body of principles

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Some example entries are the body of principles for the protection of all persons under any form of detention or imprisonment, Convention of the Rights of the Child, exhaustion of remedies, just compensation, public emergency, Working Group on Indigenous Populations, and the World Trade Organization.
This is supported by Principle 19 of the Body of Principles for the Protection of All Persons under Any Form of Detention or Imprisonment, which states that "[a] detained or imprisoned person shall have the right to be visited by and to correspond with, in particular, members of his family and shall be given adequate opportunity to communicate with the outside world.
United Nations Body of Principles for the Protection of all Persons under Any Form of Detention or Imprisonment (12) (arguably evidence of customary international law); (13) and
explains the preeminent place of abortion in the body of principles known as "Catholic Social Teaching.
Catholic Social Thought is comprised of a body of principles that present a vision of a just society and that, at least in general terms, offer an approach to achieving that just society.
From this process will emerge a body of principles that ideally will guide statewide and local rebuilding efforts.
Catholic social teaching is developed through faith (inspired by Biblical revelation and Church tradition) and reason, as it contemplates natural law, the body of principles that arise from our unchanging human nature.
Body of Principles for the Protection of all Persons under any Form of Detention or Imprisonment states, "A detained or imprisoned person or his counsel shall have the right to make a request or complaint regarding his treatment, in particular, in case of torture or other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment, to the authorities responsible for the administration of the place of detention and to higher authorities and, when necessary, to appropriate authorities vested with reviewing or remedial power.
The international safeguards governing the treatment of all detainees facing criminal charges include those of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, to which the US is a party since 1992, and the UN Body of Principles for the Protection of All Persons under Any Form of Detention or Imprisonment.
Academic and business interests have collaborated to create a sophisticated body of principles and techniques for knowledge visualization and the use of artificial intelligence to make it possible to rapidly navigate the knowledge of the world.
The "constitution" that has often been opposed to "absolutism" was not in this period regarded as a fixed body of principles distinct from the law itself; it simply was that law as applied and elaborated, "a loose bundle of customary or conventional practices that defined kingship," and "a complex mass of particulars" (135).
s suggestive book one must take account of the fact that Lull's work was more than a theory of eloquence; his system must be understood as a body of principles and procedures aimed at the demonstration of the truth of the Catholic faith to nonbelievers.