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CIRCUMVENTION, torts, Scotch law. Any act of fraud whereby a person is reduced to a deed by decree. Tech. Dict. It has the same sense in the civil law. Dig. 50, 17, 49 et 155; Id. 12, 6, 6, 2; Id. 41, 2, 34. Vide Parphrasis.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Title 37, Part 201, Subchapter A: S201.40 Exemptions to prohibition against circumvention. In Electronic Code of Federal Regulations.
This is especially true for those at the lower end of the socioeconomic spectrum who may not have the financial resources or technical know-how to use circumvention tools.
Circumvention of patents and its effect on quality, safety and efficacy of medicines
The treaties address the problems posed by the possible circumvention of technologies, such as encryption, which will be used to protect copyrighted works in the digital environment and to secure on-line licensing systems.
He also drew attention to a series of shady appointments at the Customs Agency, stressing that officials were no longer hired on the basis of competitions but through various schemes allowing the circumvention of statutory requirements.
The European Renewable Ethanol Association (ePURE) asked the European Commission, on 29 January, to take steps to halt the circumvention by American bioethanol exporters of EU anti-dumping duties on imported US fuel ethanol, in place since February 2013.
ethanol entering EU via Norway: The European Biofuel Renewable Ethanol Association (ePure) has requested the European Commission to take action against what it claims is the circumvention of EU anti-dumping duties on U.S.
However, cheap American biodiesel has continued to be sold on the European market, and in June 2010 the EBB lodged a new complaint calling for circumvention procedures to be launched.
"The regime must not bet on regional changes and its circumvention and security solution.
circumvention of effective technological measures in connection with the
RBI in a letter sent to the finance ministry has highlighted the fact that there is a need to check " circumvention of FDI norms by international tobacco companies and their conduits", sources said.
Heather Wakefield, of Unison, said: "Home care workers have no option but to travel between clients, and not paying them for this time is a cynical circumvention of minimum wage law.