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Unmixed; not aggravated or compounded.

A simple assault, for example, is one that is not accompanied by any circumstances of aggravation, such as assault with a deadly weapon.

Simple interest is a fixed amount paid in exchange for a sum of money lent. The interest generated on the amount borrowed does not itself earn interest, unlike interest earned where parties agree to compound interest.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

SIMPLE. Not compounded, alone; as, simple interest, which is interest on the principal sum lent only and not interest on the interest; simple contract, &c.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Upon the consummation of the simplification transactions, all of the outstanding AHGP common units will be canceled and cease to be publicly traded.
The minister said that simplification of the return filing process was a major topic of discussion, as the Council felt that the Ministers' group, the IT committee and Nandan Nilekani should discuss simplification process and formalise the alternative system following a video conference meeting soon.
Spivey offered as a case study the simplification of share-based payments, saying that the most complex areas were eliminated, such as recording excess tax benefits.
In the following sections, we look at the key components of a simplification program that can lay the foundation for a robust digital enterprise.
A simplification of the rules surrounding livestock movement recording and reporting has been a key lobbying aim for NFU Cymru for the past 15 years.
In order to overcome this limitation of feature regions having to be set by users and to preserve the facial features during the simplification process, this paper proposes a DSD-based method that uses Homogeneous Coordinate Transformation Matrix (HCTM) to solve DSD's homogeneous coordinate transformation problems and uses Maximum Shape Operator (MSO) to estimate the changes in each vertex point in the various frame models.
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A higher de minimis threshold of at least $2,500 would greatly ease taxpayer burden, and a threshold of $5,000 would go even further to achieving the intended goal of taxpayer simplification by eliminating the difference between taxpayers with and without an AFS as it relates to the de minimis safe harbor limit.
He said: "It's certainly added more focus to the simplification that is going ahead but it certainly hasn't been triggered by that.
The articles published in this special issue of Contemporary Drug Problems were originally presented at the Aarhus conference and all explore questions of complexity and simplification in relation to alcohol and other drugs.
Let us illustrate the idea of the simplification algorithm using Figure 1 and Table 1.
La mise en oeuvre du chantier de la simplification des procedures administratives permettra sans nul doute d'aplanir les difficultes procedurales auxquelles fait face l'entreprise, a affirme, jeudi, le chef du gouvernement, Abdelilah Benkirane.

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