sound law


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Noun1.sound law - a law describing sound changes in the history of a language
natural law, law - a rule or body of rules of conduct inherent in human nature and essential to or binding upon human society
diachronic linguistics, diachrony, historical linguistics - the study of linguistic change; "the synchrony and diachrony of language"
Grimm's law - a sound law relating German consonants and consonants in other Indo-European languages
Verner's law - a qualification of Grimm's law
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Political stability, sound law and order situation, transparent and efficient bureaucracy, improved infrastructure and prompt and rightly decision making of the government are some of the important components in attracting foreign direct investment (FDI) in Bangladesh and everywhere in the world, said Ershad Rana, also chairman of Dawn Group The business community assesses the attractiveness of a country before deciding where they will invest.
This interpretation would seem both good logic and sound law, as well as serving the humanitarian and national interest.
Kansans for Life Executive Director, Mary Kay Culp, thanked legislators for their diligence in tackling the issue and enacting a sound law crafted to withstand constitutional scrutiny that will stop a horrific procedure.
Peter Boogaard, spokesman for the Homeland Security Department, said the review will be completed expeditiously and the aim is to see ''if there are areas where we can further align our enforcement policies with our goal of sound law enforcement practice.
Anitra Jankevica, Team Leader IP3, expressed her confidence in the YPAs, "The YPAs reflect the continuing interest of parliament and its associated bodies to help make Pakistan's democracy stronger by employing the most qualified human resource to help in the research and support required for sound law making.
The sheriff built his reputation not with sound law enforcement, but with blustering, strutting anti-immigrant rants, and by housing inmates in tents and forcing them to wear pink underwear.
Lawyers draw on that sound law for humane and valuable work.
Holding local elections on time is an absolute necessity, as is ensuring that we have a sound law in place.
If this be sound law," he argued, "all property and all business in the State are held at the mercy of a majority of its legislature.
On the other side, copyright owners and the government argue that the Sony decision remains sound law and that allowing technology companies to offer and promote services with the primary use of infringing--even though it may have other uses--threatens copyright owners' rights and continued creativity.
Finally, are his conclusions on restricting the use of unverifiable sources in British journalism based on sound law and, if applied, would they constitute a threat to the freedom of the press?
It cannot be a sound law if it does not achieve what it was meant to achieve.