In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(verdict/decision) anular(decision/verdict) invalidar(objection) rechazar(objection) no admitirI was overruled by my superiors — la decisión de mis superiores anuló / invalidó la mía
- But my greater concern is not with the immediate facts of this case as much as it is the precedent, of overruling the state courts, of politicizing a tragic family situation.
- A Presidential veto may be overruled by Parliament, provided there are 160 votes in support of such a motion.
- The real problem behind Tai-wan's UN bid is that the Security Council can overrule the General Assembly with the unilateral veto powers of its five permanent members.
- Even so, I didn't like it that he'd overruled my objections.
- The European Court of Human Rights has already ruled that the Government was acting beyond its powers by overruling a judge's sentence.
- ‘Article 63 of the Criminal Code stipulates any special law overrules a common law, so the press law should be used for this case,’ he said.
- All of this, of course, is separate from the issue of the president overruling a federal statute by executive order - something that by definition a president cannot do.
- Under the rules outlined by the Pentagon, in the unlikely case that a tribunal hands down an acquittal or a light sentence, US authorities can overrule it and impose their own judgment.
- The Prime Minister should act now to overrule his official, and withdraw the request for prosecution.
- There you have a whole phalanx of state-owned media, which are mainly ‘self-governing’ in the sense that they have their own boards and bosses, and it is only really State House which they have to worry about overruling them.
- The Act allows the Commons to overrule the Lords if it rejects a piece of legislation approved by MPs in two successive sessions.
- The court is sort of waiting, the Florida Supreme Court, to have some sense of whether this count is going to matter before it takes the step of overruling the Secretary of State.
- Under the constitution, to overrule a presidential veto requires a majority of the total number of MPs, meaning 121 of 240 MPs.
- There is some possibility under California law of the judge overruling the jury, but I think under the Supreme Court decision that just happened this summer, the end of the term in June, that wouldn't be upheld as constitutional.
- For a start, international trade treaties that give corporations the power to overrule national regulations and cancel import tariffs need to be rewritten or scrapped.
- However, this practice is becoming more rare, and a law was passed that gave authority to a state-appointed judge to overrule the wishes of the father in the event of an early marriage.
- But that's no excuse for overruling a law that not only is legitimate, but also extraordinarily popular.
- In reality, the government had the power under the Law to veto or overrule any attempt by the workforce to hamper the privatization process by withdrawing their consent.
- The recommendation still has to be considered by the Police Authority on February 13, which could technically overrule the group.
- A number of Northern Ireland parties have expressed concerns that the referendum is capable of overruling the Good Friday Agreement.
- Councillors overruling officer recommendations is not a new phenomenon and in a democracy the mechanism for such eventualities must always be there.
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