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SUBSIDY, Eng. law. An aid, tax or tribute granted by parliament to the king for the urgent occasions of the kingdom, to be levied on every subject of ability, according to the value of his lands or goods. Jacob's Law. Dict. h.t.
     2. The assistance given in money by one nation to another to enable it the better to carry on a war, when such nation does not join directly in the war, is called a subsidy. Vattel, liv. 3, Sec. 82. See Neutrality.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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In June 2017, IES had received SEK21m in central government subsidy for homework support for the calendar year 2017.
To the extent then that government subsidy from public funds is needed to underwrite the payment of tuition in state colleges and universities, the free college education law partakes of the nature of a special appropriation law within the ambit of Section 25 (4), Article VI of the 1987 Constitution that states: 'A special appropriations bill shall specify the purpose for which it is intended; and shall be supported by funds actually available as certified by the National Treasurer, or to be raised by a corresponding revenue proposal therein.'
The Government subsidy was awarded to the company's wholly-owned subsidiary, Hainan Helpson Medical & Biotechnology Co (Helpson), by the Hainan Industry & Information Technology Department and the Hainan Provincial Department of Finance that was initiated in 2014.
Secondly, it's a high- cost affair to conduct Nationals till we get government subsidy. So there is no way we can hold Nationals this year." However, Rakesh Thakran, secretary general of the Haryana State Amateur Boxing Association, hit out at BI saying its officials are making excuses.
Looking ahead, the official said production in September and thereafter could face a downturn as exports to China may further slow amid heightening anti-Japan sentiment in the country over a territorial dispute, as well as the end of the government subsidy program.
"Since NFSCo took on the administration from the Rural Payments Agency we have almost halved the cost of collections from around pounds 170 per carcass to an average of pounds 92.20 - before government subsidy," he said.
said Tuesday that its group had helped a leasing company obtain a government subsidy of 51 million yen for a natural gas-fired cogeneration system through an improperly arranged contract.
For many years SDC has felt financial pressure and that its government subsidy is too small for survival.
Grand Central points out that it will get no government subsidy. First class passengers can expect to enjoy traditional seating patterns with wider, reclining seats and adjacent power points for phones, personal entertainment or laptops.
Chapters document takeovers, government subsidy, and the individuals who fostered railroad changes.
Animal health and welfare minister Ben Bradshaw said: "Today's news should not come as any great surprise to farmers as our intention to cut the Government subsidy has been in the public domain and on the Defra website since the scheme started towards the end of 2004.

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