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REFUSAL. The act of declining to receive or to do something.
     2. A grantee may refuse a title, vide Assent; one appointed executor may refuse to act as such. la some cases, a neglect to perform a duty which the party is required by law or his agreement to do, will amount to a refusal.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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* Institutional refusals pose particularly serious dangers for society, because institutions have more power and reach than individuals, often have captive audiences or few or no competitors, and can use their power to undermine public programs and policies.
Others featured in the refusals' column include Charsadda with 538 cases, Swabi with 249 and Mardan.
| Whitchurch, Erw Las, CF14 - 90 places, 2 refusals.
'We had brought down refusal cases to 332 in June 2019.
The families' refusal from administering anti-polio vaccines not only put their children in danger of getting polio, but also to others.
Refusal letters are written as form letters and usually only provide the most general reasons for the refusal.
Supreme Court rules next year on a religious refusal case that started in 2012 at a bakery in Lakewood, Colorado, its decision could have reverberations in Texas.
"The refusal rate of 35% is still too high and points to a continued overbearing risk aversion by the main banks.
The data reveals that total target for the 24 districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in the January campaign held from Jan 11 to 13 was 5274464 out of which 5273457 have been vaccinated so far while campaign was on to cover the rest of the missed and refusal children.
Likewise, 11% of the respondents reported an increase in vaccine refusal, compared with the prior 12 months, whereas 23% reported a decrease and 66% reported a similar frequency.
The percentage of pediatricians reporting vaccination refusals increased from 74.5% to 87.0%.
Follow-up instructions should be provided to the patient regarding warning signs and symptoms of deterioration for possible emergent conditions, and instructions on how and when to access further medical care.[9] This study revealed that the highest percentage of refusals occurred during the night.