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Noun1.legal principle - (law) a principle underlying the formulation of jurisprudence
principle - a rule or standard especially of good behavior; "a man of principle"; "he will not violate his principles"
jus sanguinis - the principle that a person's nationality at birth is the same as that of his natural parents
jus soli - the principle that a person's nationality at birth is determined by the place of birth
preemption, pre-emption - the judicial principle asserting the supremacy of federal over state legislation on the same subject
relation back, relation - (law) the principle that an act done at a later time is deemed by law to have occurred at an earlier time; "his attorney argued for the relation back of the amended complaint to the time the initial complaint was filed"
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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Lawyers' bodies will organize national level conference on the anniversary of the 8th August tragedy to highlight their ongoing crises.e claims, a non-technical man has been appointed as principle of Law College University on a technical post.
Justice Wilson said that the general principle of law is that when jurisdiction of a court is challenged, the issue of jurisdiction must first be determined but said that the specific legislation in Section 306 of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act, 2015 overrides the general principle of law.
The judge notes that when divergent views are expressed by different benches of the same number of judges of this court, the matter needs early resolution and all the more so when, 'any decision of the Supreme Court shall, to the extent that it decides a question of law or is based upon or enunciates a principle of law, be binding on all other courts of Pakistan' under Article 189 of the Constitution.
"It is a well-settled principle of law that when there is equality and uniformity within each group, the law will not be condemned as discriminative.
Regarding reduction in pension factor, it said, from 70 per cent to 33 per cent cannot be justified under any principle of law and jurisprudence when the recommendations of the Pay commission , orders of the Banking Council, notification issued by the Finance Division , Government of Pakistan and the circular issued by the NBP did not limit their efficacy in terms of time.
A fundamental principle of law in this country, as I understand it, is that a person is presumed innocent until proven guilty.
aaBulgaria is going to work for a stable basis of the future European Union resting on the principles of freedom, democracy and regard of human rights and fundamental freedoms, as well on the principle of law and the fundamental social rightsaa, he added.
The accused are in complete violation of settled principle of law as well as provisions of Section 17(a) and 17(e) (ii) (v) of the 1969 Securities and Exchange Ordinance, and all enabling provisions.
That's a principle of law which must always be followed,' he said.
Practically speaking, this means that not following the principle of law previously established by the ECJ is not an option.
Such decisions will make the shame we have long felt from the violation of the principle of law more visible."
Approximately forty five jurisdictions worldwide have enacted specific netting legislation, while netting in a number of other jurisdictions applies as a general principle of law. There are approximately sixty jurisdictions worldwide where the netting analysis is positive, however, to date, no jurisdiction in the GCC region has obtained a positive netting opinion.

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