penal laws


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penal laws

Anti-Catholic legislation in England, Ireland and Scotland denying land inheritance and voting rights, and restricting access to legal, military, political, and scholastic professions. Pressure for their repeal lasted from the 1700s to 1920s.
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Specially in case of laws penal, they ought to have care, that that which was meant for terror, be not turned into rigor; and that they bring not upon the people, that shower whereof the Scripture speaketh, Pluet super eos laqueos; for penal laws pressed, are a shower of snares upon the people.
Let the advocates of a falsely called Philanthropy plead as they may for the abrogation of the Irregular Penal Laws, I for my part have never known an Irregular who was not also what Nature evidently intended him to be -- a hypocrite, a misanthropist, and, up to the limits of his power, a perpetrator of all manner of mischief.
When you warmed,' said the secretary, looking sharply at the other's downcast eyes, which brightened slowly as he spoke; 'when you warmed into that noble outbreak; when you told them that you were never of the lukewarm or the timid tribe, and bade them take heed that they were prepared to follow one who would lead them on, though to the very death; when you spoke of a hundred and twenty thousand men across the Scottish border who would take their own redress at any time, if it were not conceded; when you cried "Perish the Pope and all his base adherents; the penal laws against them shall never be repealed while Englishmen have hearts and hands"--and waved your own and touched your sword; and when they cried "No Popery
Underlining that the recent arrest warrant violates penal laws in Turkey, Albayrak went on to say: "So far, GE-len has not been called to testify related to any charge.
Fraudsters may also be prosecuted and held liable for violation of other penal laws.
He also describes the Cromwellian Campaign in Ireland, the Penal Laws, houses and huts where Mass was observed, the Hedge Schools, the role of priest hunters, prisons where priests were kept, crosses, and other aspects of the period.
We cannot enforce the Islamic penal laws before creating an atmosphere which is strictly Islamic.
Al Hitmi explained that all penal laws in Arab countries criminalise defamation of religions but there are no specific sanctions when an abuser is outside the country adding that the law does not interfere with the freedom of opinion and expression.
The circular stated that penal laws existed for punishing the deliberate offenders of desecration of the Holy Quran in Pakistan Penal Code.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran is mulling different ways to see fewer people serving short jail terms by considering new policies for applying Islamic penal laws.
I have, in light of the unfortunate recent event, directed that a decree be issued making, with immediate effect, the import, sale, purchase or use of anabolic steroids in horse sports a criminal offence under the UAE penal laws.
The committee also plans to review the studies and research conducted by judicial and academic institutions to improve the penal laws.