waiting period

waiting period
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Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

waiting period
A period of time that must elapse before a person can take some action or enforce some legal right.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

waiting period
The period of time between the filing of the registration statement and the effective date of the registration statement.

Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. . 2010.

waiting period
n. The amount of time that must pass before a right is given, as, for example, registration of a handgun, or grant of a marriage license; in insurance policies, the period of time during which a policyholder must wait before starting to collect benefits, e.g., as with a 90 day wait after disability commences before disability benefits will start to be paid by the insurance company.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

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