impose restraint

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Accordingly, when the phone inevitably rings because a commander urgently wants to impose restraint, government counsel should question the commander to determine whether Soldier safety, or some other valid administrative purpose, is the primary motivator.
If the judiciary does not judiciously impose restraint on itself, the direction in which things may head would alarmingly resemble judicial tyranny, it concluded.
Hospital staff may not therefore "routinely" impose restraint, an inherently dangerous intervention, on an incapacitated individual whose legally authorized representative has consented to his or her treatment with medication and authorized the use of restraint.
No, the Government must impose restraint by, at the very least, taxing bonus pools and then clamping down on tax avoidance.
I feel that the situation will not improve until the directors of the entertainments industry impose restraint on their writers and the programmes over a period of many years.
If the central government had power and authority, it could try to impose restraint, although the persistent bloodshed in the Azerbaijan-Annenia conflict shows how futile such efforts could be.
We applaud Gordon Brown's decision to give up a pounds 2,000 pay rise and impose restraint on Cabinet colleagues and MPs.
It would no longer be a question of Congress' right, under the War Powers Act, to impose restraint on military activity in an area where hostilities are "imminent.
An importing country will only impose restraints if it can be established these are hurting similar products in its domestic industry.
It was our job to impose restraints on their finances and to investigate exactly how much they were able to obtain as a result of the scam.
impose restraints on the criminal, such as a jail sentence, not in order to reform him, but in order to make him bear the painful consequences of his action (or their equivalent) which he inflicted on his victims.
Jurisprudence has consistently upheld the government's right to impose restraints which regulate the time, place and manner of expression in public places," she further said.