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VIGILANCE. Proper attention in proper time.
     2. The law requires a man who has a claim to enforce it in proper time, while the adverse party has it in his power to defend himself; and if by his neglect to do so, he cannot afterwards establish such claim, the maxim vigilantibus non dormientibus leges subserviunt, acquires full force in such case. For example, a claim not sued for within the time required by the acts of limitation, will be presumed to be paid; and the mere possession of corporeal real property, as if in fee simple, and without admitting any other ownership for sixty years, is a sufficient title against all the world, and cannot be impeached by any dormant claim. See 3 Bl. Com. 196, n; 4 Co. 11 b. Vide Twenty years.

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Aduba, a retired police commissioner, said that the vigilance groups should be built into the security system of Nigeria because of their spread and good knowledge of the language peculiarities of the places they operate.
According to Sialkot Deputy Commissioner Dr Farrukh Naveed, the vigilance group consisted of 15 male and female members, having representation from youth, service delivery channels, civil society organisations and the media.
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Under these regulations a National Pharmaco vigilance centre will be establish to collect data of adverse drugs reactions, as a continuous monitoring and vigilance of marketed drugs, in line with international practices, for patient safety.
Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala's Leader of Opposition, Ramesh Chennithala, on Sunday hit out at Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan for not appointing a full-time chief of the Vigilance Department, alleging this omission was intended to scuttle a few cases before it.
The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh released the 7th edition of the Vigilance Manual of Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) here today.
THE coal sector has improved its system to curb corruption by introducing GPS- fitted trucks to carry coal from mines to destination and geo- fencing their land to counter theft of the valuable natural resource, the Central Vigilance Commissioner said on Monday.
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PESHAWAR -- The Inspector General of Police Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Nasir Khan Durrani has constituted seven vigilance teams comprising of high ranking police officers for the local bodies election being held in the province on 30 May.
MANILA -- To help avert any untoward incident, Senator Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel III on Tuesday called for public vigilance during Pope Francis' fiveday visit to the country.
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