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  • n. A defined part of a section.
  • n. A subpart of a legal document such as law.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A part or division of a section: as, a subsection of a learned society; also, the act of subdividing a section.
  • n. In botany and zoology, a division of a genus of less extent than a section, yet above and including one or more species.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a section of a section; a part of a part; i.e., a part of something already divided


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  • Violation of this subsection is a misdemeanor punishable for a first conviction by a fine not to exceed $1,000.00, by imprisonment not to exceed 30 days, or by both and punishable for a second or subsequent conviction by a fine left to the discretion of the court.

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  • Any second or subsequent violation of this subsection is a class D felony.

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  • (A) the name, address, and TIN of the primary insured and the name of each other individual obtaining coverage under the policy, (B) the period for which each such individual was provided with the coverage referred to in subsection (a), and (C) such other information as the Secretary may require.

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  • This subsection is called, “Elementary or Accidental form of Value”

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  • The language in subsection C of 1001 makes it clear that for legislative jurisdiction, it has to be linked to an investigation, administrative matters, or documents required by law.

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  • In my view, where a citizen is outside Canada, the Government of Canada has a positive obligation to issue an emergency passport to that citizen to permit him or her to enter Canada; otherwise, the right guaranteed by the Government of Canada in subsection 6 (1) of the Charter is illusory.

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  • The purpose of this subsection is to provide, where needed, additional details about the semantics of the element and its attributes.

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  • "Precious metal" is defined in subsection 123 (1) of the ETA to mean a bar, ingot, coin, or wafer that is composed of gold, silver, platinum that is refined to a purity level of at least: (a) 99.5% in the case of gold, and platinum, and

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  • The Special Task Force shall provide a report to the President, through the Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs and the Counsel to the President, on the matters set forth in subsection (d) within 180 days of the date of this order unless the Co-Chairs determine that an extension is necessary, and shall provide periodic preliminary reports during those 180 days.

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  • The “conventions” mentioned in subsection 1 of the article I quoted, most importantly the UN Convention against illicit traffic in narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances of 1988.

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