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family

n. 1) husband, wife and children. 2) all blood relations. 3) all who live in the same household including servants and relatives, with some person or persons directing this economic and social unit.

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'Bereavement of immediate family has humanitarian reason in it and it doesn't happen often.
In case of payment through the immediate family member's accounts, the taxpayer while sending the copies of PSID, Form 'A' etc, to SBP for generation of CPR, will also send satisfactory documentary evidence to establish the relationship.
House Bill 6043 provides that employees in the private and public sectors shall be entitled to a bereavement leave of 10 days with full pay following the death of an employee's immediate family member.
That said, owners and other board members probably have a right to be upset if a board member is steering business to family members or friends, even if not to an immediate family member -- even if the board member does not receive a direct benefit.
A statement from the star's management said: "Due to a serious illness in his immediate family, Tom Jones has regretfully had to cancel his performances.
Nick Swan, founder and CEO of VoucherCodesPro.co.uk, said: "It's sad to hear that so many Britons don't trust their immediate family enough to lend them money, but once you've had one bad experience with regards to money it's understandably very difficult to go on to trust that person again.
DEAR ALSO: Baby showers (also bridal showers) generally should not be given by immediate family members because they, too, benefit from others giving gifts.
Immediate family members and other authorised individuals
He said: "Sid is survived by elderly brothers and sisters but has no immediate family we can contact." Friday's service will be held at Lytham Park Crematorium, Lytham St Annes, Lancs, at 1.30pm.
Difference between SPG and NSG: The Special Protection Group (SPG) is an elite force with the specific mandate of providing security to the Prime Minister and his immediate family. Former PMs and their families too are protected by the SPG.
Under his curriculum vitae the General listed in his assets' statement, banking balances covering his personal current and savings' accounts as well as those belonging to immediate family members; The General's personal fortune amounts to a total of U.S.480,000 $ and a personal credit amounting to L.L.
AS I received a similar head injury, which resulted in severe brain damage and changed my life for ever, I urge Michael Schumacher's immediate family not to give up on his initial prognosis.

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