hold the field

hold the field

To remain in control or a position of prominence. History has proved that those with an agenda of hate never end up holding the field for long.
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hold the field

remain the most important.
1991 Twentieth Century British History What analyses of AIDS policies hold the field?
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Hence the applause was by no means general when the herald-at-arms proclaimed, after a flourish of trumpets, the names and styles of the knights who were prepared, for the honor of their country and for the love of their ladies, to hold the field against all who might do them the favor to run a course with them.
The eight-page judgment on an appeal authored by Justice Ijazul Ahssen held that unless the conviction is specifically suspended by the appellate court by assigning cogent reasons; or the appeal of the appellant is ultimately allowed and his conviction as well as sentence are set aside by the appellate court, the conviction of the appellant would continue to hold the field and the disqualification incurred by him, by reason of this conviction, shall remain intact.
According to the verdict, unless the conviction of a candidate is "specifically suspended" by an appellate court, or their appeal is ultimately allowed and their conviction and sentence are set aside by the appellate court, "the conviction of the appellant would continue to hold the field" and the disqualification incurred by him or her due to that conviction will remain intact.
Unless the conviction is specifically suspended by the appellate court by assigning cogent reasons therefore, or the appeal of the appellant is ultimately allowed and his conviction as well as sentence are set aside by the appellate court, the conviction of the appellant would continue to hold the field and the disqualification incurred by him by reason of this conviction shall remain intact,' says a seven-page order authored by Supreme Court's Justice Ijazul Ahsan.
He explained that unless the conviction is specifically suspended by the appellate court by assigning cogent reasons, the appeal of the appellant was ultimately allowed and his conviction as well as sentence were set aside by the appellate court, the conviction of the appellant would continue to hold the field and the disqualification incurred by him, by reasons of this conviction, will remain intact.
According to the verdict, unless the conviction of a candidate is 'specifically suspended' by an appellate court, or their appeal is ultimately allowed and their conviction and sentence are set aside by the appellate court, 'the conviction of the appellant would continue to hold the field' and the disqualification incurred by him or her due to that conviction will remain intact.
sections 22-A and 22-B of the Cr.P.C have not been altered or amended and still hold the field and the Justices of Peace still enjoy statutory powers and can issue directions for redressal of complaints regarding non-registration of FIR and grievances against police.
It had further held that the animal birth control rules 2001 framed by central government under prevention of cruelty to animals is ultra vires and goes beyond parent enactment is void so far as it allows euthanasia of ill or mentally wounded dogs and prescribe isolation of rabid dogs until their natural death" Justice Misra had said in February 2, the last date of hearing that the court's task would be to end the "anomaly and incongruity" between different rules which existed on the court that in such a situation the central act has to hold the field and the discretion given to the municipal commissioner will have to be removed.
The two allied countries, the US and South Koreas, are also scheduled to hold the field training exercise Foal Eagle, which involves a set of land, sea and air maneuvers, from March 2 to April 24.
He said that although the Sky Men had done well to hold the field, with ten kilometres to go, the final surprise breakaway by Zaugg proved too much.
Prime Minister Igor Chudinov will hold the field session of the Kyrgyz Government on June 4 in Batken oblast, reported prime minister's press office.
There are too many "insurance buyers" and clerks hanging on (and serving as officers in RIMS) that hold the field back.
I want to hold the field by using the speed of the skin.
"I consider those capable of maintaining themselves alone who can, through abundance of men or money, put together a sufficient army and hold the field against anyone who assails them," wrote Machiavelli.
Though, the LJCP had already clarified the NJPMC have not altered or amended sections 22A and 22B of the CrPC and still hold the field and the Justices of Peace still enjoy statutory powers and can issue directions for redressal of complaints regarding non-registration of FIR and grievances against police.