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abolish

to terminate the legal effect of some provision or doctrine.
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'Singapore authorities usually follow a 'tit-for-tat' move, and since Malaysia initiated the abolishment, there may be a chance for the Second Link crossing to be toll-free in future,' said the technician.
Regarding the movement, leaders said it would remained continue till abolishment of FCR and merger of Fata into KP.
The minister stressed in particular that the abolishment of the death penalty, the most contentious of the reform bills, should be implemented immediately in the interests of "more humane and more efficient justice."Aa
''The government has kept saying it won't postpone'' the abolishment of the full guarantee of deposits at failed banks, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yasuo Fukuda separately told reporters.
Two public universities that will not be significantly impacted by the UUCA's abolishment, in terms of campus elections, are the International Islamic University and Universiti Teknologi Mara.
The abolishment was decided in 2009, giving an eight-year grace period to those who had prepared for the test to change their study plans accordingly, it added.
''As the only nation in the world to have been bombed with atomic weapons, it is high time that Japan work for the earliest possible realization of the abolishment of nuclear weapons,'' the statement added.
The government has already fulfilled some of the pledges, including the abolishment of the Goods and Services Tax (GST), stabilising the petrol price and reassessment of mega infrastructure projects, such as the Malaysia-Singapore High Speed Rail, East Coast Rail Link and Mass Rapid Transit 3 (MRT3) projects.
LAHORE, July 27, 2011 (Balochistan Times): Director Labour Welfare Punjab has said that as a result of 18th amendment, after abolishment of concurrent list, there is no change in the enforcement of labour laws including factories act, payment of wages law, standing orders ordinance of workers compensation law and minimum wages law.
The minister added that one side calls for the abolishment of the international tribunal and the other insist on keeping it.
''Our movement is not targeted simply at the abolishment of the death penalty in Japan or in countries where still it prevails,'' Shizuka Kamei, head of the Japan Parliamentary League Against the Death Penalty, told reporters at the Foreign Correspondents Club of Japan in Tokyo.
The Security Offences (Special Measures) Act 2012 (Sosma) has been instrumental in assisting law enforcement agencies in their fight against terrorism and extremism in the country, despite calls for abolishment.