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Standing

Level of priority in the trading crowd.

standing

Having a sufficient stake in the outcome of a dispute so as to justify a court in believing that the party will vigorously defend or pursue the rights at issue in litigation.The concept of standing used to be very narrow, so that if a property owner contracted for selective cutting of timber, but the timber company clear-cut and left a devastated wasteland behind, only the property owner could sue for damages because he or she was the only one with standing.Today, the concept has been expanded and would probably include adjoining landowners and even public interest groups who would be recognized as having standing and the ability to sue the timber company.

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He assured the chairpersons that the standing committees would be provided expertise and research based input.
Senator Mohsin Aziz, Chairman, Standing Committee on Petroleum, presented report of the Standing Committee on a point of public importance raised by Senator Quratulain Marri on 16th November, 2018, regarding sale of shares by M/S Premier Oil Pakistan Holding B.V.
One tweeted: "It's MORE dangerous to have people standing in seating areas which is what happens now."
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In fact, the word coming back from a lot of supporters is they enjoyed standing and preferred it to sitting.
While courts have inherent jurisdiction to determine standing, administrative agencies must find their jurisdiction to determine standing under legislation.
The Hillsborough Family Support Group (HFSG) remains steadfastly opposed to the re-introduction of standing, seeing all-seater stadia as one of the few positives to emerge from the tragedy that killed 96 Liverpool fans in 1989.
Campaign groups said the return of standing would undermine efforts that have improved safety at matches since the Hillsborough tragedy.
Keith Jenney: I thought they had standing as when I go to Villa Park I am up and down like a yo yo just to be able to see the game Paul Deakin: Standing will be an accident waiting to happen, the seats at least create a gap Ash King: Most of us villa fans stand anyways so I agree it should be made a standing area.