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DRAWBACK, com. law. An allowance made by the government to merchants on the reexportation of certain imported goods liable to duties, which, in some cases, consists of the whole; in others, of a part of the duties which had been paid upon the importation. For the various acts of congress which regulate drawbacks, see Story, L. U. S. Index, h.t.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Instituido pelo Decreto de Lei no 37, de 18 de novembro de 1966, que dispoe sobre o Imposto de Importacao, o Drawback permite desonerar tributos de importacao, desde que pactuado ao compromisso de exportacao (Decreto-Lei n.
The Chairman, TEXPROCIL extended his thanks to Smriti Zubin Irani, Union Textiles Minister, for her support in getting the Drawback rates increased.
Senior officials of the Customs and Excise Department are of the view that the export incentive schemes such as duty drawback tend to get exploited and cause leakage of revenue.
Drawback: In order to use Scan, your device must have a built-in camera; like any QR scanner, when scanning codes that redirect to online content, such as websites, you will need Internet connectivity.
Given the proximity of China to South Korea, such sourcing makes good sense--but even though the agreement allows European automakers their own duty drawback rights, these would not help them.
Drawback: Though both are from Darren Star, this one, at least so far, is nowhere near as charming or addictive as "Sex."
Hadden Frost got Drawback (12-1) home by half a length.
But being rich does have its drawback and the team of Joey Green, Debbie Green, and Alan Corcoran have spared no expense in ferreting them out!.
The drawback with this system, Park said, is that the first shut-off valve does not completely separate or "decouple" the functions of plasticating and injection.
Drawback: It's dangerous to do hammer curls and other weight-lifting exercises holding dumbbells without wearing shoes.
That wasn't the only drawback. Around the same time, a flood of new data produced across enterprises and businesses of all sizes demanded that raw storage reservoirs themselves expand.