Special statute

an act of the legislature which has reference to a particular person, place, or interest; a private law; - in distinction from a general law or public law.

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according to article 68 (3), only the contracting authorities, the bidders, the persons invited by them, and the representatives of the bodies specified in the special statute, as well as persons, may be present at the opening of bids not electronically submitted.
T]he Wrongful Death Act contains its own special statute of limitations.
Speaking Monday after a meeting of the Justice and Home Affairs Council, she made clear that Bulgaria had sought a special statute, opposing the quota of 788 proposed in May.
The sisters said: " It's wrong to say that the rule applied even to marriages solemnised under the Special marriages Act which is a special statute specifically enacted by legislature to register a special form of marriage where neither of the parties to the marriage is required to renounce their religion.
The cultural basis, mainly linguistic, but also the political climate after 1945 lead to granting special statute to the regions of Sicily, Sardinia, Trentino Alto- Adige, Friuli-Venice-Giulia and D'Aosta Valley.
Unless authorized by special statute as an emergency proceeding, it's slow.
During a press conference at the Presidential Office, Ma urged legislators of all political stripes to support the statute for the tax, dubbed special statute for commodity and service, which called for a special tax on housing speculation and luxury goods.
Although the Constitution provided that ministerial responsibility will be regulated by a special statute presented in the first parliamentary session, this one was adopted 13 years later, in 1879, and it was never really enforced.
6501(m)) was to supplement the special statute of limitation set forth in Sec.
The other scenario would be that the ratification is completed in the other 26 member states and that the Lisbon Treaty is applied with a special statute for Ireland (partial withdrawal from EU policies).
The agreement stated that a special statute would protect "equality before the law of the three monotheistic religions [in Jerusalem], the proper identity and sacred character of the city, [and] freedom of access" to the city's holy sites.
In Houston, for example, there is a special statute regarding voice evacuation systems that requires a time limit on how long a paging microphone can be activated.
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