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safe haven

noun area free from danger, area free from harm, area of protection, area out of danger, area screenedfrom danger, asylum, confined area, guaranteed safe area, harbor, place of safety, port, protected area, refuge, retreat, safe area, safe harbor, safeguarded area, sanctuary, secure area, shelter, sheltered area, shielded area, untreatened area
Associated concepts: safe haven in contracts, safe haven in statutes
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the Ohio safe haven statute unconstitutional--must be amended and filed
Safe haven laws are an attempt to address this issue.
PPDG's Sparkhill site manager Georgina Murphy said: "We started working with Safe Haven through the Entry 2 Employment (E2E) initiative because they support young people in the local community to engage with police officers and other authorities in a positive manner.
Safe Haven claims the UK court rulings do not answer the pressing, practical question of whether adequate assessments were actually undertaken by the Port Authority and whether planners could rely on those assessments in reality, having never seen them and not being certain that adequate assessments actually existed.
The Nebraska law is particularly vague on the impact of a parent's abandonment under the Safe Haven law, apart from providing for immunity from criminal prosecution, it's simply unclear what happens next to these children.
Up to 1,200 want safe haven after being tainted for working with British troops in southern Iraq, but Home Secretary Jacqui Smith is demanding checks which could take months.
But a brief passage in the State Department's voluminous 2005 and 2006 Country Reports on Terrorism that went largely unnoticed until now said Cuba "has stated that it will no longer provide safe haven to new U.
For a while, infants are delivered to safe havens, but dead newborns regularly turn up in all the usual places.
The Safe Haven Law allows mothers to leave their newborns at police departments and fire stations - without facing legal consequences.
The Safe Haven scheme aims to raise money to help the animals in the care of the RSPCA branch and encourages people to sponsor kennels or small animal or cat pens.
A major water company is now giving advice on how you can turn a section of your garden into a breeding ground fit for a hedgehog and, in turn, reward yourself with your very own pest controller because hedgehogs like to eat slugs and snails Colin Green, Severn Trent Water's environmental advisor, said: 'Hedgehogs will be on the look-out for a suitable, safe haven to have their babies from now until late summer.
The report also argues that safe haven laws enable individuals with no legal rights to abandon babies without the mothers' consent and deprive biological fathers of their legal right to care for their children.