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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 one-time unemployment benefit waives, if certain terms and conditions are met, one continuous year of premiums.
As a result, it is now more important than ever in a divorce for the employee-spouse to properly change beneficiaries when the other spouse waives his or her interest in the employee spouse's ERISA governed pension plan.
EVERY week, the Los Angeles City Council waives fees for events, most of them nonprofit fairs and community functions that couldn't afford the permits.
In many cases, the company reportedly waives attorney-client and work-product privilege.
According to the court there, all an owner waives in permitting the contractor to complete beyond the contract-mandated completion date is a highly-technical one--the right to use the contractor's delay as a defense against the contractor's claim for contract balance due.
Twentieth Century (800-345-2021) waives its minimum initial investment requirement when you sign up for the automatic investment plan (equity funds, excluding gift trust and internationally emerging growth funds).
This notice waives for one year the tax that otherwise might be due under the new rules.
This waiver, which waives installation charges, secondary service order charges and one month's recurring charges for Call Forwarding and MemoryCall, is available for 60 days.
The new flexible policy waives penalties in case of war or heightened Homeland security status.
As the council discussed ways to limit spending, one of the issues that drew the most attention involved the amounts the city waives in fees for special permits.
Most landlords in New York City are aware that a landlord waives the right to enforce a "no pet" clause in the lease if the landlord fails to commence summary proceedings within three months after the landlord has knowledge of a pet being harbored in an apartment.