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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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The CJP then pointed out that NBP has waived off loans to many owners of textile mills.
That is because, if a site develops its own procedure or chooses to modify its waived (or moderately complex) protocol, the test automatically bumps up from waived to nonwaived high complexity status, and calibration verification, among other procedures, may be required in order to be fully compliant by state and federal regulations.
The contractor claims that the client has, after all that time, waived its rights to liquidated damages.
The Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs has taken this up seriously and I am confident that the charges will be waived any day now."
Either privilege may be waived by a litigant; however, a waiver applies to any work product and any communication related to the same subject matter.
In Fox Valley & Vicinity Const Workers Pension Fund v Brown (4) (which originated in the northern district of Illinois), the court determined that La urine Brown was not entitled to her ex-husband James Brown's pension benefits because, in their divorce decree, Laurine waived her interest in James' pension through the following language: "The parties each waive any interest or claim in and to any retirement, pension, profit-sharing and/or annuity plans resulting from the employment of the other party." The court based its decision on the absence of any language regarding waiver in the ERISA statute and that plan administrators are required to investigate the marital history of a participant to determine whether any facts exist that could affect the distribution of plan benefits.
Certain conflicts cannot be waived, either because the potentially competing interests are too adverse or for other reasons.
In all events, Madison argued, it could not have waived Bentley's monetary default because the lease contained a non-waiver provision.
Now that the deadline has passed, the new edict eases requirements for policyholders, requiring insurance companies that haven't waived the filing requirement to provide insureds with a written request, a blank proof-of-loss form and essentially no deadline.
In addition, score reporting fees will be waived for displaced college students who are investigating a transfer to another school.
Indonesia will receive unrestricted IMET this year, however, FMF remains subject to various certifications which may be may be waived by the Secretary of State.
Instead, the court found that the phrase "prescribed by law" in the California Constitution meant that the Legislature alone had the power to determine the circumstances under which a jury trial could be waived.