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Waiver

A statement of the voluntary surrender of a right. For example, suppose a company provides customers a service that might be dangerous, such as bungee jumping. The company may require customers to sign a waiver relinquishing the right to sue the company for negligence if a problem occurs. This reduces the company's risk in the conduct of its business.

waiver

The voluntary relinquishment of a known right, remedy, claim, or privilege.
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Further, the judgment should explicitly provide that the waiving spouse will take all necessary steps to waive her interest and will sign any such documents upon presentation.
* waiving availability restrictions on insurance checks
Waiving your rights of recovery against another party when you have no insurance to cover the loss will certainly leave you vulnerable.
are waiving a jury trial for all contract, tort, statutory, and other claims."
A judicial waiver involves the juvenile court waiving jurisdiction over a case and sending it to criminal court for prosecution.
By waiving these regulations, these electrical companies will be able to assist all those impacted in a more efficient and effective manner.
'Hawker licence fees is such a small negligible sum that it is not enough, waiving their stall rental costs would help them more,' he said.
He said both banks and the client were involved in waiving off of loans resulting loss to the national kitty.
When the hearing resumed, De Lima asked the two if waiving their right to counsel was voluntary on their part.
The KP government had initiated its Bacha Khan Khel Rozgar Scheme to, which also included waiving of loans of more than 50 deceased borrowers.
He said it was unclear what dollar amount the board would be waiving for the building and zoning fees; depending on the formulas used, the fees could range from several hundred to a few thousand dollars.
In some jurisdictions, however, by providing privileged information, you may be effectively waiving that privilege to other third parties.