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A person who has not reached the age of majority, which varies from 15 to 25 depending on jurisdiction and situation. A minor has fewer legal rights and responsibilities than a legal adult. For example, a minor may not enter contracts or vote, and often has personal restrictions on tobacco or alcohol consumption and sexual activity.


A person who has not yet reached the age of majority required to enter into binding contracts.

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Edcel Lagman who hit the majority-installed minority leader.
The duly-recognized minority has guaranteed membership in committees while lawmakers who are considered independents do not.
He added, 'The speaker's duty thereafter is limited to ensuring the list is submitted by the Minority party accompanied by the minutes of the meeting at which the party made its decision.'
Educational schemes like merit-cum-scholarship for technical & professional courses, pre-matric scholarship, post-matric scholarship, Maulana Azad National Fellowship for minority students, loan schemes of National Minority Development & Finance Corporation (NMDFC) for economic activities, Schemes of Maulana Azad Education Foundation (MAEF) for promotion of education, free coaching and allied scheme.
* Have the numbers of minority teachers been going up or down?
Another way the group hopes to foster connections between women and minority owned businesses and some of the major players in the industry is through the creation of net-t working events.
Whether it is an at-large election, an annexation, polling place change or redistricting, changes in voting procedures and practices have resulted in discrimination against minority voters.
The minority also considered L'Orage a place with a decidedly public character.
Each expert witness determined a minority interest or lack-of-control discount by reference to general equity closed-end funds.
It is tempting to blame the insufficient production of minority Ph.D.s on the admissions process and a tack of financial support.
Such cultural knowledge is critical for sexual health research or interventions in sexual minority populations because a project that inadvertently sends the message "We don't understand you" could alienate the very people it seeks to reach.
Some of these "majority-minority" districts were created to comply with the part of the Act that says states cannot systematically "dilute" minority voting power.

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