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Div Singh, Senior Partner at Sydney Mitchell, said: "We have had excellent results again this year with the firm maintaining its ranking in Tier 1 for our Contentious Probate work and 21 lawyers recommended.
He added their committee will submit its reports to the Committee on Contentious Issues, headed by the leading member of the Popular Congress Party, Kamal Hassan Omer.
The contentious voters who will not register within the prescribed period will not be added to the voters' list.
The House of People's Representatives (HPR) had suspended the discussion of this bill on June 2 because of contentious points contained in the text.
Its origins lie in the law of ancient Rome, which appears to have divided judicial actions into two forms: iurisdictio contentiosa and iurisdictio voluntaria, or contentious and "voluntary" jurisdiction.
Chairman Baburam Bhattarai of the Political Dialogue and Consensus Committee, a CA committee responsible for settling the contentious issues of the new constitution, has intensified cross- party talks to bridge the gap.
Political scientist Dan Slater addresses this question in his fascinating book Ordering Power: Contentious Politics and Authoritarian Leviathans in Southeast Asia.
Students of social movements and contentious politics are now reading a "fresh from the oven" edition of what almost two decades ago became an "instant classic".
Contentious trust and probate matters involving disputed estates and inheritances are on the increase at the moment, but they require extremely careful handling.
The source said Razzaq had been asked to explain his contentious remarks to the media and was reminded that as a centrally contracted player he was bound by the code of conduct for all players.
I would hope that it's not a contentious matter," E Online quoted Fields as telling the Los Angeles Times.
Summary: The contentious issue of appointments to a host of civil service positions is "85 percent" completed, according to State Minister Panos Manjian.