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Conditional

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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Detached double garage at Glenhillhaugh, Kirkmahoe, Dumfries - granted conditionally.
He was discharged conditionally for six months and was ordered to pay PS100 compensation.
Returning Officer, Wadh Nasir Ahmed Mirwani declared the nomination papers of Sardar Akhtar Jan Mengal filed for PB-35 Khuzdar-3 seat correct and accepted them conditionally.
The NRDC also says that the EPA has had a poor track record of following up with conditionally registered pesticides, allowing products to stay on shelves without examining further studies.
Leon Aron Thomas, 20, of Birkdale Drive, Middlesbrough, discharged conditionally for 12 months and ordered to pay costs of pounds 85, for resisting a police officer in his duty, and using threatening, abusive, or insulting words or behaviour.
Formation of new access on to the A76 for Twentyshilling HillWindfarm at land near Greenhead Farm, Sanquhar - granted conditionally. Extension at Thistledo, Main Street, Kirkconnel - granted.
31 May 2013 - UK cloud-based technology firm Blur Group Plc (LON:BLUR) said today that it had conditionally raised USD11.5m (EUR8.9m) in gross proceeds from a share offering to existing and new institutional investors.
Callum David McPartland, 19, of Scott Road, Middlesbrough, discharged conditionally for 18 months, for assault.
Kalahari Minerals PLC (KAH.LN), a mining company, has conditionally raised GBP41.76m via share placing.
The Association of Consulting Actuaries wants the Government to remove the ban on conditionally indexed pension schemes - to help cap employers' costs into the future.
Applications decided in Dumfriesshire from April 8 to 12: Alterations and sub-division of one house into two at Keepers Cottage, Gibbonhill Road, Dumfries - granted conditionally.
Discharged conditionally for six months and ordered to pay PS20 costs and a PS15 victim surcharge.

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