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INELIGIBILITY. The incapacity to be lawfully elected.
     2. This incapacity arises from various, causes, and a person may be incapable of being elected to one office who may, be elected to another; the incapacity may also be perpetual or temporary.
     3.-1. Among perpetual inabilities may be reckoned, 1. The inability of women to be elected to a public office. 2. Of citizens born in a foreign country to be elected president of the United States.
     4.-2. Among the temporary inabilities may be mentioned, 1. The holding of an office declared by law to be incompatible with the one sought. 2. The non-payment of the taxes required by law. 3. The want of certain property qualifications required by the constitution. 4. The want of age, or being over the age required. Vide Eligibility. Incompatibility.

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The Company's statement of ineligibility is not only inaccurate, but also misleading and calculated to prevent shareholders from exercising their right to vote in this matter.
The Highlanders have placed first in the past three City finals but had to forfeit the title to Palisades in 2002 because of an ineligibility.
ISLAMABAD, 25 March , 2009 (Frontier Star) -- As many as 7 petitions have been filed after removal of the legal lacuna praying the Supreme Court (SC) to review the decision of apex court 3-member bench on disqualification of Sharif brothers besides staying the ineligibility verdict till the petitions are decided.
Reno and continue to advise clients on how to transfer assets and wait the period of ineligibility before applying for Medicaid.
And qualifications are advertised during the suspension period, for the proposal submission deadline date period of ineligibility after the end of projects, professional We will accept the proposals.
Consequently, if they should commit any further act of corrupt conduct they are liable to (i) further separate disciplinary proceedings for breaches of the relevant Code or rules and (ii) in the case of Asif and Butt and where such breach occurs during the suspended part of their original period of ineligibility, the activation of that suspended period of ineligibility.
The statement added: "Aggravating circumstances justify the imposition of a period of ineligibility greater than the standard sanction of 2 years, and the period of ineligibility should be increased to the maximum period of 4 years.
Thousands of entries and declarations are made each year without mishap, but something has gone badly wrong here for The Young Master's ineligibility not to have been picked up.
Tanzanian women of reproductive age can accurately determine whether they are ineligible to use combination oral contraceptives because of medical reasons such as blood clots or diabetes, according to a cross-sectional study conducted in rural and peri-urban regions (1) Overall, the women's own assessment of their eligibility or ineligibility, as aided by a poster depicting medically valid contraindications, agreed with the assessment of trained nurses in four out of five cases.
Because of his placement in Milan's 25-man A List, and 18-year-old Niang's ineligibility for list B, the French teenager had to be left out of the squad.
ISLAMABAD -- Supreme Court (SC) has issued notice to Attorney General of Pakistan (AGP) to appear before the court regarding a case pertaining to Perez Musharraf's lifetime ineligibility for contesting in election.
Thurrock - for whom striker Barnett played four times at the start of the 2012-13 season, most crucially in the 2-0 win against Lewes - argued that the player was not aware of his ineligibility because he was in prison at the time Wakefield team Wilton folded with outstanding debts to the West Riding Football Association.