Ban (law)wikipedia
A ban is a formal or informal prohibition of something.
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List of banned video games

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This is a list of video games that have been censored or banned by governments of various states in the world.

List of banned films

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For nearly the entire history of film production, certain films have been banned by film censorship or review organizations for political or moral reasons or for controversial content, such as racism.

Homo sacer

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Homo sacer (Latin for "the sacred man" or "the accursed man") is a figure of Roman law: a person who is banned and may be killed by anybody, but may not be sacrificed in a religious ritual.

List of doping cases in athletics

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Athletes who are found to have used such banned substances, whether through a positive drugs test, the biological passport system, an investigation or public admission, may receive a competition ban for a length of time which reflects the severity of the infraction.

Outdoor water-use restriction

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An outdoor water-use restriction is a ban or other lesser restrictions put into effect that restricts the outdoor use of water supplies.

Church of Scientology editing on Wikipedia

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A series of incidents in 2009 led to Church of Scientology-owned networks being banned from making edits to Wikipedia articles relating to Scientology.

Regulation of electronic cigarettes

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Regulation of electronic cigarettes varies across countries and states, ranging from no regulation to banning them entirely.


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Breed-specific legislation

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This legislation ranges from outright bans on the possession of these dogs, to restrictions and conditions on ownership, and often establishes a legal presumption that these dogs are prima facie legally "dangerous" or "vicious".

Manon Lescaut

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It was controversial in its time and was banned in France upon publication.

Choice editing

Choice editing refers to the active process of controlling or limiting the choices available to consumers so as to drive to an end goal, specifically by banning things or imposing punitive taxation.

Ban on caffeinated alcoholic drinks

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A ban on caffeinated alcoholic drinks is a ban which prevents the marketing and distribution of any prepackaged caffeinated alcoholic drink.

Italian honorifics

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As part of the republican constitution that became effective in Italy on 1 January 1948, titles of nobility ceased to be recognized in law (although they were not, strictly, abolished or banned), and the organ of state which had regulated them, the Consulta Araldica, was abolished.

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

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She was detained by apartheid state security services on various occasions, tortured subjected to banning orders, banished to a rural town, and spent several months in solitary confinement.

Haram (site)

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The Arabic language has two separate words, ḥaram and ḥarām (حَـرَام, 'forbidden' or 'sacred'), both derived from the same triliteral Semitic root Ḥ-R-M.

Australian Classification Board

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Failure to give classification (especially for unclassified material that is likely to be classified RC) is an implicit ban (except for exempt films, games, and publications).

Steve Biko

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The government came to see Biko as a subversive threat and placed him under a banning order in 1973, severely restricting his activities.

Louis, Prince Napoléon

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He was born in Brussels, Belgium, due to the law which then banned heirs of the former French ruling dynasties from residing in France.

Ręce do góry

Hands Up!Hands Up!'' (1981 film)Ręce do góry
At the time it was banned in Poland, under the Communist regime, for 18 years because it depicted the Stalinist past.

Surrogate advertising

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Surrogate advertising is a form of advertising which is used to promote banned products, like cigarettes and alcohol, in the disguise of another product.


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The German language developed the word to mean an official edict or proclamation and since such written orders often prohibited some form of human activity, bandum assumed the meaning of a ban, control, interdict or excommunication.