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someone to whom a legacy is bequeathed

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Priyanka's formal plunge into her destiny as a legatee of Indira Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru has set the Congress ablaze in delighted anticipation on the eve of the general elections.
However, article 1049 Civil Code provides that when it comes to money, valuables or securities, specialized institutions will not be able to proceed to the delivery of the legacy covering the above, except by judgment or heir certificate which prove the validity of the testamentary disposition and the quality of legatee, the provisions relating to report and reduction being applicable.
"We take pride that we are part of a force which is legatee of more than 700 martyrs which has given a lot of sacrifices for the protection of citizens and maintain law and order," he said.
(b) an action relating to succession in which the diplomatic agent is involved as executor, administrator, heir or legatee as a private person and not on behalf of the sending State;
RJD chief Lalu Prasad , a legatee of Mandal politics and who is fighting a crucial election in Bihar, dared the Modi government to scrap the quotas on Twitter.
In this case, two installment payments would be included in the estate's gross income, and the balance would be taxable to the legatee and included in his gross income in the year received.
The treaty said that a diplomat also enjoys immunity from its civil and administrative jurisdiction except in the case of: (a) a real action relating to private immovable property situated in the territory of the receiving State, unless he holds it on behalf of the sending State for the purposes of the mission; (b) an action relating to succession in which the diplomatic agent is involved as executor, administrator, heir or legatee as a private person and not on behalf of the sending State; (c) an action relating to any professional or commercial activity exercised by the diplomatic agent in the receiving State outside his official functions.
However after the cardinal's own death the residual legatee, Joseph Bonaparte, erstwhile King of Spain, objected to the bequest on the grounds that since the academy was not yet operating it did not exist.
Micromax Canvas Blaze HD ,the legatee of Micromax's Canvas Blaze smartphone, sports 5-inch IPS display with a 720x1280 pixels resolution and runs on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OS.
Even during a very brief period ever since its coming into power, the Nawaz-led Pakistan Muslim League-N government has proved to be a true legatee of Quaid e Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah and his party Pakistan Muslim League that achieved landmark target of creation of a separate homeland for the Muslims of the Sub-Continent.
Furthermore, Ali Talpur wrote, "Pakistan, by claiming to be the legatee of the glory of Islam burdened itself with heavy historical baggage."
A legatee, in different senses, of both Derridean deconstruction and the critical theory of the Frankfurt School, Stiegler's work represents a challenging and stimulating synthesis for sympathisers and critics alike.
In an unpublished opinion, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals held that a disclaimer by a legatee did not result in a lapsed bequest under Mississippi state law that would have resulted in taxable gifts of property passing to the legatee's heirs.
I am the legatee of Neanderthal man, crouching in the mouth of a rude cave, fearfully gnawing on a haunch of something he managed to kill.