As a rule definition

As a rule in Russian in this context means “often” or “usually” rather than “shall”.
As a rule the older generation tends to be more traditional than the younger generation.”● more often than not
As a rule means that the railroad operator shall be guided by considering the installation status of wastewater disposal facilities and the conditions along the railroad tracks.

Examples of As a rule in a sentence

As a rule, no price adjustment shall be allowed for periods of delay for which the Supplier is entirely responsible.

As a rule, all information handed by customers to system Plus Consulting are considered as strictly confidential.

As a rule we are either unfamiliar with individual customer applications or less familiar with them than the customers themselves.

As a rule, EPCOS is either unfamiliar with individual customer applications or less familiar with them than the customers themselves.

As a rule, the contractor is not entitled to any modification of the contractual terms due to circumstances of which the contracting authority was unaware.A decision of the Belgian State to suspend cooperation with a partner country is deemed to be unforeseeable circumstances within the meaning of this article.

As a rule, “Chinese walls” should be considered as unacceptable and may be accepted only in exceptional cases upon full disclosure by a consultant coupled with provision of safeguards to the satisfaction of the Authority.

As a rule, the players remain on the field of play during this five-minute break, at the discretion of the referee.

As a rule, legislation or measures which are under preparation or awaiting parliamentary approval have not been taken into account.

As a rule we do not extrapolate the findings from our fieldwork with bricks and mortar households up to the total estimated bricks and mortar population as a whole as in our experience this leads to a significant over-estimate of the number of households wishing to move to a site or a yard.

As a rule, in such cases it is the home team that has to change colours, for practical reasons.

Related to As a rule

General Anti-Abuse Rule means (a) the legislation in Part 5 of the Finance Act 2013; and (b) any future legislation introduced into parliament to counteract tax advantages arising from abusive arrangements to avoid national insurance contributions;
Basel III Regulation means, with respect to any Affected Person, any rule, regulation or guideline applicable to such Affected Person and arising directly or indirectly from (a) any of the following documents prepared by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision of the Bank of International Settlements: (i) Basel III: International Framework for Liquidity Risk Measurement, Standards and Monitoring (December 2010), (ii) Basel III: A Global Regulatory Framework for More Resilient Banks and Banking Systems (June 2011), (iii) Basel III: The Liquidity Coverage Ratio and Liquidity Risk Monitoring Tools (January 2013), or (iv) any document supplementing, clarifying or otherwise relating to any of the foregoing, or (b) any accord, treaty, statute, law, rule, regulation, guideline or pronouncement (whether or not having the force of law) of any governmental authority implementing, furthering or complementing any of the principles set forth in the foregoing documents of strengthening capital and liquidity, in each case as from time to time amended, restated, supplemented or otherwise modified. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, “Basel III Regulation” shall include Part 6 of the European Union regulation 575/2013 on prudential requirements for credit institutions and investment firms (the “CRR”) and any law, regulation, standard, guideline, directive or other publication supplementing or otherwise modifying the CRR.
EEA Regulations means the Immigration (European Economic Area) Regulations 2006.
Rule means Rule 15c2-12(b)(5) adopted by the Securities and Exchange Commission under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as the same may be amended from time to time.
SEBI Regulations means the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015 together with the circulars issued thereunder, including any statutory modification(s) or re-enactment(s) thereof for the time being in force.
the 1992 Regulations means the National Health Service (General Medical Services) Regulations 1992(d);
Rule Change means any change in any Capital Adequacy Rule occurring after the date of this Agreement, but the term does not include any changes in applicable requirements that at the Closing Date are scheduled to take place under the existing Capital Adequacy Rules or any increases in the capital that any Related Lender is required to maintain to the extent that the increases are required due to a regulatory authority's assessment of the financial condition of such Related Lender.
SEC Rule means Rule 15c2-12 adopted by the Securities and Exchange Commission under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
the 1996 Regulations means the Local Authorities’ Traffic Orders (Procedure) (England and Wales) Regulations 1996(l);
Regulation includes any regulation, rule, official directive, request or guideline whether or not having the force of law of any governmental, intergovernmental or supranational body, agency, department or regulatory, self-regulatory or other authority or organisation;
Repurchase Rules and Regulations shall have the meaning specified in Section 6.14 of the Indenture.
Regulation A means Regulation A of the Federal Reserve Board as in effect from time to time.
the 1994 Regulations means the Conservation (Natural Habitats, &c.) Regulations 1994(14);
the 1997 Regulations means the Zebra, Pelican and Puffin Pedestrian Crossing Regulations 1997.
Market Abuse Regulation means the EU Market Abuse Regulation (596/2014).
Governmental Rule means any law, rule, regulation, ordinance, order, code interpretation, judgment, decree, directive, guidelines, policy or similar form of decision of any Governmental Authority.
General Regulations means the Charitable Incorporated Organisations (General) Regulations 2012.
SAFE Rules and Regulations means collectively, the Circular 37 and any other applicable SAFE rules and regulations.
HIPAA Regulations means the regulations promulgated under HIPAA by the United States Department of Health and Human Services, including, but not limited to, 45 C.F.R. Part 160 and 45 C.F.R. Part 164.
Financial Regulations means regulations made under section 21 of the Act;
Federal poverty guidelines means the poverty guidelines published annually in the Federal Register by the United States Department of Health and Human Services under its authority to revise the poverty line under section 673(2) of subtitle B of title VI of the omnibus budget reconciliation act of 1981, 42 USC 9902.
TUPE Regulations means the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006, as amended.
EP Regulations means The Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations SI 2010 No.675 and words and expressions used in this permit which are also used in the Regulations have the same meanings as in those Regulations.
HIPAA Rules means the Privacy, Security, Breach Notification, and Enforcement Rules at 45 CFR Part 160 and Part 164.
Central Bank UCITS Regulations means the Central Bank (Supervision and Enforcement)
M&A Rules means the Regulations on Mergers and Acquisitions of Domestic Enterprises by Foreign Investors promulgated by six PRC regulatory agencies, including the Ministry of Commerce, the State Assets Supervision and Administration Commission, the State Administration for Taxation, the State Administration for Industry and Commerce, the China Securities Regulatory Commission, and the State Administration of Foreign Exchange, which became effective on September 8, 2006 and was amended on June 22, 2009 by the Ministry of Commerce;