lack of capacity
index incapacity

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  • capacity — ca·pac·i·ty n pl ties 1: a qualification, power, or ability (as to give consent or make a testament) created by operation of law 2: an individual s ability or aptitude; esp: mental ability as it relates to responsibility for the commission of a… …   Law dictionary

  • lack — I verb be bereft of, be deficient, be deprived of, be desirous, be destitute, be in need, be in want, be inadequate, be inferior, be insufficient, be needy, be poor, be wanting, be without, crave, desiderate, desire, fall short, feel a dearth,… …   Law dictionary

  • capacity defense — Generic term to describe lack of fundamental ability to be accountable for actions, as one under duress lacks the capacity to contract and hence when sued on such contract he interposes defense of lack of capacity. Similarly, a child accused of… …   Black's law dictionary

  • capacity — noun 1 amount held/produced ADJECTIVE ▪ high, large ▪ a high capacity electric pump ▪ large capacity disk drives ▪ limited, small …   Collocations dictionary

  • lack — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ profound, serious, severe ▪ conspicuous, distinct, notable, noticeable, obvious, remarkable …   Collocations dictionary

  • Capacity (law) — The capacity of both natural and artificial persons determines whether they may make binding amendments to their rights, duties and obligations, such as getting married or merging, entering into contracts, making gifts, or writing a valid will.… …   Wikipedia

  • Mental Capacity Act 2005 — The Mental Capacity Act 2005[1] Parliament of the United Kingdom Long title An Act to make new provision relating to persons who lack capacity; to establ …   Wikipedia

  • partial capacity — lack of efficiency, failure to reach full potential …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Carrying capacity — The supportable population of an organism, given the food, habitat, water and other necessities available within an environment is known as the environment s carrying capacity for that organism. For the human population, more complex variables… …   Wikipedia

  • Nameplate capacity — Nameplate capacity, also known as the rated capacity, nominal capacity, installed capacity or maximum effect, refers to the intended technical full–load sustained output of a facility such as a power plant,[1][2] a chemical plant,[3] fuel… …   Wikipedia

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