incompetent


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incompetent

1. Law not legally qualified
2. (of rock strata, folds, etc.) yielding readily to pressure so as to undergo structural deformation
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The incompetent party may disaffirm the contract without regard to that person's ability to understand the nature and consequences of the transaction.
Altogether 50 staff members, nursing 29 competent and 21 incompetent residents, were interviewed.
Precisely the objectives are: (i) To study the sex differences on motive to avoid success and fear of appearing incompetent; (ii) to study the relationship between the projective measure of motive to avoid success and fear of appearing incompetent, in males and females; and (iii) to study the usefulness of the new measure of motive to avoid success as proposed by Homer, Tresemer, Berens, and Watson (1973).
A durable power of attorney for health care appoints someone to make medical decisions on your behalf and only comes into play if you are incompetent.
Bridges notes the irony of due process protection, which sends the incompetents to the poor schools, where no one will complain.
A committee generally is appointed by the court to oversee the person and property of someone who has been judicially declared incompetent.
To weed out incompetent researchers, Shapiro and Charrow suggest that FDA give would-be investigators an examination, certifying those who pass to conduct clinical drug trials.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The National Petrochemical Company (NPC) will not wait for incompetent financiers to finance petrochemical projects, an NPC official said.
This devastating news suggests they are incompetent as well.
Furious Ms Macdonald said: "The way this has been managed by the Crown is incompetent.
But it's the incompetent management within the Health Boards, highlighted clearly in the recent report on Bestsi Cadwaladr, that has caused the problems for the ambulance service in the first place
ISLAMABAD -- Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry has expressed displeasure over appointment of incompetent law officers in the office of Advocate General Punjab (AGP) and non provision of proper assistance to court.