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derogation

The declaration by a UK governmental agency or body that it is not bound by a group of regulations, with the risk that said derogation can be declared unlawful by the overseeing body.
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It could be objected that in the cases just analyzed, even though the term maintains its disposition to derogate, there is no occurrent derogation.
1 The repeal of section 67 of the Canadian Human Rights Act shall not be construed so as to abrogate or derogate from any aboriginal, treaty or other rights or freedoms that pertain to the First Nations peoples of Canada, including
Secondly, the Human Rights Committee is of the opinion that the power to derogate under art 4 cannot be used in such a way that results in an indirect derogation from a non-derogable right.
would flow from having to derogate explicitly from rights.
Accordingly, a party should not waive or otherwise derogate from, or offer to waive or otherwise derogate from, such measures, as an encouragement for the establishment, acquisition, expansion or retention in its territory of an investment of an investor.
His conclusion was that "the tendency for males to derogate gay men is strong when .
In connection with the new Emergency Regulations issued by the Sri Lankan government May 3, Amnesty International reminded the Sri Lankan government of its obligations under international human rights law not to derogate fundamental rights, even in a state of emergency.
Charles Cohen, a professor of history, began by speaking for the majority report, declaring that "the minority report allows instructors to derogate students with impunity," but he was virtually alone in defending the majority.
My tribe was lowdown struggling day labor Depression South Eastern Illinois just before the southern hills start to roll toward the coal country where the east/west morainal ridges of Wisconsin trash pile up at the bottom of the prairie, socially a far midwest recrudescence of Appalachia my grandfather French Quebecois Master pipefitter in the age of steam Indian fifty percent, very French who didn't derogate himself as a breed, showed none of those tedious tendentious tendencies.
More seriously, do we express or even think opinions that derogate people of groups most often targeted for discrimination in our society?
The temporary regulations undermine taxpayers' ability to take full advantage of the export incentive intended by Congress and may prompt taxpayers to derogate this tax benefit in planning the expansion of their businesses.
That Dr Davies' book makes us ask these questions does not derogate from its value, but enhances it.