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They will not abide by any code of conduct and have no incentive to deal fairly with you. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We can't force these volunteers to abide by our code of conduct. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This is my country and I abide by the laws. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The department is preparing to name firms that fail to abide by the code. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Why not empty prisons of all criminals and fill them with law abiding people? The Sun (2013)The law has to abide by the wish of the people. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The government is absolutely prepared to make it abide by the law. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Good behaviour is abiding by the law in the first place. The Sun (2006)Residents must abide by strict planning controls set up to protect these sensitive areas. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Its other inhabitants are old and staid and utterly law abiding with a conscience over helping with the housework. Sand In My Shoes: Wartime Diaries of a WAAF (2006)Only 60% said they were abiding by the law. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It surely cannot happen since our laws specifically forbid it and anyone who chooses to come to live here must abide by our laws. The Sun (2011)Officials said that Britain would seek to make clear to the armed rebels that they must abide by international law. Times, Sunday Times (2012)With hair, you've got to abide by the laws more. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He's a guest of our country: he agrees to abide by our laws and customs. Times, Sunday Times (2009)You are a guest here and must abide in Wulfgar's way. THE WOLF AND THE DOVEBut the lesson is, if you are in another country, make sure to abide by its laws. The Sun (2015)It would, of course, be easier for landlords if all letting agents were obliged by law to abide by financial protection arrangements. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Greece's lenders say the country must abide by the terms of its rescue package in March or be cut off from future payments. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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