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PROSCRIBED, civil law. Among the Romans, a man was said to be proscribed when a reward was offered for his head; but the term was more usually applied to those who were sentenced to some punishment which carried with it the consequences of civil death. Code, 9; 49.

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In the petition, the ordinance has been promulgated wherein authority of declaring proscribed has been given to the United Nations.
Det Chf Supt Dominic Scally, head of Counter Terrorism Policing for the North West, said: "Today's arrest forms part of a wider operation into the activities of a proscribed organisation.
Both convicts Khalay Gul S/O Niaz Min Gul and Nazar Moon S/O Akimoon were members of proscribed organization.
In the official list of proscribed organisations, National Action is described as a "racist neo-Nazi group" established in 2013.
Sajid s/o Ibrahim Khan was a member of proscribed organisation.
National Action was proscribed as a terrorist organisation in the UK in December 2016.
An order laid in Parliament today will proscribe Scottish Dawn and NS131 (National Socialist Anti-Capitalist Action) as aliases of National Action which was proscribed in December 2016.
Police said the four soldiers were arrested "on suspicion of being concerned in the commission, preparation and instigation of acts of terrorism under Section 41 of the Terrorism Act 2000 - namely on suspicion of being a member of a proscribed organisation.
A number members of have been the Terrorism being associated proscribed group.
Summary: Personnel suspected of being part of National Action, which was proscribed as a terrorist organisation in December
The woman was arrested on suspicion of distributing terrorist material and inviting support for a proscribed organisation.
Participating banks shall ensure that transactions conducted under this mechanism are not proscribed and do not involve individuals/entities proscribed under international sanctions.