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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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One of the men was subsequently charged with supporting a proscribed organisation and assisting in the preparation of an act of terrorism.
The militants, he claimed, were members of the proscribed Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan.
Invite support for a proscribed organisation but the support is not restricted to the provision of money or other property.
He said the police questioned him in relation to being a member of up to 10 proscribed groups including Islam4UK and Need4Khalifah.
Under the bill, the money or property owned or controlled by a proscribed organization or person shall be frozen or seized.
According to the Daily Times, the military said any event was banned because the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) was still a proscribed organization.
Home Secretary Theresa May said she was satisfied the group was "simply another name for an organisation already proscribed under a number of names" including Al Ghurabaa, The Saved Sect, Al Muhajiroun and Islam4UK.
The home secretary said: "The organisation was proscribed in 2006 for glorifying terrorism and we are clear it should not be able to continue these activities by simply changing its name.
Councillor Aled Roberts of Wrexham ( North Wales list candidate) and John Dixon (South Wales Central) were debarred from taking their seats because at election-time , they served on proscribed public bodies.
Proscribed Royalist 1651 by Sir John Everett Millais is the first painting by a member of the Pre-Raphaelite brotherhood to enter the collection since 1989, when the portrait of Mrs Joseph Chamberlain, also by Millais, was acquired.
It is already proscribed under two other names -- Al Ghurabaa and The Saved Sect," he said.
Diwaniya, 26 August: Diwaniya s previous Provincial Council proscribed around $43 million on fruitless projects, the head of the new Council s reconstruction committee said on Wednesday.