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JP

abbr.
justice of the peace
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jp

the internet domain name for
(Computer Science) Japan

JP

abbreviation for
(Law) Justice of the Peace
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JP

or J.P.,

Justice of the Peace.
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Because of the interrelationship between logistics and all phases of operations, JP 4-0 was developed in close collaboration with other recent versions of joint publications, ensuring continuity between keystone JPs to address strategic, operational, and tactical issues.
'During the raids, we also seized documents from the home of a senior JPS official in Sandakan,' confirmed the source.
(NASDAQ: HNH) has closed its acquisition of US-based glass and aramid materials manufacturer JPS Industries, Inc., the company said.
The JPs had jurisdiction over misdemeanors, such as simple larceny, aggravated assault, and assault on officers of justice, women, and children, for which fines or imprisonment could be imposed.
" [34] These conceptual changes in the magistracy constituted part of the Revolution's attempt to move dispute resolution in the first instance from courts of law to the fields--a move to be understood both literally (since Jps often decided cases at the source of contention) and metaphorically, since adjudication in the fields symbolized for revolutionaries a judicial system dominated by rural inhabitants who loved justice, order, and morality and one far removed from the pestilential and obstructionist atmosphere of Old Regime law courts.
All JPS natural rubber diaper elastics are biodegradable when exposed to any fungus growth, or when in direct contact with microbial enriched soils.
Handy & Harman Ltd (NASDAQ:HNH) revealed on Friday that it has completed its acquisition of JPS Industries Inc.
JPS Industries is US manufacturer of sheet and mechanically formed glass and aramid materials for specialty applications in a wide expanse of markets requiring highly engineered products.
As a result, hundreds of Alberta JPs who, like most of their colleagues throughout Canada, are not lawyers, saw themselves removed from office and reassigned to desk duties that involved less legal reasoning.
JPS makes the thinnest single-end rubber tapes in the industry.