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QUALIFIED. This term is frequently used in law. A man hag a qualified property in animals ferae naturae, while they remain in his power, but, as soon as they regain their liberty, his property in them is lost. A man has a qualified right to recover property of which he is not the owner, but which was unlawfully taken out of his possession. But this right may be defeated by the owner bring a suit or claiming the property. Vide Animals; Trover.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Qualified retail improvements are costs associated with improvements to interior portions of a nonresidential building that are open to the general public and used in the retail trade or business of selling tangible personal property to the general public.
Thus, it appears that, even though the regulations treat the distributed interest as having been acquired on the date the qualified trust acquired such interest, there will be no retroactive application that could either cause or undo an ownership shift or change on those prior testing dates.
Instead of reassigning non-highly qualified paraprofessionals to new positions closer to the June deadline before the new school year, district officials decided to wait midyear to give the educators more time to prepare for and pass the state test.
Four of these exceptions relate to specific services: (1) a qualified warranty; (2) a qualified delivery; (3) a qualified operating manual; and (4) a qualified installation.
* Treatment of qualified participations and residuals for purposes of determining the depreciation deduction using the income forecast method for films, recordings, books and similar property;
In evaluating Officer Brosseau's shooting of Haugen, the Court--pursuant to the two-step approach it prescribed in Katz--first touched on the issue of whether the force used was constitutional, indicating that it would bypass this and focus solely on the qualified immunity question.
Developers can qualify for a new tax credit when they construct, or substantially rehabilitate, qualified energy-efficient homes and sell them to residential purchasers.
Under HIPAA, qualified long-term care insurance policies, in exchange for tax advantages, must contain certain consumer protection provisions.
The service provider also must not have other relationships with the qualified user (e.g., the hospital) that limit the qualified user's ability to exercise its rights under the contract.
Qualified plans are governed by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) and must be offered to all employees.
Specifically, it allows for an 80% interest deduction for a "qualified tax-exempt obligation" acquired before Aug.

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