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exception

1. Law (formerly) a formal objection in the course of legal proceedings
2. Law a clause or term in a document that restricts the usual legal effect of the document

exception

An error condition that changes the normal flow of control in a program. An exception may be generated ("raised") by hardware or software. Hardware exceptions include reset, interrupt or a signal from a memory management unit. Exceptions may be generated by the arithmetic logic unit or floating-point unit for numerical errors such as divide by zero, overflow or underflow or instruction decoding errors such as privileged, reserved, trap or undefined instructions. Software exceptions are even more varied and the term could be applied to any kind of error checking which alters the normal behaviour of the program.
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NOTE: The cap exception is retroactive to the beginning of 2006.
The adoption of the recurring item exception, together with the holdings in Rev.
2006-12 only applies to taxpayers changing to an accounting method provided under the Sec: 263(a) regulations; it does not apply to taxpayers changing their method using the economic performance 3 1/2-month rule or recurring-item exception.
Instead, Roberts wrote that the federal government's "argument echoes the classic rejoinder of bureaucrats throughout history: If I make an exception for you, I'll have to make one for everybody, so no exceptions.
As a result, the relieving exception in proposed paragraph 56.
10) Since Carroll, the Supreme Court has decided cases with varying circumstances that have led to an expansion and clarification of the exception.
The second exception is an internal control deficiency caused by the failure in design or operation of a control.
If so, would you have some temporary exceptions such as for special shocks (price of oil, etc.
The "realists" have grasped at the clear proclamation at the beginning of the section proposed in Bill C-43, which condemned the killing of unborn human life, but they have underestimated not only the exception, but also the deadly general effect of exceptions upon divine principle and authority.
If you receive nonpublic personal information from a nonaffiliated financial institution under an exception in section 216.