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Recall Election

An election to decide whether or not to retain a political office holder. In general, a recall election occurs when a sufficient number of voters petition for it. If a majority in the recall election vote to retain the incumbent, the status quo continues. If a majority vote not to retain, the incumbent is said to be recalled.
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In only one case could a firm representative recall any discussion of ethics beyond the accounting societies' rules of conduct.
The Representative recalled the OSCE Ministerial Council Decision on Safety of Journalists, adopted last December, recognizing the crucial role of journalists in covering elections, expressing serious concern about threats and violent attacks that journalists can face in this regard, and calling on participating States to publicly and unequivocally condemn such acts.
The highly-respectable EU High Representative recalled that three years ago we signed a Cooperation arrangement between our foreign services.
The EU High Representative recalled that this is the third time she has had the pleasure to participate in the Arab League Summit, pointing out that the organisation last February of the first summit between the EU and the Arab League had offered the opportunity to clearly show the joint willingness to open a new chapter in the European and Arab co-operation.
The Representative recalled that the "Special Report on Handling of the Media during Political Demonstrations: Observations and Recommendations" published by his Office, states that "law-enforcement officials have a constitutional responsibility not to prevent or obstruct the work of journalists during public demonstrations, and journalists have a right to expect fair and restrained treatment by the police."
The High Representative recalls that the Criminal Procedure Code of BiH prescribes which criminal offenses are allowed to be processed under special investigative activities, such as interception or controlled delivery, especially in complex cases of organized crime and corruption.
The bank's representative recalled that ADB is actively involved in the work on improving integrated water resources management in Kazakhstan.
The representative recalled the appointment of trustees to the media outlets, BugE-n TV and KanaltE-rk in October last year.
As childhood friends, we were both 'military brats' who pledged to support reforms in the security sector because our parents were officers who happened to be family friends, the former Akbayan party-list representative recalled.
In his remarks at the ceremony, the Bank's Resident Representative recalled that the 2012 African Economic Outlook, which was devoted to the theme of youth employment, underscored the urgent need for governments to pursue an integrated strategy in order for African countries to translate the "youth bulge" in their populations into a "demographic dividend".
On the contrary, during a discussion in Coreper, on 14 February, the UK representative recalled the importance of reaching a multilateral deal.
Our representative recalls that she was an interested consumer who was keen to purchase the product.
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