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Binding; possessing legal force or strength; legally sufficient.A valid contract, for example, is one that has been executed in compliance with all the requisite legal formalities and is binding upon, and enforceable by, the individuals who executed it.

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having legal force; effective, having legal authority.
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VALID. An act, deed, will, and the like, which has received all the formalities required by law, is said to be valid or good in law.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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'I am sure you are aware that for us to produce our passports we are spending money and it is a lot of money and given a shorter period in terms of validity, surely there is no utility,' said Simataa
Validity is a commercial litigation finance company that provides businesses, law firms and individuals with non-recourse financing for a wide variety of commercial disputes.
A meta-analysis of weighted effects sizes (r) reported predictive validity coefficient for the MCAT in the preclinical years of r-0.399 predictive power of MCAT for Medical school GPA decreasing from 0.44 for first and second year to 0.32 in third year.10 Similar findings have been reported for Undergraduate Medical and Health Science Admission Test (UMAT),11 the Biomedical Admission Test (BMAT),8 and the Aptitude and Achievement test.6 Studies of predictive validity of Dental school Admission Tests (DAT) reported from different countries have shown moderate to weak positive correlation between DAT scores and academic performance in dental schools tending to decline from year one to year three.12-14
Keywords: AMEET inventory, Exploratory factor analysis, Confirmatory factor analysis, Construct validity. (JPMA 69: 34; 2019)
It also stated that extending the validity of some components of the budgets would guarantee the implementation of the government's priority projects as well as aid and relief activities.
According to Warmbrod (2014), researchers should provide evidence "in journal articles documenting the validity of test scores, including a description of item-generating strategies to establish content validity, judgements of experts attesting face validity, and empirical evidence documenting criterion and construct validity" (p.
"There is no evidence of clinical validity and clinical utility to suggest that ctDNA assays are useful for cancer screening, outside of a clinical trial," the authors write.
The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) is giving telcos six months to adjust their systems for the implementation of the one-year validity of regular prepaid load.
Summary: Current passports with five-year validity are still valid until the expiry date
05-12-2017 issued jointly by the NTC, DICT, and DTI, extending the validity of prepaid load to one year.
Summary: Passport applications processed on January 3 onwards will get 10-year validity