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untested waters

A situation or circumstance that is foreign, unclear, or unfamiliar and which may be dangerous or difficult as a result. We're starting to get into untested waters exploiting these tax loopholes. If we aren't careful, the government may crack down on us hard! Though every precaution is being taken, this experimental procedure is still very much in untested waters.
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Law enforcement agencies need to account for untested kits in their custody so that communities can begin to take steps to hold offenders accountable.
The Department of Public Safety reported a backlog of 20,000 untested rape kits ahead of the 2013 session, and lawmakers pumped $11 million into addressing it.
A Marion County deputy district attorney told the newspaper that the increase was due to the new law, which required old untested kits to be pulled off the shelf and tested.
Some police agencies around the county have disputed the accuracy of the report, saying it counted both tested and untested kits, a problem blamed on poor record-keeping by the police agencies themselves.
The FSA said the risk posed to consumers by the untested beef meat was 'extremely low'.
New-born babies are being put at risk because they are being treated with untested drugs, a leading paediatrician warned yesterday.
Patient advocacy group says removal of untested products will reduce potential risk to patients
Survivors of sexual assault deserve an efficient judicial process that can put their attackers behind bars without undue delays created by the current backlog of untested rape kits, Senator Hassan said.
The Texas Senate passed legislation Wednesday that would crowdfund money from Texans to deal with a backlog of thousands of untested rape kits, moving the proposal closer to Gov.
Financed by a national grant, dozens of Lane County's untested sexual assault forensic exams, or "rape kits," will be taken off shelves and shipped to Utah for testing.
Maybe because healthy children have a better chance of surviving untested flu jabs.
Particularly with an untested kicker such as Hartley.
270) and that physical activity among this group has fallen sharply may well suggest a cause and effect, but such a conclusion is premature and untested, at best.
The NFBG claims that previously undetected low levels of TB infection were amplified in herds that could not be moved during the foot-and-mouth outbreak, with untested cattle from TB areas being traded freely when movement restrictions were lifted.
A CLIMBING expert yesterday described the route on Snowdon where a Cub Scout plunged to his death as "inappropriate for an untested party".