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If I got a service in my home and was not happy with it by law I'd have the right to withhold payment till that service was to the standard I was sold.
As per Article 357 of the penal code anyone who issues dud cheques or withdraws money before the beneficiary presents the cheque or advises the bank to withhold payment is liable to be imprisoned for a period of three months to three years or pay a fine of QR3,000 to QR10,000 or be given both the sentences.
Sian said: "I have been allocated 10 minutes to state my case and explain my decision to withhold payment of part of my income tax debt.
Can I legally withhold payment of the assessment if the board fails to maintain the common areas or does something else with which I disagree?
Health Secretary Alan Johnson ordered the trust to withhold payment, and lawyers are now saying that any payment to Gibb is likely to be deemed unlawful.
If they believe a contractor is having problems with cashflow to the point where they may go into receivership, unscrupulous employers may deliberately withhold payment knowing they will get away with it.
Standard agreements cede the owner's authority to the architect, as the owner's representative, to direct the work, withhold payment to the contractor for defective or deficient work, and authorize change orders.
If the scheme is forced through, we should all withhold payment of our council tax in protest.
He said another consequence is that customers look for the least excuse to withhold payment.
They didn't get along with each other under extreme stress (they treated the orangutans better in Malaysia), threatened to withhold payment from foreign cab drivers for not speaking English, treated each other rudely, and mostly just wanted to let the world know that two (straight-acting) gay men were capable of winning.
1995: Estimated pounds 60,000 correct-score sting backfires when layers withhold payment after Peter