in abeyance

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The Sandiganbayan Fifth Division has denied the motion filed by Danao City Mayor Ramonito Duterte Durano III, the second cousin of President Duterte, to hold in abeyance any further action on his administrative case.
ISLAMABAD -- An accountability court of Islamabad Thursday postponed hearing against Finance Minister Ishaq Dar till January 2, due to stay order issued by Islamabad High Court (IHC) to stop proceedings against him in abeyance.
She said they have a lot of these letters held in abeyance.
As all the petitions related to the contempt of court, therefore, to the extent of respondent Khadim Hussain, the process is kept in abeyance till determination of his involvement in the commission of the alleged contempt of Court', the learned apex court said in its order.
Nine chapters are: transnational nationalism; transnational field and frames; waves of contention; a quantitative reevaluation of radical flank effects within nonviolent campaigns; ono shaming this sluto; home is where activism thrives; humor, collective identity, and framing in the new atheist movement; how social movements matter; social movements in abeyance in non-democracies.
The negotiations are presently in abeyance in view of review of the model text of BIPA.
Muscat: The Majlis Al Shura has welcomed His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said's order to postpone the Council of Ministers' decision, keeping in abeyance the economic laws to regulate the market.
Pervez Musharraf ha committed five acts of high treason as mentioned in the government complaint: First, on Nov 3, 2007, in his capacity as Chief of Army Staff (COAS), he issued a proclamation in his own name to hold the constitution in abeyance.
An officer on the Vikramaditya's crew said several decisions on systems had been held in abeyance as a result of Russian prevarications on documentation and the very real possibility that additional requests would drive up the cost of the platform itself.
Expressing mistrust over the Chief Justice of Pakistan, the former army chief requested the apex court to constitute the full court minus CJP Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry to hear five identical petitions against him for subverting the constitution and holding it in abeyance, reports the Daily Times.
The Welsh Government's transport department have requested the Cilmedw application be held in abeyance until the outstanding matters are resolved.
RETURN OF THE JEDI (1983) With the 5 Empire held in abeyance, Luke, Han and Leia kicked back in the Ewok village in the sixth Star Wars movie.