QUALIFICATION. Have the necessary qualities for a thing; To become President of the United States, the candidate must possess certain qualifications. See President of the United States. For example, reaching the age of majority is a qualification that must be met before a person has the capacity to enter into a contract. The possession by a person of natural or ancillary characteristics, qualities or circumstances that are intrinsically or legally necessary to enable the person to hold a public office or function. Thus, the ownership of a property can be made the qualification of an elector; Thus, holding a certain number of shares in a company may be the necessary qualification to sit on its board of directors. Cummings v. Missouri, 4 Wall, 319, 18 L. Ed. 356; Menschen v. Palen, 74 Hun, 289, 26 N. Y. Supp.
225; Hyde v. Staat, 52 Miss. 665. The qualification for the position is “the appropriate equipment or performance for an office; Have the legal requirements, equipped with properties adapted to the purpose. State v. Seay, 64 MB. 89, 27 Am. Rep. 206. Also a change or restriction of terms or language; usually by limiting expressions that, because of their generality, have a greater meaning than expected. The term qualification also refers to a restriction or restriction that limits the scope of language (such as that contained in a statute) that would otherwise have a broader meaning. Basic fee, free, condition, general notes, payable, provided qualified discount, cross.
A particular attribute, capacity, property or possession that a person must possess to hold office or perform a public function. Nglish: Translation of unqualified for Spanish speakers.