delay in execution

See: reprieve
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Raoul quitted the Palais-Royal full of ideas that admitted no delay in execution. He mounted his horse in the courtyard, and followed the road to Blois, while the marriage festivities of Monsieur and the princess of England were being celebrated with exceeding animation by the courtiers, but to the despair of De Guiche and Buckingham.
The petition further stated that the delay in execution of the project had caused a loss of Rs27.3 billion to the national exchequer.
ISLAMABAD -- An Accountability Court (AC) Friday reserved its judgment on a petition of Dr Baber Awan seeking his acquittal in a reference regarding delay in execution of Nandipur Power Project.
On query of Baber Awan, the witness said he had no knowledge about a summary of Nandipur Power Project received by the ministry on July 13, 2009.The court, later, adjourned the case till April 19, and also summoned two more witnesses and Imtiaz Gondal and Muhammad Naveed.It may be mentioned here that the National Accountability Bureau had filed a reference pertaining to delay in execution of Nandipur Power Project against above accused.
We will not tolerate any further delay in execution of these schemes and come onto streets for our rights,' tehsil councillor Mian Salahuddin told the house, which met with convener Sardar Liaquat Khassan in the chair in Balakot on Friday.
In case of delay in the execution of the contractual penalty is the price of products that the delay in execution of two per thousand per day during the first 2 days of delay, over the next two to six days per thousand per day of delay, followed by nine per thousand per day, but no more than twenty percent.
" Prolonged delay in execution of sentence of death has a dehumanising effect on the accused.
The quick reaction to this question, by some, is that a prisoner should not be allowed to take advantage of the "full and generous avenue of appeals" (which often take years, even decades, to exhaust) and then turn around and complain that the delay in execution violates his fundamental rights.
ISLAMABAD -- National Accountability Bureau (NAB)'s witness and a section officer of law ministry Friday informed an Accountability Court that former law minister Dr Baber Awan was not responsible for a delay in execution of Nandipur Power Project.
GILGIT -- Members from both the government and the opposition in the Gilgit-Baltistan Legislative Assembly on Wednesday expressed concern over delay in execution of cardiac hospital and Gilgit-Naltar expressway projects.
ISLAMABAD -- The Public Accounts Committee of the Parliament was informed on Tuesday that the cost of Nelum Jehlum Project was escalated to Rs 404 billions from Rs 15 billions due to delay in execution of the project.