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bona fide

Latin for ‘in good faith’. Genuine, authentic. Pronunciation varies between UK and US Medspeak.

Medspeak-UK: pronounced, boh nuh FEE day.

Medspeak-US: pronounced, boh nuh FIE’d.

bona fide

(bō′nă, bŏ′nă, fīd, fīd′ē, fē′dā) [L.]
Carried out in good faith; honest, without fraud or deception.
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This is the doctrine of 'the mortgagee in good faith' based on the rule that all persons dealing with the property covered by a Torrens Certificate of Title, as buyers or mortgagees, are not required to go beyond what appears on the face of the title.
In turn, I attempt to forecast the future of good faith law, offering two potential outcomes that are in stark contrast--indeed, sometimes contradictory.
Earlier, the Punjab government stated that the publication of advertisements bearing pictures of the prime minister, the president, chief minister, governor and members of parliament has been a common practice in the country and no law, rule, regulation or guideline prohibits this practice and that the advertisement in question was published in good faith.
Despite this early uncertainty, the Supreme Court of Canada's "incremental step" towards a general duty of good faith in contractual performance is a positive development in Anglo-Canadian law, particularly for predictability and certainty over the long-term.
"And so far, we believe there has not been any reason why we should doubt China's good faith on the building, on its commitment to desist from making new reclamations or from building new islands," he added.
So the good faith we're relying on is the commitment of China not to embark on new reclamations,' he added.
Lawrie said employers may use any posts, comments or photos on the unofficial NZNO site as evidence to support any claim of a breach of good faith or other statutory duty on the part of members of NZNO.
The judge's order is a victory for the pilots who have been fighting for their federally protected rights to negotiate a contract in good faith with the carrier.
No accuracy-related penalty applies to an underpayment if it is shown that there is "reasonable cause" for the underpayment and the taxpayer acted "in good faith" with respect to the underpayment.
<begin strikethrough>In the contract in this case, there is an implied promise of good faith and fair dealing.
For example, in a "carveout" transaction where a large, vertically integrated company sells one of its divisions, the "target" to a buyer in a different industry, the large company may agree to enter into good faith negotiations to continue to buy product from (or sell product to) the target, or the buyer may agree to enter into good faith negotiations to purchase transition services like human resources, information technology and other support functions from the seller until the target or the buyer is able to provide these services on its own.
THE DUTY OF GOOD FAITH ANDTHE SHIFTING SANDS OF SUBSECTION 2(D)