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waiver

1. the voluntary relinquishment, expressly or by implication, of some claim or right
2. the act or an instance of relinquishing a claim or right
3. a formal statement in writing of such relinquishment
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The party which has the benefit of a right under a contract can waive that right.
Now that the amnesty is here and the local authorities have decided to waive all charges, we have also requested our government to waive the charge.
Several state governments as well as a number of national livestock and poultry groups are calling on EPA to waive requirements to blend ethanol into gasoline for two years or more to allow corn stocks to rebound following this year's drought in the Corn Belt.
However, some have complained that residency departments are refusing to waive their fines even if they submit letters explaining their situation.
Canadian carrier WestJet on Wednesday announced that it will waive all baggage fees for military personnel effective immediately.
will waive premiums in the event of a disability before age 65, with the waiver staying in effect until the insured recovers or turns 65, whichever comes first.
Supreme Court decision holds that an ex-spouse can't waive her interest in a former spouse's ERISA-governed pension plan through the divorce decree alone Thus, former spouses must change the beneficiary designation or risk inadvertently enriching their former partners.
All affected parties are fully informed and consent to waive the conflict; and
However, the early 2000s saw a shift in government policy and standards of the auditing profession, encouraging companies to waive attorney-client privilege to be deemed "cooperative" with government investigations or substantiate tax positions--and by extension, other positions--to auditors.
There is no reason why non-waiver clauses should not apply to circumstances such as those here, to permit a landlord to accept untimely rent payments and continue the tenancy without "having such acceptance brandished as evidence of intent to waive a default.
The Eastern District of California has taken the position that documents provided to a reinsurer by the insurer's agent in response to a request for information on certain claims did not waive attorney-client privilege.
According to legal experts, the decision makes California one of only two states that do not honor pre-dispute contracts to waive a jury trial.