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SUSPENSION. A temporary stop of a right, of a law, and the like.
     2. In times of war the habeas corpus act maybe suspended by lawful authority.
     3. There may be a suspension of an officer's duties or powers, when he is charged with crimes. Wood's Inst. 510.
     4. Suspension of a right in an estate is a partial extinguishment, or an extinguishment for a time. It differs from an extinguishment in this. A suspended right may be revived; one extinguished is absolutely dead. Bac. Ab. Extinguishment, A.
     5. The suspension of a statute for a limited time operates so as to prevent its operation for the time, but it hits not the effect of a repeal. 3 Dall. 365.

SUSPENSION, Scotch law. That form of law by which the effect of a sentence- condemnatory, that has not yet received execution, is stayed or postponed, till the cause be again considered. Ersk. Prin. L. Scotl. 4, 3, 5. Suspension is competent also, even where there is no decree, for putting a stop to any illegal act whatsoever. Id. 4, 3, 7.
     2. Letters of suspension bear the form of a summons, which contains a warrant to cite the charger, Ib.

SUSPENSION, eccl. law. An ecclesiastical censure, by which a spiritual person is either interdicted tho exercise of his ecclesiastical function, or hindered from receiving the profits of his benefice. It may be partial or total; for a limited time, or forever, when it is called deprivation or amotion. Ayl. Parerg. 501.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Only 40% of suspended doctors will return to work, even after being exonerated, and a suspension can result in lowered self-esteem and depression, said the report.
However, when Kamran Yousaf, the defence correspondent at The Express Tribune, replied to Singh's tweet, his Twitter handle was immediately suspended.
Power supply would remain suspended from 132KV Mansehra Transmission Line on August 8 from 09:00am to 04:00pm, resultantly during this period additional load shading would be carried out on 11KV feeders emanating from 132 KV Haripur , Havelian, Abbotabad, HMC Nothiagali consumers of 11KV feeder would face inconveniences.
Last year, EXEN Asim Rasheed was suspended for submitting non-certified engineering degree of the Pakistan Engineering Council at the time of his appointment as the sub-divisional office 17 years ago.
'Despite numerous warnings the suspended teachers didn't show seriousness toward their duties thus the education department has suspended them from service.' The notification reads.
According to details, Additional Director Ahmed Mumtaz Bajwa, Assistant Directors Ali Arsalan Haider and Faisal Manzoor were suspended for three months.
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