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for Qualified fee
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Qualified \Qual"i*fied\, a.
1. Fitted by accomplishments or endowments.
2. Modified; limited; as, a qualified statement.
Qualified fee (Law), a base fee, or an estate which has a
qualification annexed to it, the fee ceasing with the
qualification, as a grant to A and his heirs, tenants of
the manor of Dale.
Qualified indorsement (Law), an indorsement which modifies
the liability of the indorser that would result from the
general principles of law, but does not affect the
negotiability of the instrument. --Story.
Qualified negative (Legislation), a limited veto power, by
which the chief executive in a constitutional government
may refuse assent to bills passed by the legislative body,
which bills therefore fail to become laws unless upon a
reconsideration the legislature again passes them by a
certain majority specified in the constitution, when they
become laws without the approval of the executive.
Qualified property (Law), that which depends on temporary
possession, as that in wild animals reclaimed, or as in
the case of a bailment.
Syn: Competent; fit; adapted.
Usage: Qualified, Competent. Competent is most commonly
used with respect to native endowments and general
ability suited to the performance of a task or duty;
qualified with respect to specific acquirements and
From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :
QUALIFIED FEE, estates. One which has a qualification subjoined to it, and
which must be determined whenever the qualification annexed to it is at an
end. A limitation to a man and his heirs on the part of his father, affords
an example of this species of estate. Litt. Sec. 254; 2 Bouv. Inst. n. 1695.
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