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quarantine

An ancient right of widows to enjoy their deceased husband's home and property for a period of time after death and before allocation of the widow's other common law rights.Today, the concept has been codified in many state probate codes,which grant an allowance to the widow during the pendency of the estate probation.

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What kind of limits are there on that quarantine authority?
The Yemeni charges $14 a head while Gulf Quarantine charges $4.
The 1788 Quarantine Act introduced stringent provisions affecting cargoes particularly aimed at ships from the Baltic.
Jordon said yesterday: "After meeting people in Newmarket and going out to look at the gallops that will be used for quarantine, I have made a number of recommendations on how the 100-metre requirement can be satisfied to our principal racing authority, and the feedback was pretty positive.
The removal of the quarantine system is long overdue and will save families moving back to the UK with their pets thousands of pounds.
A parallel federal quarantine, also established in 2007, will remain effective in Pennsylvania to help stop the spread into other states.
5[degrees]C or mild influenza-like symptoms were treated in the quarantine building.
Embassy is unable to influence the duration of stay in quarantine for affected travelers.
Participating teams from countries such as Japan and Korea in the Equestrian competition of The 16th Asian Games will have horses from that originating country quarantined in that country and only after quarantine will the horses then be transported by air to the Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport and then moved directly to the newly renovated Asian Games Equestrian facility in Conghua, a rural farming community located two hours east of downtown Guangzhou.
As it stands under the "new" three-week quarantine regulation, international horses entered for the Caulfield Cup - on October 18 - would begin a two-week quarantine period in their own countries in the second week of September.
Quarantine, by contrast, generally refers to the separation and restriction of movement of people who, while not yet ill, have been exposed to an infectious agent and therefore may become infectious.
Bush has signed an executive order triggering a 1917-era law that hands the Feds the power to appoint quarantine officers, create quarantine stations, and detain Americans 'reasonably believed to be infected' with SARS [Sudden Acute Respiratory Syndrome].