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QUOTA. That part which each one is to bear of some expense; as, his quota of this debt; that is, his proportion of such debt.

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The statement said the MoU, scheduled to be signed on Saturday, is set to outline that China has agreed to buy jasmine rice, fragrant rice, white rice and broken rice from the Kingdom at a 400,000-tonne quota starting August 2019 until the end of December 2020.
Committee chairman Mohammad Tahir Bizenjo, who belongs to the National Party, said that not only the bill should be tabled at the earliest but the quota system should also be implemented in letter and spirit.
"The Scottish Government urgently need to alter the way Scotland's quota is allocated so access to our publicly owned fish stocks is fairly distributed among local, lowimpact, fishers right around our coastline." The UK Government distribute fish quotas among the four UK administrations, Scotland, England, Wales and Northern Ireland) pro-rata, via a FQA.
Their demands are: immediate release of the activists detained during agitations, punishment of the attackers involved in assaulting teachers and students and publication of a gazette notification on reform in the quota in civil service in line with their earlier five-point demand.
He said percentages of jobs quota chalked out on the basis of 1998 census stood at 7.5% merit, Punjab and Islamabad 50%, Sindh 19%, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa 11.5%, Balochistan 6%, Fata and Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B) 4%, and Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) 2%.
circular also pointed out that, according to international consensus, quotas should be temporary measures designed to boost and embed women's participation.
In 2014, even though the level of exports was very low, due to the bad 2013/2014 season, the EU refused to grant the quotas requested by Tunisia, which nevertheless respected the annual and monthly limits set by the regulation.
These permits, mostly for diesel and gasoline, were in addition to the 3.335 million tonnes of quotas allotted to the refiners under a separate, so-called processing trade category, after Beijing agreed to grant tax incentives to exports under general trade terms.
One of the authorised distributors said that these new bundles do not provide the agreed-speed for the whole duration of the subscription, as the speed reduces after finishing the basic quota.
The Executive Board decided to lower the threshold for level-based surcharges from 300 percent of quota to 187.5 percent.
Iran's proposal for a revival of country-specific quotas would allow it to return to the market in force.