comply with

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comply with (something)

To follow or adhere to a particular rule or regulation. Please be advised that your construction project needs to comply with all building codes.
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comply with something

to conform to something; to obey guidelines or regulations; to agree to something. I hope you decide to comply with our rules. I am happy to comply with your request.
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In 2005, the Commission brought infringement proceedings against Luxembourg for failure to comply with the directive.
Overall, 50% of Trusts had failed to comply with at least one alert.
It is also considering whether to prepare other guidance for its members on quality control in tax practice and how firms may best adhere to quality-control standards and comply with Sections 10.
In both France and Germany, administrative bodies and courts have addressed the implementation of whistleblower systems designed to comply with Sarbanes-Oxley by European subsidiaries of U.
government watchdog commission has received more than 1,000 complaints since January about authorities failing to comply with the country's new Freedom of Information (FOI) Act, but it says public bodies are taking the requests seriously.
A state prison inmate brought a [section] 1983 action against corrections officials, alleging that they refused to let him out of his cell for meals and showers because he refused to comply with a rule that required prisoners to stow certain items while outside of their cells.
Fifty Environment Agency officers have spent the last month hammering home the anti-pollution message in a bid to get scrap dealers to comply with new legislation.
The implementation of systems to comply with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 is a perfect example: A large amount of new data will be generated to comply, but this data may only be needed in the case of an audit.
Department of Health and Human Services has a suboffice devoted to compliance issues, while a number of companies have popped up offering to help providers, insurers and other entities covered under the law comply with the law when dealing with patients' private data electronically.
companies that have equity market capitalization greater than $75 million and have filed at least one annual report with the commission--must comply with the act's provisions for their first fiscal year ending on or after November 15, 2004, instead of June 15, 2004, as originally required.
The WTO has given the United States until December 15 to comply with its ruling or face trade sanctions.
Producers will also have to sign a document for each truckload of livestock sold to verify that they comply with the law.
An OEM can order suppliers to comply with a new business practice, but daily in getting its own implementation going.