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This sends a signal to foreign companies that they must act in accordance with business ethics. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Has the treasurer acted in accordance with the law? Christianity Today (2000) Act in accordance with the highest ideals. Lumsden, Robert 23 Steps to Successful Achievement (1972)The disposal of waste in accordance with the law involved significant costs. Times, Sunday Times (2008)What the court has done and has to do is to act in accordance with the law of the land. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Thus the avoidance of error is possible by simply exercising the will in accordance with our limited powers of understanding. Boyne, Roy Foucault and Derrida - The Other Side Of Reason (1990)The matter should be brought before the courts so that the evidence may be tested in accordance with the law. Times, Sunday Times (2015)In so doing, he acted in accordance with the value of political responsiveness. Tompkins, Jonathan Human Resource Management in Government (1995)In accordance with tour agreements, neither will be replaced. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It followed that informal visits by the police to an offender's home were in accordance with the law. Times, Sunday Times (2015)A leader needs to be aware of his own values and beliefs and to act in accordance with these. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He insisted that the intervention was in accordance with international law and had followed a request for help from the Malian president. Times, Sunday Times (2013)On the death of any individual owner, his or her share would be left in accordance with a will that may have been made. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Throughout the transaction in question I followed proper procedures at all times and acted in accordance with legal advice. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The V&A is following all due procedures and will act in accordance with the panel's findings. Times, Sunday Times (2014)A council spokesman said: 'We acted in accordance with procedural requirements. The Sun (2009)Members are left in no doubt they must act in accordance with how Lords are expected to behave, not by their own sense of what is acceptable. The Sun (2015)

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