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section (federal code)

A particularly numbered subpart of some federal law.The text of any federal law may be found by going to the Office of the Law Revision Counsel at uscode.house.gov and clicking on “Search the U.S. Code.” Laws written as, for example,“26 U.S.C. Section 121,”“26 U.S.C. §121,”or sometimes “U.S.C.A.”or “U.S.C.S.”consist of a “title”(26 in the example) and a “section”(121 in the example).Entering the appropriate title and section will bring up the text of the law. See also U.S.C.


section (of land)

A section is a specific area of land measuring 1 square mile. See public land survey system.

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The authority has warned there may be some noise during the work and that areas of the first floor may be sectioned off for safety reasons.
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One witness said: "It was all sectioned off with police tape and loads of police, including a dog unit, were there.
Police barricades have sectioned off the tree, which had been surrounded by the bouquets of flowers and burning candles, while residents studied the intricate bark.
When the Gazette arrived at the scene, at around 10pm, a section of Beaumont Road was sectioned off.
Cocking the Oval field , so Named after a chunk Was sectioned off to accommodate Landlord Lord Bessborough's Mountain Grove deciduous wood.
Safeway is tapping into the power of Facebook to determine "America's Most Natural City.11 The winning city will be awarded 25 picnic tables, sectioned off from the 305-foot Douglas Fir "Worlds Longest Picnic Table" that the Pleasanton, Calif.-based chain built in San Francisco on June 18--National Picnic Day--to celebrate the launch of its Open Nature line of 100% natural foods.
Process development is encouraged by enabling individual areas to be be sectioned off for confidentiality.
Intense security measures included up to 18-foot outer walls topped with barbed wire and internal walls that sectioned off different parts of the compound.