incompetent person

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someone who is not competent to take effective action

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The resolution adds that as the approval of the recruitment of the incompetent person as CEO PEDO was given by the Chief Minister Pervez Khattak through misusing his powers, which is tantamount to the violation of the Sections23/24 of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Ehtesab Commission (KPEC), but, so far it had initiated proceedings against Pervez Khattak, Akbar Ayub and Asad Omar, which is sheer cruelty and injustice.
The trend in the law has been to give incompetent persons the same rights as other individuals.
23) Instead, they are considered agents of the court with the role of protecting the rights of the incompetent person.
There is an emphasis on the need to obtain valid consent from competent patients and deals with issues of obtaining consent for a legally incompetent person.
The question here is, "Is Kiir now dealing with the NCP, and how is his dealing a success when he in an incompetent person and a leader for that matter.
How can an incompetent person become responsible for a family?
13) Additionally, if they have knowledge, a reasonable belief or suspicion that a sexual offence has been committed against a mentally incompetent person, they must report this immediately to the police.
The prohibition on trying an incompetent person is fundamental to our system of justice.
Fred David Johnson, 60, of North Hollywood pleaded to one felony count of oral copulation of an incompetent person, for a charge involving a 14-year-old boy.
9774 PERALTA Excepts the use of physical force which leads to emotional or physical harm from justification for such use of physical force by a parent, guardian, teacher or other caregiver of a person under 21 or an incompetent person.
7) The Cruzan case itself dealt with an incompetent person who, like Terri Schiavo, had left no formal advance indication of her wishes; the Court divided on the issue of the quantum of proof that a state might require to justify treatment discontinuance, with the majority accepting Missouri's specification of "clear and convincing evidence.
The fictive character of these directives is revealed with special clarity in the laws of some thirty-nine states providing that where an incompetent person has not specified a health care proxy in advance, the state will make that choice itself on the premise that most people would want what the state wants for them--that is, spouse first, adult children second, and so forth.
Substituted judgment directs that judges base their decisions on what the incompetent person would decide "if he or she were competent" (In re Moe, 1991, p.
the "Dead Man's Statute," which prohibits an interested person from testifying as to an oral communication with a now deceased or incompetent person.
But if you look past the florid contrast of their elaborate handles and actually compare the two laws, the language is essentially the same; both create an initial presumption of medical intervention where the patient does not have a living will, but both create a significant exception--to wit, the presumption does not apply where, in hospital judgment, the treatment is not possible or where it would hasten death or where it "would not contribute to sustaining the incompetent person's life or provide comfort to the incompetent person.