in abeyance


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in abeyance

A phrase used to describe something as pending or suspended. How long do you think they will hold the decision in abeyance? I'm eager to know what they think.
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in abeyance

in reserve. Until the judge determined that the evidence could be used in the trial, it was held in abeyance. I kept my opinion in abeyance.
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Meantime, as the community council is in abeyance, if anyone has any issues they should contact Stirling councillors for our area or the council's community engagement team.
New Delhi [India], Jun 26 (ANI): Vice President and Rajya Sabha chairman Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday called Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar to Rajya Sabha and suggested to him that his ministry should consider keeping in abeyance the 'stop work order' on the Polavaram Multipurpose Project by another 2 years in the nation's interest.
The court, however, commented that the statements had been recorded in his presence.The hearing was adjourned till March 28.The former dictator was indicted by the special court in March 2014 for his extra-constitutional steps and holding the Constitution in abeyance on Nov 3, 2007.The former dictator was indicted by the special court in March 2014 for his extra-constitutional steps and holding the Constitution in abeyance on Nov 3, 2007.The proceedings of the treason case being heard by a special court had come to a halt since Musharraf has not returned to the country since 2016.
The reimbursement of employees', pensioners' and widows' medical bills has been held in abeyance for 17 months.
Yet, the opposition continues to hold the budget approval in abeyance,' she claimed.
The enquiry officer has to submit the report to the Government of Sindh thereby all the activities connected to the forth coming rlections of Executive Committee of the Association (AMUOBA) scheduled to be held on 29 Dec 2018 is being kept in abeyance till submission of the report.
The enquiry officer has to submit the report to the Government of Sindh there by all the activities connected to the forth coming Elections of Executive Committee of the Association (AMUOBA) scheduled to be held on 29 Dec 2018 is being kept in abeyance till submission of the report.
Boyle due to his medical incapacity, and hold the pending disciplinary proceeding against him in abeyance for as long as his license remains suspended.
In its notice Wednesday, the MEA said the advisory has now been put in abeyance. "With reference to the Ministry of External Affairs advisory dated 14th November, 2018 on the above subject, it is informed that the ministry has been receiving representations from various quarters, including non-ECR passport holders already employed in ECR countries, regarding difficulties faced by them in registration at www.emigrate.gov.in," according to the notice issued by M C Luther, joint secretary and protector-general of emigrants.
To remedy this problem, the Supreme Court approved a 'stay and abeyance' procedure whereby rather than dismissing a mixed petition, a district court can stay the petition and hold it in abeyance while the petitioner exhausts the unexhausted claims.
According to a notification, 'the transfer/posting of Mr Zulfiqar Hameed (PSP/BS-20) as Capital City Police Officer Lahore, is hereby held in abeyance, till the completion of his National Management Course on 15.12.2018.' BA Nasir has been allowed to continue as Lahore CCPO.
The court denied the motion to intervene and held the motion to dismiss in abeyance until the plaintiffs clarified their claims.
Article 6 of the Constitution states: 'Any person who abrogates or subverts or suspends or holds in abeyance, or attempts or conspires to abrogate or subvert or suspend or hold in abeyance, the Constitution by use of force or show of force or by any other unconstitutional means shall be guilty of high treason.'
High treason.- Any person who abrogates or subverts or suspends or holds in abeyance, or attempts or conspires to abrogate or subvert or suspend or hold in abeyance, the Constitution by use of force or show of force or by any other unconstitutional means shall be guilty of high treason.]
Ds the auction has been kept in abeyance on the objections of the contractors.