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waiver

1. An exemption from some aspect of a federal health care statute that gives a facility the right to deliver care in a manner that varies from published standards.
2. The voluntary surrender of some legal right or privilege.
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"He wanted me to ask my daughter to waive her rights before granting her divorceEoACA* otherwise, he promised to make her wish that she died.
The Service attributed the failed rollover solely to the bad investment advice and ruled that a failure to waive the 60-day requirement would be against equity or good conscience.
TAXPAYERS THAT ELECTED TO WAIVE THE CARRYBACK PERIOD
Twentieth Century (800-345-2021) waives its minimum initial investment requirement when you sign up for the automatic investment plan (equity funds, excluding gift trust and internationally emerging growth funds).
The DSWD does not force families to waive their cash grants, however, given the positive impact of Pantawid Pamilya, many families have become more self-sufficient.
In brief, the VCI without appeal provisions allowed the FTB to waive and abate penalties for an understatement for all years that the taxpayer elected to participate in the program, by filing amended returns reporting all income and losses without regard to the use of abusive tax avoidance transactions.
The dilemma, of course, is that companies that disclose tax advice to auditors will waive the right to protect that tax advice against compelled disclosure to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).
The 2003 version of the form, unlike the prior version, does not say that parents have to be married for one to waive the exemption.
Moreover, according to the court, even though the architect was the owner's agent for certain purposes, the architect's certification could not operate to waive the owner's right to claim damages for delay.
In June last year, Congress president Rahul Gandhi had assured farmers of Madhya Pradesh that his party would waive off all loans within 10 days of coming to power in the state.
Selectman Christopher Rucho, who requested the town meeting article, admitted that Massachusetts General Law allows Boards of Selectmen to waive local bylaws, but said the board should check the will of the people.
The central Indian government has decided to waive the charge levied by the ITBP for guarding Kasab, who was in Arthur Road jail for nearly four years.