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SANCTUARY. A place of refuge, where the process of the law cannot be executed.
     2. Sanctuaries may be divided into religious and civil. The former were very common in Europe; religious houses affording protection from arrest to all persons, whether accused of crime, or pursued for debt. This kind was never known in the United States.
     3. Civil sanctuary, or that protection which is afforded to a man by his own house, was always respected in this country. The house protects the owner from the service of all civil process in the first instance but not if he is once lawfully arrested and takes refuge in his own house. Vide Door; House.
     4. No place affords protection from arrest in criminal cases; a man may, therefore, be arrested in his own house in such cases, and the doors may be broken for the purpose of making the arrest. Vide Arrest in criminal cases.

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When animals retire from labs and circuses and other sources of exploitation, accredited sanctuaries provide the best possible care.
For as much as we tend to complain about how our neighbors hunt their ground, with them being sloppy hunters, killing everything that moves, sanctuaries can turn those same people into our best friends.
The mobile signals in these sanctuaries are low and connectivity poor, which helps people to re- connect with nature and oneself.
The contract work announced recently will be done by RSIS' Science and Engineering Division, which already is performing a range of activities for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency (NOAA), the parent of the National Marine Sanctuaries Division.
Sanctuaries therefore prohibited oil drilling and salvaging but little else.
Of the current 13 marine sanctuaries, 6 of them were designated within the last 6 years.
Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to the sole purpose of strengthening and supporting the work of animal sanctuaries/rescues worldwide.
The environment ministry will consider proposals sent by the state for notifying the limits of ESZs of about 13 wildlife sanctuaries and a national park on a " case- to- case basis", officials said on Monday.
Bidders may bid on one sanctuary s work only, or as many as all three sanctuaries work; however, bidders must bid a lump sum for all associated elements of the Scope of Work for each sanctuary.
Sanctuary as "exposure" has all but ceased in some European countries due to the brute force of the state in the form of the "storming" of sanctuaries.
The truth is, sanctuaries cannot provide the high level of care and interaction available in accredited zoos and are therefore more appropriate for elephants who have no other options for long-term care.
Weymouth, Birmingham and Scarborough also host otter sanctuaries.