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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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"Given that I am 42 years old, I must say I find this extremely surprising," he said, asking to waive his right to a pension for as long as he holds any post in government.
Supreme Court decision holds that an ex-spouse can't waive her interest in a former spouse's ERISA-governed pension plan through the divorce decree alone Thus, former spouses must change the beneficiary designation or risk inadvertently enriching their former partners.
The court focused on the generality of the architect's contractual mandate in making the rather tenuous argument that the architect could not bind the owner where there was no contractual provision that specifically granted the architect the authority to waive a violation of the general contract on behalf of the owner.
Rowe Price (800-638-5660) waives minimum initial investment requirements for participants in the Automatic Asset Builder Plan.
The landlord has obviously not expressly agreed to waive its claim against the abandoning tenant, but that tenant will often argue that there should be a deemed waiver, under a doctrine of "surrender by operation of law" (See generally Riverside Research Institute v.
In such cases, the courts must decide if the disclosure waives the right of privilege.
"We will not let Prime Minister Modi sleep till he waives off loans of farmers, all opposition parties will unitedly demand this.
If an actual bill covers more than a year because there was no earlier reading, the board now waives interest for six months to give owners more time to pay.
"We will not let Prime Minister Modi sleep till he waives loans of farmers, all opposition parties will unitedly demand this.