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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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Brett Hammond, 43, director of Pegasus Birds and licensed to run the quarantine station where the parrot fell ill, has refused to answer questions about the case.
The inhabitants of Queenscliff, on the other side of the narrow inlet to Port Phillip Bay from Victoria's Nepean quarantine station, became particularly concerned at seeing the pilot and health officer who attended quarantined ships and people, returning to Queenscliff after a day's work.
They include the Finance Ministry's Tokyo customs office, the Justice Ministry's Tokyo immigration bureau, the Japan Coast Guard's Tokyo office, the Health and Welfare Ministry's Tokyo port quarantine station, and the Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Ministry's plant and animal quarantine offices.
The National Historic Site will tell the story of the Irish tragedy in the quarantine station in 1847, focusing on the mass graves of the Irish famine victims, the tall Celtic Cross (which bears this inscription), and the only remaining hospital building from 1847, a long wooden shed called the Lazaretto.
Grosse Isle, an island east of Quebec City, was set up with haste as the Quebec City quarantine station to deal with more than 100,000 immigrants in the 1832-43 cholera epidemic.
The United States already requires that all aircraft and ships radio the CDC quarantine station at their port of arrival if there is an seriously ill passenger aboard or when a passenger has died enroute.
Lanterman, director of the Saanichton Plant Quarantine Station maintained by Agriculture Canada on Vancouver Island, suspected that peaches and Japanese apricots being held in the station might be infected with the devastating plum pox virus (PPV) or another unidentified virus.
At the completion of the access road in 1989, work began to relocate Hawaii's unique animal quarantine station and to construct a short "cut and cover" tunnel, viaducts, and the trans-Koolau tunnels.
Consigners should produce quarantine certificates from the quarantine station above the county level and if the pet is being taken abroad, should also produce the animal import license and transfer license.
The airport has launched a special sanitary and quarantine station.