grandfather clause

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Any policy or rule that exempts a group of individuals, organizations, or drugs from meeting new standards or regulations—e.g., when a new subspecialty board in internal medicine is created, the physicians practising in that area may be ‘grandfathered’ into the subspecialty and not required to meet residency or other educational requirements

grandfather clause

Any policy or rule that exempts a group of individuals, organizations, or drugs, from meeting new standards or regulations; eg when a new subspecialty board in internal medicine is created, the physicians practicing in that area may be 'grandfathered' into the subspecialty and not required to meet residency or other educational requirements
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They argue about whether new laws should be nominally retroactive, (6) and they debate the merits of providing transition relief such as grandfather provisions, (7) phased-in effective dates, (8) or delayed effective dates (9) in order to ease the shift over to the new rule.
10, 1993 and is not accompanied by either a grandfather provision or a transition period.
Also, the 2004 legislation revised the grandfather provisions and mandated that the U.
The grandfather provisions for States with fiscal years beginning after July 1 expire on January 1, 1993.
Although it appears that the grandfather provisions are not applicable to Puerto Rico and other U.
chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, extends the moratorium to 2011, clarifies the definition of Internet access and maintains the grandfather provisions that protect state and local taxes imposed on Internet access prior to 1998.
To rectify this inequality, the Company proposed an amendment to the MSA that would have recognized its commitment to R&D over the past several years and would have allowed it to continue to promote those efforts under the grandfather provisions in the MSA that apply to Subsequent Participating Manufacturers.
Elimination of the grandfather provisions, which allow dangerous individuals employed at the time the 2002 and 2004 statutes were passed to remain.
Grandfather provisions on unitary holding companies to minimize disruptions in the system.
19, 1981, to fall outside of the grandfather provisions of the later ruling.
This is an apparent reference to the requirement that such amounts must be currently included in income if not covered by the grandfather provisions of the Tax Reform Act of 1986.