longer suspensions, including that the suspensions are not automatically ended and affected Bar members must prove rehabilitation before allowed to practice again.
Charlotte, N.C.-based Fontaine Modification Vocational Services has partnered with Simard Suspensions to install and distribute the Canadian manufacturer's patented AMS twin-steer front suspension products in the United States and Mexico.
Bhave, "Effect of connecting the front and rear air suspensions of a vehicle on the transmissibility of road undulation inputs," Vehicle System Dynamics, vol.