Entitlement

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Entitlement

An individual's right to receive a value or benefit provided by law.

Commonly recognized entitlements are benefits, such as those provided by Social Security or Workers' Compensation.

See: birthright, certification, charter, consent, droit, due, fitness, freedom, license, privilege, qualification, right, sanction, title
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The workers accused the minister of finance of playing intrigues with their entitlements by telling them that the file for their entitlements was before the National Assembly which the lawmakers have denied.
Palmer wrote to ABC managing director Mark Scott ahead of Four Corners programme, insisting it was the administrators' decision not to pay entitlements, and to deny that Queensland Nickel had given loans to other entities in his corporate empire.
People who currently hold entitlements, but are unable to activate them in 2015, will simply lose them if they do nothing before May 2015.
29 percent said they didn't know whether or not their customers were using their software beyond their entitlements.
Social Security, Medicare (health insurance for the elderly) and Medicaid (health insurance for the poor) aren't the only big entitlement programs.
The Entitlement Offer is now open to all eligible shareholders, including the institutional and corporate holders who were not able to participate in the accelerated offer or only partly subscribed.
The budget resolution also may include reconciliation directives instructing House and Senate authorizing committees to recommend legislative changes to existing laws affecting entitlements to meet the recommended levels of spending.
A claim entitlement would allow farmers to claim a flat rate payment which is proportional to the amount of land they declare - there would be no fixed number of entitlements re-created for farmers as is currently proposed," said Dr Fenwick.
He said there was a trend for farmers to trade lower value entitlements for higher value ones.
Public holiday entitlements are generally straightforward, however some clarification is often required around alternative holidays.
The unfortunate truth is that, in the last few month, newspapers have run many stories of workers losing their jobs and their accrued entitlements, when a business fails.
As long as the use is mainly agricultural and the use of the public highway is incidental, the driver does not need to hold the appropriate heavy goods entitlements.