suppletory


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suppletory

(ˈsʌplɪtərɪ; -trɪ)
adj
archaic remedying deficiencies; supplementary
ˈsuppletorily adv

sup•ple•to•ry

(ˈsʌp lɪˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i)

adj.
supplying a deficiency.
[1620–30; < Late Latin supplētōrius=supplē(re) + -tōrius -tory1]
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The Rules of Court, which is suppletory to impeachment rules, requires that allegations in a pleading must be based on the complainant's personal knowledge or authentic documents,' he said.
Bataoil further said considering that the National Police Commission (NAPOLCOM) has administrative control and operational supervision over the PNP, civil service laws should only have suppletory application to avoid any conflicting issuances that may affect personnel management of police operations.
Bataoil further noted that since the National Police Commission (Napolcom) has administrative control and operational supervision over the PNP, civil service laws should only have suppletory application to avoid any conflicting issuances that may affect personnel management of police operations.
The Suppletory Function Of The Regulations Of Civil Law
If the parties are silent about the period for making the payment, the law operates in a suppletory way.
Norris never wavers from this view, returning to it one hundred pages later: "I look upon Grace as the Suppletory of corrupt Nature, and a Remedy against Original Sin, and a Counterpoise to the weight of that evil Concupiscence which dwells in us, and so to bear date since the fall, as being the Purchase and Procurement of the Mediatour" (162).