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lacuna

a gap, a case not provided for by a statute or in a document.
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Leave laws alone being infested with lacunas. They are insufficient to fulfil societal needs and prone to whims.
He had already set up a task force, which was working round the clock to remove lacunas in the law, making it compatible with the ground realities in tribal areas.
During the hours' long proceeding, the top court after raising question on lacunas in anti terrorism law observed that it is the responsibility of legislature to clarify these lacunas.
It has been said in the review petition that there are lacunas in apex court verdict and the court has not examined the complete record.
The former president was also anti death sentence on pretext that the prosecuting system in the country has many lacunas that many innocent are given death sentences.
The senate standing committee on NHS was briefed that the process of appointment of permanent VC at Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Medical University was delayed due to legal lacunas in the university act.
A 12-member committee was also formed at the meeting to review lacunas in the law by studying the proposed bill and the act passed by the assembly.
He pointed that such controversial laws should be repealed or amended in way that all lacunas could be removed as they are craft of various dictatorial regimes aiming at narrow political goals.
Sources said the university was functional under ministry of Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD) which during the separation of university and PIMS hospital left the legal lacunas in legislation.
However, he added, there were still lacunas and loopholes in the overall arrangement involving everything to make the extravaganza befitting and those inadequacies would be removed.