The Rules


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The Rules

A term which, in General Medical Council (UK) parlance, refers to its Fitness to Practise Rules 2004, which govern how the GMC investigate complaints and information passed to them. The Rules also detail how the adjudication process functions and what is permissible.
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He swept away the virtues and the vices, the established laws of good and evil, with the idea of finding out the rules of life for himself.
Each house may determine the Rules of its Proceedings, punish its Members for disorderly Behavior, and, with the Concurrence of two-thirds, expel a Member.
Yet with these severer traits of physiognomy, there was mixed somewhat striking and noble, arising, doubtless, from the great part which his high office called upon him to act among monarchs and princes, and from the habitual exercise of supreme authority over the valiant and high-born knights, who were united by the rules of the Order.
The establishment of the same rule for the appointment of taxes, will probably be as little contested; though the rule itself in this case, is by no means founded on the same principle.
Of course, according to your lights, to your formula of the rule of the strong--"
At the same time, Aristotle always holds that absolute government is not properly political, that government is not like the rule of a shepherd over his sheep, but the rule of equals over equals.
Still there is great room to suppose that the rule agreed upon would, upon experiment, be found to bear harder upon some States than upon others.
For had it been the rule for a hundred tragedies to compete together, the performance would have been regulated by the water-clock,--as indeed we are told was formerly done.
It should be understood that the rule by no means applies to any part, however unusually developed, unless it be unusually developed in comparison with the same part in closely allied species.
The bourgeoisie has subjected the country to the rule of the towns.
The rule was stricter than its observance; for most of the sixth spent their evenings in the fifth-form room, where the library was, and the lessons were learnt in common.
The rule is, not to besiege walled cities if it can possibly be avoided.