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  1. Nikie Jim
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    Hi,

    I have rcvd a conduct certificate from govt officials (police dept) which states as below. Would you please clear my doubt what does it mean?

    '' There is no adverse information against Mr. Nikie Jim holder of so and so passport port no isssued at so and so place date which would be render him ineligible for grand of travel facilities including visa for any country".

    My doubt is: If there is no adverse info. on my (i.e no criminal or other violations) then it would have been ".... which would be render him eligible for grand of travel..."
    But above it says ineligible!!

    Kindly let me know was that a typing error or it is right?? I shall be very very grateful, as matter of urgency, if anybody can help me in this regard.

    thank you...

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    Re: Nikie Jim

    No; they're right:
    There is nothing that would make you not eligible = You are eligible

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    Re: Difficulty in understanding sentence

    Quote Originally Posted by Jimmy SA View Post
    Hi,

    I have rcvd a conduct certificate from govt officials (police dept) which states as below. Would you please clear my doubt what does it mean?

    '' There is no adverse information against Mr. Nikie Jim holder of so and so passport port no isssued at so and so place date which would be render him ineligible for grand of travel facilities including visa for any country".

    My doubt is: If there is no adverse info. on my (i.e no criminal or other violations) then it would have been ".... which would be render him eligible for grand of travel..."
    But above it says ineligible!!

    Kindly let me know was that a typing error or it is right?? I shall be very very grateful, as matter of urgency, if anybody can help me in this regard.

    thank you...
    "There is no adverse information which would render him ineligible." That is good news. If there was a comma, it would be bad:
    "There is no adverse information, which would render him ineligible".

    Consider the difference in these medical reports"
    "There is no detectable pathology indicating that he will die soon" and
    "There is no detectable pathology, indicating that he will die soon"

    I hope you see that the wording of the document is in your favour.
    It means that there is nothing which would render you ineligible.

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