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INELIGIBL Definition & Legal Meaning

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Disqualified to be elected to an office; also disqualified to hold an office if elected or appointed to it. State v. Murray, 28 Wis. 99, 9 Am. Rep. 4S9. Inesse potest donation!, modus, conditio sive causa; nt modus est; si conditio; quia causa. In a gift there may be manner, condition, and cause; as [ut] introduces a manner; if, [si,j a condition; because, [quia,] a cause. Dyer, 138.


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