Indefinite Term


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Indefinite Term

A prison sentence for a specifically designated length of time up to a certain prescribed maximum, such as one to ten years or twenty-five years to life.

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Article 75 is amended to increase the notice period for terminating indefinite term contracts from 30 to 60 days for employees paid on a monthly basis and from 15 to 30 days for all other employees.
Risk assets' growth and treasuries' yield decline confirm that players expect the Fed to continue infusions for an indefinite term.
Both agreements will be signed for an indefinite term and will enter into force upon receipt of notification in writing through diplomatic channels about implementation of internal procedures by the states.
The sentencing judge found Hodgson warranted an indefinite term because he was "capable of going over the edge" and was a "significant risk of causing serious harm".
After expiration of the initial term of the contract, it becomes a contract of indefinite term and can be terminated with a one-month notice and without incurring penalties.
Jones was jailed for 16 months after he admitted breaching a sexual offences prevention order imposed for an indefinite term at Mold crown court in May 2009, and attempting to breach it.
Blanchard was appointed to the Planning Board for a term ending in 2016 and Donald Miller was appointed to the Economic Development Committee for an indefinite term.
The married father faces an indefinite term behind bars.
The duration of an indefinite term contract, on the other hand, is not.
Speaking at the time, Judge David Wood ruled there were no exceptional circumstances to avoid the indefinite term.
LAHORE, May 25 -- The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday issued a notice to the finance secretary and National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) President Syed Ali Raza on a petition challenging the president's appointment for an indefinite term.
Jason Owen, 37, was originally given an indeterminate sentence for public protection - with a minimum term of three years - at the Old Bailey in May, But three judges in the Court of Appeal in London allowed his appeal against the indefinite term of imprisonment, and replaced it with a sentence of six years imprisonment.