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What does NON OBS stand for?

NON OBS stands for Non Obstante (Latin: notwithstanding)

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Section 60 of the Competition Act is the usual non obstante provision asserting the supremacy of competition legislation within the domain of competition enforcement, (5) and both sections 60 and 62 are couched in mandatory language, yet, ironically, section 62 hortatorily declares that competition legislation ought to work along with other enactments.
JNOV (Latin: Judgment Non Obstante Veredicto) is the practice in American courts whereby the presiding judge in a civil case may overrule the decision of a jury and vacate their verdict because it was improper as a matter of law and enter a judgment in favor of the opposing party Toshiba is very pleased with the court's ruling last Friday, vacating what we consider to be an erroneous verdict on damages.