The current Rules of Procedure allow members of the parliament to not only vote "for" or "against", but also to abstain from voting
Temer needed at least 172 lawmakers to back him or abstain from voting
to avoid prosecution.
He also criticized Washington's "shameful" decision to abstain from voting
If you abstain from voting
, once again you are voting for the Tories.
Several political parties and users expressed their anger and condemnation regarding Egypt's vote for Israel through social media, urging that it would have been better to abstain from voting
The SNP traditionally abstain from voting
on legislation that does not affect Scotland but they will take part in tomorrow's vote.
The office of the Indian Prime Minister also issued an explanation of why India chose to abstain from voting
in the Human Rights Council, in which India stated that it is not a member of the International Crime Court, and in which it calls for Israel and Palestine to adopt a policy of negotiations to end the differences between the two sides.
TO BE or not to be that is the question The future of this nation is in suspension By disbelievers who avoid decision Treating voting with sneering derision Non-voters are just ignorant fools Who will hand the reins to stubborn mules The path to democracy was won by bitter conflict People who valiantly fought for it were executed Or became exiled convicts People who abstain from voting
are like ostriches With heads in sand Instead of securing by pen fate of our land Voting is a must to put people in power we can trust by Mrs ET Bassett, OAP, Aigburth
LONDON -- MQM chief Altaf Hussain threatened on Tuesday that his party may abstain from voting
for the election chairman and deputy chairman Senate.
Geethanjana Gunawardene, C Gajadheera, YG Padmasiri and Weerakunara Dissanayake also abstain from voting
AFTER the Shiva Sena softening its stand against the Bharatiya Janata party ( BJP), the Nationalist Congress Party ( NCP) on Monday reiterated its support for the saffron party and said the NCP would abstain from voting
in the Legislative Assembly if the BJP decided to form a minority government in the state.
However, Cameron's government is likely to abstain from voting
The US had conveyed that it will abstain from voting
on Dasu Project in the World Bank Board meeting.
Sri Lanka, Pakistan and South Africa all opposed the revamp of the ICC's governance and structure when it was debated last month, although Sri Lanka decided to abstain from voting
on the move during an ICC board meeting, along with Pakistan, after South Africa switched to vote in favour.
Investors who abstain from voting
or vote against get the right to be bought out at RUB 123.