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Boilerplate

Standard terms and conditions.

Boilerplate

Informal; standard language in a legal document. For example, a contract with few or no special conditions may use largely boilerplate language. In investing, the term often refers to a prospectus or a registration document.

boilerplate

Standardized technical language used in a legal document such as a prospectus or a registration statement.

boilerplate

A term used to refer to standard language appearing in almost all mortgages, leases, sale agreements, and other contracts. Important rights can be signed away by language lurking in the boilerplate;it is important to read all contracts thoroughly and not to skip anything.

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The Appellate Term further noted that under paragraph 17 (also a standard boiler plate provision) no written notice of default need be served where there has been a default in the payment of rent.
over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the last sentence in the boiler plate should read, "Accio Energy is testing prototype hardware and expects to launch products in late 2010" rather than "Accio Energy is testing prototype test hardware" as originally issued inadvertently.
HONOLULU, Hawaii -- In Mesa Air Group's boiler plate, last sentence should read: The Company, founded by Larry and Janie Risley in New Mexico in 1982, has approximately 3,500 employees (sted 3,700 employees).
SAN FRANCISCO -- In fourth sentence of Med-Vantage boiler plate, list of participating plans should include Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (sted Blue Cross of Massachusetts).
Also, the Virgin Mobile USA boiler plate for this news release should read:
This boiler plate request for proposal (RFP) has been used by large and small telecommunications companies in the US and Latin America including incumbent network operators making the switch to softswitch.
In the news release, GHI and HIP Launch Pilot Medical Home Network Project with Support from Commonwealth Fund, issued earlier today over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the HIP boiler plate was inadvertently left out of the original release.
Also, the Fast Forward boiler plate has been added to this version.
For the news release, "International Expert Group Initiates Largest Multi-center Phase III Trial to Evaluate NeuroAid(TM) in Stroke Recovery," issued earlier today by Moleac over Xinhua PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that in the company boiler plate of Moleac, the company web site should be "http://www.