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CLAIMANT. In the courts of admiralty, when the suit is in rem, the cause is entitled in the Dame of the libellant against the thing libelled, as A B v. Ten cases of calico and it preserves that title through the whole progress of the suit.When a person is authorized and admitted to defend the libel, he is called the claimant. The United States v. 1960 bags of coffee; 8 Cranch, R. 398; United States v. The Mars; 8 Cranch, R. 417; 30 hhds. of sugar, (Brentzon, claimant, v. Boyle. 9 Cranch, R. 191.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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About 221,590 claimants with irregular or no tax pin got paid S4 billion, 7,166 others with irregular IDs were paid an undisclosed amount, with 232 claimants having shared Sh152.8 million.
'The FBR has finalised around 600 refund claimants who can get the sales tax refund payments through the bonds.
The claimants of sales tax refund bonds have been conveyed that bonds carry a simple profit of 10 percent per annum payable at the end of three-year maturity period i.e.
The government decided to issue sales tax refund bonds to the claimants so as to resolve the problems of long outstanding refunds.
He argued that other facts of the case pointed to the Ajman Courts being the appropriate forum for the dispute: the defendant was a UAE national domiciled in Ajman; the claim related to a school located in Ajman; the material agreements were concluded, notarised and registered (where applicable) in Ajman; and the second and third claimants were registered as companies in the Emirate of Ajman and the Ajman Free Zone.
The Philippine government was set to receive $4 million, with the remaining going to other claimants, including the Golden Buddha Corp.
A DWP spokeswoman said: "When claimants have housing or utility arrears, we make deductions from their benefits to help pay off debts and keep them in their homes.
"I will continue to urge the DPWH leadership to render justice especially to the poor claimants who don't have the wherewithal to have their claims processed and finalized," he added.
The payments have been made to all those claimants of the aforesaid categories who had provided their bank account details in IBAN format.
The number of Job Seekers Allowance and Universal Credit claimants registered in June count 940 - a decrease of 40 on May (-4.1 per cent) but an increase of 45 on last year (+5 per cent) with an employment rate of 71.2 per cent.
Compensation amounts would be proportionate to crimes committed against claimants.