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He asked the government to ensure that the law should not be misused.
Among people who misused opioids only 1-29 days of the year, 54.
The Members' Bill will give loca pow bad bee or con thaI up a review li t h local authorities the power to cancel badges which have been reported lost stolen and confiscate badges that are misused.
Individuals who misused prescription stimulants for weight loss frequently differed from those who did not in terms of their motivation for weight loss.
The remainder of Part I provides a detailed summary of how the Joyce Estate misused copyright in an attempt to squelch scholarly speech and how the defense of copyright misuse eventually helped protect such speech.
While admitting that the anti-gay law had been misused in the past, Moily complimented the Delhi High Court for a well-research, well-documented, well-argued judgement of decriminalising homosexuality.
However, certain medications are widely misused and should be listed among the misused narcotics," he said.
Circuit held that the plaintiff had misused a software copyright when it
Under a plain reading of the statute, Congress left the taxation of settlement funds to Treasury's discretion, and the latter had not misused the delegated power.
8), and the odds of obtaining treatment for substance abuse among those who had misused drugs or alcohol were elevated in the six months after delivery (1.
The group homes and foster family agencies that care for most of Los Angeles County's foster children have misused more than $9 million in taxpayer funds since 1998, paying off debts at Las Vegas casinos, buying lingerie and even paying for the cremation of an executive's father-in-law, county audits reveal.
Digital Guardian will be used to safeguard corporate data on their corporate network, laptops, PCs and servers through monitoring and preventing confidential data from being misused by automatically enforcing established business policies.