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sever

To separate, as when the mineral interests are severed from the surface rights in real property.

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The provisions of this part are separate and severable from one
Therefore, based upon this statutory exception, the military departments may use current funds to pay for a severable services contract that extends into the next fiscal year so long as the contract does not exceed twelve months.
Comptroller General Decision B-317636, Severable Services Contracts.
The new, 40-acre compound is severable from the base and was specifically designed for detention operations and associated support requirements.
The court observed that in both of the cases involved, the ALJ and the Second District Court of Florida misinterpreted the Plan's notice provision as not severable based on the Plan's exclusivity of remedies rules.
At issue in this decision is whether services to be provided by GSA are severable or nonseverable, and whether the proposed IA would violate the Antideficiency Act.
If it is clear from its terms that a contract was intended to be severable, the court can enforce the lawful part and ignore the unlawful part.
For tax purposes, a covenant not to compete is recognized when it is severable from goodwill, the agreement is separately bargained for, and the covenant can be shown to have economic substance.
Although the United States is a founding sponsor of, and a contracting party to, both the Nuremberg Charter and the Genocide Convention, as well as the United Nations Charter, these legal facts have never made any difference to the United States when it comes to its blank-check support for Israel and their joint and severable criminal mistreatment of the Palestinians--truly the wretched of the earth
The fastening elements are severable from the continuous web in the transverse direction as longitudinal sections and the continuous web with the folded, Z-shaped configuration wound to form the roll.
The insured was not at fault as a motorist and the dropping of the rock was an event which was severable from the use and operation of his vehicle.