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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Over 40 lakh persons were not found eligible for inclusion in draft National Register of Citizens, in addition, over one lakh persons were subsequently found ineligible after they were originally included in draft NRC.
In any case, the report shows, of the Sh88.98 billion figure, only pending bills worth Sh51.28 billion are eligible for payment, suggesting that another figure of S7.70 billion presented for verification was ineligible for payment because of lack documentation to support the claims or in some instances goods or services were never deliveredA total of Sh10.80 billion of the eligible pending bills were paid between June 30, 2018 and February 15, 2019, meaning that the actual outstanding balance of pending bills in counties stands at S0.47 billion.Mr Ouko says the reason for ineligibility for the pending bills as at June 30, 2018 is because of lack of documentation and work or services not done or delivered.
The ministry referred to other criteria, such as electricity consumption up to 1,000 kW per month, mobile phone bills of EGP 1,000 per month, and the enrolment of children in foreign schools whose education expenses can exceed EGP 30,000 per month--all of which render citizens ineligible.
A government where whole nation is in the condition of captivity, ineligible PM cannot save himself through making opposition leaders arrest
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'According to Islamic teachings a person if proves false once, he becomes ineligible for life to testify before a court in a matter', Chief Justice Khosa remarked.
Exposure to ineligible assets has not been large enough to materially impact transaction performance, and in conversations with Fitch, the relevant managers have committed to take remedial action by selling the assets and reviewing their processes.
Rift Valley education coordinator Mary Gaturu condemned the fielding of ineligible players saying it defeats efforts to help students develop their talents.