exemption clause


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exemption clause

a term in a contract that seeks to exempt or excuse a party from his liability either under the contract to be performed or some other obligation. The clause must truly be part of the contract, and the court will, in the absence of clear acceptance, ask whether it was reasonable to say that it has been included providing a control of sorts over clause included on tickets by reference. It must be in words that could encompass the liability sought to be included. If the interpretation is ambiguous, it will be construed under reference to the CONTRA PROFERENTEM RULE. Such clauses are now regulated by the law on UNFAIR CONTRACT TERMS.
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It demonstrates poignantly how the ministerial exemption clause saved the lives of many--but not all--members of a rabbinic family (Figure 1).
Hailing it as a big victory, RTI activist Harinder Dhingra told M AIL T ODAY that it was a lesson to such public authorities and institutions that tried to hide behind the exemption clauses in the RTI Act to ensconse their " wrongdoings".
In response to the petition, the then UPA Government in 2013 said that New Delhi did not intend to take up the issue with ICJ as the exemption clause would ensure that India's appeal would be rejected, just like Pakistan's was.
But in the S&P case, "we're talking about federal regulators and securities regulators, because that exemption clause is so broad, it kicks us out of being able to act in those instances," says Boffetti.
The EU hopes a compromise with Canada, which currently chairs the Arctic Council, can include this exemption clause, EU sources said.
Both countries are engaged in talks over Preferential Trade Agreement (PTA) and Pakistan is requesting inclusion of exemption clause in trade defence laws.
Some parents invoke the religious exemption clause because they mistrust vaccines or regard them as harmful.
TOKYO - The Cabinet approved at a meeting Friday invoking an exemption clause in the law on the establishment of the Nuclear Regulation Authority to defer parliamentary approval of its appointments of Chairman Shunichi Tanaka and the panel's four other members.
The exemption clause enables the government to override this so long as the conditions for doing so are met.
The letter was published in Politico at the same time as a letter from prochoice Catholic politicians speaking out against the religious exemption clause appeared in The Hill; both Politico and The Hill are influential daily newspapers read by leaders in Congress and the administration.
7) The court of appeals affirmed the district court, ruled the exemption clause of the Federal Arbitration Act did not apply, found the arbitration clause distinguishable from Supreme Court precedent and to be neither unconscionable nor contrary to public policy.
The exemption clause of national health and annuity insurances will be adjusted to meet the given standard (working less than 60 hours) of employment insurance.