vested right

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District of Columbia Zoning Commission,(363) landowners acquired no vested right by reason of construction of a townhome in the District of Columbia when they had notice of planned use development limitations through closing and title documents.
30) several courts have inferred that promised retiree health benefits are a vested right to which workers are entitled.
They argued that they had a vested right, pursuant to the declaration and bylaws, to elect a majority of the board and that no law could impair those vested rights.
The health of our citizens cannot be measured by any cost and treatment anywhere is a vested right for them," he said.
58) As a consequence, "a pension granted by the public authorities [was] not a contractual obligation, but a gratuitous allowance, in the continuance of which the pensioner has no vested right.
Sections-8 and 9 of the Civil Servants Act, 1973 read together with section 4(1) proviso (b) of the Service Tribunals Act, 1973 are very clear on that However, to be considered for promotion and seniority is a vested right.
177 Ill 2d 207, 685 NE2d 335 (1997), the court said "once a statute of limitations has expired, the defendant has a vested right to invoke the bar of the limitations period as a defense to a cause of action.
Second, it gives some insight into the sovereign immunity problem: If the claimant had a vested property right and Congress constituted the United States as trustee of that property, it might be thought that Congress could not (or could not have deliberately intended to) subsequently divest that vested right--just as if Congress had previously granted a vested right in some lands, it could not (or could not have deliberately intended to) subsequently divest the title.
The Board held, inter alia, that the bylaws neither implied nor stated that physicians have a vested right to hospital privileges.
Hence, if the plaintiffs can demonstrate they had a vested right to a patent covered by their application prior to the enactment of JNRAA, its enactment would constitute a divestment of property in violation of the Fifth Amendment.