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proportionality

1 in English court practice, the relatively new principle that costs of a case should be related to its importance and value. It has had a dramatic effects on cost recovery and the conduct of litigation.
2 for European law see SUBSIDIARITY.
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2,000 meters of insulation with mineral wool (proportionate with metal jacket),
"Ten minutes before the strike I stopped it, not proportionate to shooting down an unmanned drone.
The report ruled the man's actions posed an "immediate threat" to the safety of police officers and the use of the spray was "proportionate, necessary and justified".
He said till revolutionary reforms are made in the electoral system with emphasis on the proportionate electorate to send real representatives of people to assemblies, this system could never be changed.
- FFO adjusted net leverage sustained below 5x, based on proportionate consolidation
Announcing the consultation, a statement from DEFRA said: "We want to know what you think about our guidance on proportionate and effective use of fixed penalties for littering and related offences.
This divergence of practices is old and the FASB, the American standardization body, has never accepted proportionate consolidation as a valid option for the recognition of investments in joint ventures.
Commenting on the recent series of events in the Kandy district, in a joint statement the EU Ambassadors said they trust that any actions taken under the State of Emergency would be proportionate and respect constitutional rights and freedoms.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Dec 16 (ANI): The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Saturday attached immovable properties worth Rs 244.89 crore of Balasore Alloys Ltd in lieu of the proportionate share of Pramod Kumar Mittal and Global Steel Holding Ltd (GSHL) in the company, in connection with a case of defrauding the State Trading Corporation (STC).
Out of those candidates withdrawing from the local government elections, 5 of them contesting for representations in the wards and 2 from the proportionate representation.
In terms of your compliance program, it sets forth requirements for employee awareness and training, having well-designed policies covering the three areas and having reasonable and proportionate control measures in place.
Regarding total collection of amount by the CDNS, the official said that an amount of Rs.206 billion against the proportionate target of Rs 278 billion for year 2015-16 was collected by May 31.