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A jury officer at the Bureau will decide whether that person can be excused, based on the details given, and although you get some recompense for loss of earnings there is a limit on this.
Q: When must an agency grant the five days of excused absence?
Upon such an occurrence, the parties are excused from performance under the contract.
4You may be excused from service or have it deferred.
If you are over 65, have been on a jury within the last two years, are a member of the armed forces, in the medical profession or are MP you can be excused.
Third, the characterization of a defense may substantially alter the outcome to the accused: the justified defendant goes entirely and appropriately free; the excused defendant may be subject to civil or quasi-criminal interference with his or her liberty because he or she may continue to be non-responsible and dangerous.
The contractor is excused from performance where the owner refuses to permit him to proceed, fails to provide the required means to complete the contract, or fails to make payments provided by the contract, including installment payments.
Last year, in ``one-trial'' courts, more than 75,000 people were excused, about 20 percent for financial hardship and more than 40 percent for medical problems.
I don't want this to effect my job, and would like to know if I have to goJustin says: Unless someone is disqualified, has the right to be excused or has a valid reason for discretionary excusal then they must attend for jury service.
The guy will smile nervously, ask if he can be excused to go to the bathroom and then never return because he has escaped through the service entrance and is currently boarding the next plane to Buenos Aires.
VENTURA - The conspiracy and perjury trial of Beverlee Sue Merriman was postponed Thursday until April 25 after a third juror was temporarily excused because of a family emergency, creating the possibility of a mistrial.
Thanks to excused absences, family illness and a funeral, the council was unable to get 10 of its 15 members present to conduct a meeting.