usurpation


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u·sur·pa·tion

(yū'sŭr-pā'shŭn),
Assumption of pacemaker function of the heart by a subsidiary focus as a result of its own increased automaticity; for example, accelerated junctional pacemaker takes command when it exceeds the sinus rate.
[L. usurpo, pp. -atus, to seize]
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The TRO had prevented the Sandiganbayan's Fourth Division from ruling on a motion filed by Ombudsman Samuel Martires to withdraw the charges of graft and usurpation of public office filed by former Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales against Aquino.
Martires moved to withdraw the cases, saying he found no sufficient ground and evidence to charge Aquino for graft and usurpation of official functions "being then the president of the Republic of the Philippines during the time material to these cases.
The TRO issued by the Court effectively, postponed the arraignment of Aquino , former PNP Chief Alan Purisima and former SAF Chief Getulio Napenas for a downgraded offense of usurpation of authority and graft.
The 2018 TRO stopped the Sandiganbayan from proceeding with the arraignment of Aquino, Purisima, and Napenas on graft and usurpation of authority charges.
In another case, he is also facing the charges of usurpation of 124 acres of land comprising 7 Dehs of Districts East and Malir where several illegal housing projects have been launched including Fatima Golf Residency.
In another case he is also facing charges of usurpation of 124 acres of land comprising seven dehs of districts East and Malir, where several 'illegal' housing projects have been launched including Fatima Golf Residency.
Nest usurpation may interfere with normal breeding activities and lead to a reduced breeding success in Mandarin duck and other coexisting bird species, which should be taken into account when providing nest boxes to protect the local population.
"As chairman of the Committee on Justice and Human Rights, I agree with the Ombudsman that there was usurpation. But, though I don't know all the facts yet, I would have chosen the more stringent offenses which are graft and corruption and malversation.
RDK leader Vesel Memedi also reacted to the usurpation of the name, ac cusing PDSH-RM of counterfeiting the agree ment of the three parties.
The Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption (VACC) maintained on Saturday its commitment to impeach Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales despite the indictment of former president Benigno Aquino on graft and usurpation of authority, in connection with the deaths of 44 Special Action Force (SAF) commandos during the botched Mamasapano counter-terror operation in 2015.
Not a word was spoken about the usurpation of governmental excess by Gov.
Dans une declaration publiee dimanche et dont copie est parvenue a l'agence TAP, l'ONHJT demande la remise en liberte immediate d'un huissier de justice detenu pour "usurpation de la fonction de huissier de justice", estimant que la detention provisoire decidee par le procureur de la Republique de Jendouba a l'encontre d'un huissier de justice de la region constitue "un grave precedent".