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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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Does the Supreme Court have the authority to declare ultra vires any law if made incompetently by parliament or if it impinges upon or breach the fundamental rights as guaranteed under the Constitution or if it is in conflict or expressly militates against a particular provision of the Constitution,' the chief justice asked senior counsel Farooq H.
In no small measure, this unpreparedness is because we have managed to squander our enormous advantages by naively, myopically, or incompetently, failing to protect them.
It was a well planned, if incompetently executed, venture.
He said that Chief Election Commissioner should immediately resign for holding LB polls incompetently adding that on the directives of Supreme Court of Pakistan KP government held LG election.
But the President did exactly the opposite: He brought along and protected his own "barkada"; presided over the instant conversion of his predecessor's "balimbing" supporters; used old and new forms of pork barrel to keep them loyal; incompetently handled one issue after another; and implemented programs mostly beneficial to an elite few while the rest make do with crumbs.
It was subject to self-serving decisions by board members, incompetently run by unqualified party-men and sucked dry by the unions with the blessing of the politicians who had turned it into a dumping ground for unemployable party members; there was a time, not too many years ago, when it employed in excess of 2,000 staff on wages and benefits that profitable airlines did not pay.
The ruling Justice and Development Party (AK Party) has fallen under much criticism in terms of incompetently protecting women and laborers.
The defeat -- ''a massacre,'' The Economist called it -- marks the final collapse of Obamaism, a species of left liberalism so intrusive, so incompetently executed and ultimately so unpopular that it will be seen as a parenthesis in American political history.
The simple fact is you used a car, a potentially lethal weapon, to intimidate somebody but you used it so incompetently and dangerously you caused serious injury.
Oracle," the civil suit says, "overcharged for poorly trained personnel who performed incompetently, hid from the state the true status of its abysmal progress, made promises it could not fulfill, repeatedly failed to meet critical deadlines, and failed to fix - but demanded to be paid for - shoddy work.
They, allegedly professionals, misread the case so incompetently that the jury had no hesitation in throwing out all the charges against him.
Prosecution of the war was concurrent with the grand-strategic background of the Cold War, even if dishonestly devised and incompetently conducted.