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redress the balance

Readjust matters, restore equilibrium, as in If our party wins in a few big cities, it will redress the balance of urban and rural interests in the House . [Mid-1800s]
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Children's Minister James Reilly said it was a matter for the commission to recommend at any time whether any survivors should receive redress.
CPGRAMS is a Government of India portal aimed at providing the citizens with a platform for redress of their grievances.
The grievance redress mechanism specifically seeks to address such concerns and ensure compliance at the project level before they escalate and greater harm is done.
The redress schemes provide that safety net, and as well as help maintaining high standards across letting agencies, will give tenants the extra confidence that they are getting a fair deal.
The redress scheme was approved by CPP customers in a vote last year and it became effective on January 31 this year after being sanctioned by the High Court.
Mirzha de Manuel Aramendia, director of capital markets policy at CFA Institute and co-author of the report, said, "Despite recent regulatory reform, misselling remains a top concern for investors and in many countries, supervision has so far largely ignored redress and focused only on fining misconduct.
However we are hearing about more and more problems with the scheme and concerns about its appropriateness in providing adequate redress for small business holders.
Alternatively, if they say that they did not give you alternative redress write to them and ask the question and say that you want the answer in writing.
But Lloyds - whose total PPI compensation bill is nearly PS10bn - disputed the figures, saying they were "incorrect and deeply misleading" and said it used comparative redress in 5% of all PPI cases since it was introduced last February.
Lloyds Banking group has reportedly sent 582,206 decision letters promising to pay PPI complainants redress amounts within 28 days of the letters.
RBS still appears to be the most underprovided bank for IRHP redress.
Efforts are being made to redress public complaints more speedily, he added He said special cells had been formed to redress cases like retirement and GP Fund etc without delay.
He evaluates the rights of victims of injustice and how they continue beyond their death, how it is an injustice that the benefits of past injustices continue to be enjoyed, how communities are a conglomeration of past-present-future, how our obligation of redress derives from political organization and not the aggrieved community itself, and how past wrongs persist in the present.
PNN On Wednesday, 24th April 2013, the Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) concluded its international legal conference in Malaga, titled "Pursuing justice and redress for Palestinian victims: developing strategies for advocacy and litigation".
Nikhil Dey, co-convener of the National Campaign for People's Right to Information (NCPRI), today asked the government to bring in some crucial changes in the proposed Citizens Right to Grievance Redress Bill, 2011 to make it effective.