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incompetent

Legally not able to make decisions, enter into contracts, or execute wills.This may be a result of a permanent mental impairment, as when one is declared non compos mentis or incompetent, or it may be for temporary reasons, such as a minor child's inability to make binding contracts.

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'The PTI government wants to loot the people to hide their incompetency. They want to end the 1973 Constitution and the 18th Amendment to take the rights away from the provinces,' said the PPP chairman, adding that the PPP would not compromise come what may 'even if every one of us is sent to jail'.
The incompetency of teachers nowadays seems questionable.
'Because of the incompetency of the government, we had to reduce our defence budget...
He said the worst enemy of the economy was not corruption or bad politicians but incompetency.
The charges against Rialmo allege these violations: action or conduct impeding department efforts to achieve its policy and goals or bringing discredit upon the department; disobeying an order or directive; inattention to duty; incompetency or inefficiency in the performance of duty; and unlawful or unnecessary use or display of a weapon.
'I personally believe that you're covering up for the incompetency or inefficiency of your people.
We do not need you here," shouted the residents, accusing the fire staff of incompetency. class="MsoNormalMr Ali thanked NYS for their prompt response and requested the county government to equip the camp with fire-fighting equipment.
appeals, arguing that he is entitled to a new trial for any of the following reasons: (1) the circuit court erred in providing the jury an inaccurate and incomplete jury instruction as to incompetency because the jury instruction failed to include the statutory definition of a phrase in one of the elements of incompetency; (2) R.M.C.'s trial counsel rendered ineffective assistance by failing to object to the jury instruction; or (3) we should exercise our discretionary reversal authority under WIS.
It speaks a lot about its incompetency,"Tishita Chopra, mother of a Class X student of Shiv Nadar School, told IANS.
Many also complained that their post-exam plans had gone haywire, apart from the mental torture they had to undergo because of the CBSE's "incompetency".
"This really is financial incompetency of the highest order," he said, lifting up his copy of the budget, adding that he thought money was being spent "recklessly" on projects such as the PS17m under-construction Hampton by Hilton hotel.
"The objective of this exercise is to address the high rate of crashes attributed to the incompetency of drivers."