means of restraint

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At every meal, moral influence alone restrains the more violent among them from cutting the throats of the rest; but the effect of that influence is reduced to an absolute certainty, and is found, even as a means of restraint, to say nothing of it as a means of cure, a hundred times more efficacious than all the strait-waistcoats, fetters, and handcuffs, that ignorance, prejudice, and cruelty have manufactured since the creation of the world.
An official from the Islamic Jihad told Gulf News that his movement's cadre had been instructed to employ the highest means of restraint and discipline and to never to act on their own.
monitoring as a means of restraint in criminal cases routinely use them in situations where individuals have been charged with sexually related crimes.
were first introduced as a means of restraint, they worked within the procedural framework of the criminal justice system.
One of them was Sam Bawden, who used wholly inappropriate, excessive and unlawful means of restraint.
Mechanical means of restraint may not be used during transfer of a mental health care user or within a health establishment unless pharmacological or other means of calming, physical means of restraint or seclusion of the user are inadequate to ensure that the user does not harm him- or herself or others.
2] During drying, torsional forces would be applied via the mechanical couple generated between sequential layers of stickers or by other means of restraint.
21) This states that operators of care facilities (22) must not use physical, chemical or other means of restraint to restrict the freedom of movement of an adult who lives in that facility unless: all alternatives have been exhausted; the restraint is as minimal as possible; the patient/substitute decision-maker and a physician approve a plan devised by another health care provider agreeing that it is in the patient's best interest or for the protection of others; and the need for restraint is periodically reassessed.
Twice in 14 first-half minutes, the left-back resorted to illegal means of restraint - a late lunge then a daft tug.
These belts were originally designed to control physically violent defendants for whom no other means of restraint by law enforcement agents was possible," said Elizabeth Schroeder, assistant executive director of the ACLU-Southern California.
He believed, however, in the ability of humans to allay these disasters with reasoning and logical means of restraint.