Definitions for "GRANDFATHER CLAUSE"
A provision in an agreement, including the GATT but not the WTO, that allows signatories to keep certain of their previously existing laws that otherwise would violate the agreement.
The provision of an exemption in a new law for those who are already a part of the system so that its application is limited to people who are new to the system.
Laws providing new or additional professional or business qualifications often contain a "grandfather clause", exempting persons presently practicing an affected profession or business from having to comply.
Keywords:  cjf, cmf, horseshoers, membership, join
A B.W.F.A. membership policy which allowed horseshoers to join as CJF I, CJF II, and CMF members without taking examinations, based upon prior experience.
Keywords:  guarantor, guarantee
guarantee guarantor
Hazard Insurance Homeowners Association
Grandfathered activities Grant
sections of a bill not applying to activities before a specific date