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sufficiency

the question in the law of evidence as to whether a party has produced enough evidence that supports his case. In criminal cases in England and in Scotland, a failure to produce a sufficiency can result in a case being dismissed on a plea of NO CASE TO ANSWER. See CORROBORATION.
Collins Dictionary of Law © W.J. Stewart, 2006
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In February, the DA said it is no longer keen on shooting for a 100-percent rice sufficiency level due to the expected influx of rice imports under the new trade regime.
Baru said that at least a billion litre petrol laden cargoes were heading to Nigeria shores at the end of December which he noted would return the Country to a 30-day-plus sufficiency.
Both of these views are based on the notion of sufficiency, and are relatively new.
In contrast, sufficiency targets actions of individuals in relation to certain attitudes and values that they should adopt without direct reference to actual individual damage or issues of social justice.
The court also said it could not address this issue under the heading of ineffective assistance of counsel ("LAOC"), based on counsel's failure to preserve the sufficiency issue.
Bootstrap methods (EFRON; TIBSHIRANI, 1994) could be a great alternative to determine sampling sufficiency. Bootstrap is an intensive computational method based on resampling of original data that aims to improve inferences in small sampling (EDWARDS et al., 2011).
In doing so, the overall sufficiency of the college-related information is assessed, as well as the sufficiency of the information pertaining to different college-related attributes (e.g., tuition, financial aid, social activities, etc.).
Bandura's theory which he sperated into components as an expectation for self-sufficiency and result, according to these invetigators, is described as individual teaching sufficiency and common teaching sufficiency.
Audiences may have laughed at Barbara and Tom Good's attempts at self sufficiency in suburbia back in the '70s but it is not as hard as one thinks.
The context is Sufficiency and the conversation is What is Enough?
Isaiah's poem sets the choice that God's people are always making--free water, milk, and bread, or the rat-race of self sufficiency. "Seek the Lord" is an invitation to abandon self-sufficiency for life in the gospel.
Ten companies plan to build 11 sugar plants in different areas in the country to support the program to reach self sufficiency in the supply of the food product.