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Subject to change; dependent upon or granted based on the occurrence of a future, uncertain event.

A conditional payment is the payment of a debt or obligation contingent upon the performance of a certain specified act. The right to demand back payment if the condition fails is generally reserved.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

LEGACY, CONDITIONAL. A bequest which is to take effect upon the happening or, not happening of a certain event. Lownd. Leg. 166; Rop. Leg. Index, tit. Condition.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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In 2016, Franson moved to vacate his conditional release term, which the court construed as a motion for postconviction relief.
Her, which said that a District Court may not impose the 10-year conditional release term for a conviction for failing to register unless a jury finds the defendant is a level-III offender or the defendant admits it.
He was fined and sentenced to 18 months conditional discharge.
The conditional structures in procedural languages of robotic systems
Subject to compliance by Ellomay PS with the milestones and other provisions, including a financial closing, the provision of guarantees and the construction of the pumped storage hydro power plant, the conditional license is valid for a period of 72 months commencing from the date of its approval by the Minister,
Marc Anthony Lee Boden, 25, of Bridge Road, Stockton, given a 12-month community order with a rehabilitation activity requirement and ordered to pay PS60 compensation, PS85 costs and an PS85 charge for theft of meat, possessing a Class A drug and breaching a conditional discharge.
Geographically, the global conditional access systems market has been segmented into five regions: North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa (MEA), and Latin America.
They taught first a conditional discrimination AB with two samples and two comparisons.
The main goal in this paper will be to outline a mental model theory (Johnson-Laird & Byrne, 1991, 2002) of reasoning about the conditional except if.
The results in Experiment 1 and 2 are presented as the percentage of participants indicating that each truth table case was true or false with respect to the exceptive negative conditionals. Statistical analysis took the form of traditional within-subject analysis of variance, to analyse the effects of the type of mood of the exceptive conditional on the inference made in the truth table task.
Back in Excel 2003, the Conditional Formatting dialog box offered a dropdown that you could change from "Cell Value Is" to "Formula Is." Although it was rarely used, the formulabased conditions allow for creative formulas where the color of an entire row could be changed based on one value in that row.