Public interest Sentence Examples
Perhaps the memorial that attracts the greatest amount of public interest in Brussels is that to the Belgians who were killed during the fighting with the Dutch in September 1830.
The public interest in the ex-Speaker's later life centred entirely in his somewhat controversial connexion with the drink traffic. A royal commission was appointed in April 1896 to inquire into the operation and administration of the licensing laws, and Viscount Peel was appointed chairman.
Nevertheless the state is (as will be explained later) a slightly declining factor in the public life of the nation, because public interest tends more and more to centre in the Federal or national government.
The alterations in the law have been in the direction of greater strictness in regard to the conduct of elections, and increased control in the public interest over the proceedings on election petitions.
There can be no doubt that he was a busy intriguer, or that the king, acting on the then very generally accepted doctrine that the sovereign has a right to act for the public interest without regard to forms of law, gave orders to Antonio Perez that he was to be put out of the way.Advertisement
They also contain provisions authorizing the asking of supplementary questions, the moving and discussion of resolutions on any matter of public interest and the annual consideration of the contents of the budget.
Voltaire's influence in creating public interest in the "man in the mask," was indeed enormous; he had himself been imprisoned in the Bastille in 1717 and again in 1726; as early as 1745 he is found hinting that he knows something; in the Siècle de Louis XIV he justifies his account on the score of conversations with de Bernaville, who succeeded Saint-Mars.
Very little was known about Alaska previous to 1896, when the gold discoveries in the Klondike stimulated public interest regarding it.
There are traces of a want of public interest in its proceedings, very different from the anxiety with which they used to be followed in Plantagenet and Lancastrian times.
He withdrew the annual allowance, and Burke set to work to win for himself by indefatigable industry and capability in the public interest that position of power or pre-eminence which his detractors acquired either by accident of birth and connexions or else by the.Advertisement
We may regard morality as a kind of supplementary legislation, supported by public opinion, which we may expect the public, when duly enlightened, to frame in accordance with the public interest.
He answers the advocates of the retrenchment by pointing out that the public interest will not ultimately be served by a wholesale violation of the public faith.
Directly the announcement of the queen's intention was made the greatest public interest was taken in the project.
From the year 1665 the colony had been successfully administered by three remarkable men - Daniel de Remy de Courcelle, the governor, Jean Talon, the intendant, and the marquis de Tracy, who had been appointed lieutenantgeneral for the French king in America; but a difference of opinion had arisen between the governor and the intendant, and each had demanded the other's recall in the public interest.
Education has always been a matter of public interest in Connecticut.Advertisement
He put forth a conscientious, good-faith effort to serve the public interest.
But regulation has to tread a fine line between protecting the public interest and stifling the industry by being too risk adverse.
In addition, Agency staff could be seconded to industry, public interest groups or academic departments to broaden their experience.
Maecenas endeavoured also to divert the less masculine genius of Propertius from harping continually on his love to themes of public interest.
A visit of the alake to England in 1904 evoked considerable public interest.Advertisement
It is to the public interest that deposits of mineral should not be permitted to remain idle and undeveloped.
At this time the works of the Pre-Raphaelites almost absorbed public interest in art - it was the year of Holman Hunt's "Light of the World," and the "Rescue," by Millais.
The remainder of Bute's life has little public interest.
Where a provision confers absolute exemption, the public interest in disclosure need not be considered.
Soon after the suit was filed, public interest in trans fats peaked.Advertisement
Our first Chairman was Michael Young, founding father of numerous public interest organizations, among them Consumers Association.
Maximizing the use of existing radio infrastructure has to be in the public interest.
He or she would have an original jurisdiction to conduct an inquest in cases of particular public interest or concern.
There is a genuine matter of public interest at stake here.
As a result, I ordered intimation on the Lord Advocate for the Public Interest.
In the case of children under 16, it would take an exceptional public-interest to override the normally paramount interests of the child.
We will also decide why and when the public interest overrides the presumption of confidentiality.
It could only decide to discontinue cases which failed both the evidential sufficiency and public interest criterial.
A prosecution will usually take place unless " there are public interest factors tending against prosecution which clearly outweigh those tending in favor " .
The British Public Interest Disclosure Act was passed in 1998 to protect whistle-blowers from dismissal and victimization.
His avarice and unscrupulous plundering of the revenues of the realm, the enormous fortune which he thus amassed, his supple ways, his nepotism, and the general lack of public interest in the great foreign policy of Richelieu, made Mazarin the especial object of hatred both by bourgeois and nobles.
It is costly and it will lead to the subordination of the public interest to the needs of private profit.
A prosecution will usually take place unless " there are public interest factors tending against prosecution which clearly outweigh those tending in favor ".
Undertakings in lieu The test in the FTA relates to the effect of the merger on the public interest.
Nobel prize-winning Irish poet Seamus Heaney has praised Eminem for his "verbal energy" and efforts to increase public interest in poetry.
Early titles like Kung Fu Master were cult-favorites but did little to excite public interest.
Despite the public interest in her future family plans, Beyonce has made it her policy to avoid seeking unnecessary media attention.
The team later went on to be featured elsewhere, both before and after the lawsuit that resulted in a statement from the Center for Science in the Public Interest saying that the ad was, "unfair, misleading and irresponsible".
There was great public interest in a similar women's collection, and thus the idea came to fruition.
The increased public interest in savants may lead to more funding opportunities for autism research that can potentially benefit all people with autism.
The Center for Science in the Public Interest investigated the nutritional value and quality of kids' meals at some fast food chains and found over 90 percent of thousands of possible choices exceeded 430 calories.
However, undeterred, in 1993 her second album Rid Of Me was released on Island records, and the world tour that followed gained her yet more public interest.
John Gotti died in prison in 2002 of throat cancer, but public interest in his family didn't end there.
However, that didn't prevent director Takao Okawara from attempting to re-ignite public interest with the 1999 film Godzilla 2000.