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.
Anyone found violating this directive should be dealt with in accordance with the applicable provisions of existing administrative and penal laws,' the resolution said.
Manama, July 3(BNA): The Council of Representatives has issued the fifth issue of its book titled "Laws and Legislations", compiling the penal laws enforced in the Kingdom of Bahrain.
The Act respecting the Director of Criminal and Penal Prosecutions (16) also provides that, in Quebec, the DCPP acts as prosecutor in all proceedings taken under the Code of Penal Procedure (17) and some hundred other penal laws, the majority of which are enacted by the provincial legislator.
It condemns the instrumentalisation of religious issues for political ends and the fact that some countries enforce or are trying to introduce penal laws which provide for severe punishments for blasphemy, conversion or apostasy, including death sentences.
PCHR called upon the Palestinian President to promptly and immediately amend the penal laws applicable in the West Bank and Gaza Strip; the 1936 Penal Law in force in the Gaza Strip and the 1960 Jordanian Penal Code in force in the West Bank, as each of them proclaims 15 crimes punishable by death penalty.
However, there appears to be challenges in the full implementation of these as Section 11.11: Criminal Libel against the President; Section 11.12: Sedition; and Section 11.14: Criminal Malevolence of the Penal Laws of Liberia tends to impede freedom of speech and expression and acts committed thereof are considered to be criminal.'
Defence counsels Dayan Krishnan and Mohit Mathur told the court that Karti Chidambaram's father has dealt with various stringent penal laws such as TADA, MCOCA, Unlawful (Activities) Prevention Act and NDPS Act.
"Dahil wala na pong usaping kapayapaan dahil sila rin naman ang may kasalanan diyan -- habang nakikipag-usap ng kapayapaan ay patay sila nang patay ng kasundaluhan -- they are not exempt from full compliance with our penal laws [Because there are no more peace talks since they are the ones at fault there -- they were killing our troops while talking peace -- they are not exempt from full compliance with our penal laws]," he said.
THE Ancient Order of Hibernians has accused a gold mining company of "reinstating Penal Laws" by blocking access to a Mass rock site.
He misrepresented that our penal laws follow a purely retributive philosophy, and made grossly ignorant and reprehensible attacks on the humanity of people who find themselves in conflict of the law and under the jurisdiction of our correctional system.