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To transmit or send. To relinquish or surrender, such as in the case of a fine, punishment, or sentence.

An individual, for example, might remit money to pay bills.

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the transfer of a case from one court or jurisdiction to another.
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TO REMIT. To annul a fine or forfeiture.
     2. This is generally done by the courts where they have a discretion by law: as, for example, when a juror is fined for nonattendance in court, after being duly summoned and, on appearing, he produces evidence to the court that he was sick and unable to attend, the fine will be remitted by the court.
     3. In commercial law, to remit is to send money, bills, or something which will answer the purpose of money.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The new law prescribes that funds remitted into Taiwan should be used mainly for investment purposes, with disposable capital capped at 5 percent of the amount remitted, financial investments at 25 percent, and substantial investments at 70 percent.
In January 2019, the DOF reported that the dividends remitted by GOCCs for 2018 breached the P40-billion mark.
'Bank duties collected have not been remitted to the federation account as we haven't received instructions from the account owners.
"Because of this, PAGCOR's total remitted cash dividends from 2011 to the present has reached P33.33 billion, enabling the agency to consistently make it to the GOCC Elite Circle or the Billionaires' Club.
For example, I bought a property and remitted Rs50 million to Pakistan, the bank delivered funds 70 days after I made the payment here.
This crash has meant a saving of Rs50- 60,0000 and made it more comfortable for me to meet both these expenses," said Simepuraskar, who remitted Dh30,000 to India on Monday.
The company remitted a total of Rs 680.12 crore using six accounts for imports but actually they filed only 25 bills of entry during this period with a declared value of Rs 3.14 crore with the customs, CBI alleged.
OTCs have traditionally remitted tax based on the contractual wholesale room rate that the hotels charged the companies.
Under Mashreq 'Remit Shield' the sender's legal beneficiary will receive 12 times the total amount remitted in the last 30 days.
Under Remit Shield, the sender's legal beneficiary will receive 12 times the total amount remitted in the last 30 days, with a maximum coverage of up to Dh100, 000 ($27,229.4).
KARACHI, September 13, 2011 (Balochistan Times): Overseas Pakistani workers remitted a historic amount of $ 1,310.47 million in August this year as against $ 933.06 million in the same month of the last fiscal year showing a tremendous jump of $ 377.4l million or 40.45%.
The proportion of participants with childhood asthma was highest among those with remitted asthma at 44 yr (approximately 60% for both the nonatopic and atopic subgroups), then among subjects with current atopic asthma (41%), followed by the rest of the laboratory sample (approximately 30%).