unreasonable delay

See: laches
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The respondents said that because of the unreasonable delay, the ombudsman "is considered ousted of its jurisdiction" to file a case against them in court.
This is an unreasonable delay highlighting a lack of willingness on the part of [Israeli] authorities to conduct an effective investigation.
The judge was told by James Hodivala, for the ABC group, that there had been an unreasonable delay in the Government deciding whether the disruption was caused by socalled force majeure, and so was outside Southern's control.
The Act made it a civil offence to refuse to serve a person, to serve someone with unreasonable delay or to overcharge on the grounds of colour, race, or ethnic or national origins.
We should particularly stress the unreasonable delay in the adoption of regulations on scrap iron import as the most serious limiting factor in the production of our steel semi-finished products," says Makstil.
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (PPACA) does require a plan sold through a PPACA public exchange to offer "'a network that is sufficient in number and types of providers' so that 'all services will be accessible without unreasonable delay,'" the analysts write, quoting the text of the statute.
To prevail, a respondent must establish that there was undue or unreasonable delay by the petitioner in asserting its rights and that prejudice to the respondent resulted from that delay.
There had been unreasonable delay to respond to our requests and so we have, up to date, not yet signed our auditors report for the year ended June 30, 2014.
Qureshi informed that the butchers community has already filed a petition with the Islamabad High Court (IHC) against unreasonable delay in the execution of the project as well as shifting of the site.
The ruling was a blow to movie studios, which have long relied on the legal doctrine of unreasonable delay to prevent distant relatives and estates from bringing copyright claims years or decades after movies have been released.
In a March 14 letter to health plans, officials at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services said that all plans sold in 2015 on the exchange run by the federal government will have to meet a "reasonable access" standard, meaning that they must have a sufficient number and type of providers in their networks to ensure that patients have access to all services without unreasonable delay.
In a March 14 letter to health plans, officials at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services said that all plans sold in 2015 on the exchange run by the federal government must meet a "reasonable access" standard, meaning that they must have a sufficient number and type of providers in their networks to ensure that patients have access to all services without unreasonable delay.