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SUBSIDY, Eng. law. An aid, tax or tribute granted by parliament to the king for the urgent occasions of the kingdom, to be levied on every subject of ability, according to the value of his lands or goods. Jacob's Law. Dict. h.t.
     2. The assistance given in money by one nation to another to enable it the better to carry on a war, when such nation does not join directly in the war, is called a subsidy. Vattel, liv. 3, Sec. 82. See Neutrality.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Mohd Shafie said, Sawit Kinabalu would be given the responsibility of providing non-subsidised cooking oil for the purpose of the barter trade system, while Benta Wawasan Sdn Bhd would provide subsidised cooking oil for the local market.
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So, with the fall in market price or non-subsidised LPG price, the tax incidence on subsidised cooking fuel has also come down, leading to the current price reduction.
While giving details he said that in six Ramzan Bazars on daily basis more than one thousand flour bags are being sold at subsidised rates.
Chief Secretary Punjab Capt (r) Zahid Saeed said that the Punjab government had given huge subsidy on flour, adding that in view of unavailability of subsidised flour at some places, decision was taken that all flour mills in the province would only be allowed to sale subsidised flour in green bags.
Programmes of Islamic microfinance use funds of Sadagat, Waqf, and Zakat, and most of the development of the Islamic microfinance programmes worldwide have till to date been financed through donors and government subsidised resources.
The Energy Ministry had limited the sale of subsidised gasoline in Jakarka from April 1, 2011 in an effort to keep a lid on soaring fuel costs.
617 housing units inside the Green Line were subsidised.
Subsidised health services, health treatment provided by the Egyptian government for incapable citizens in Egypt, have increased by 28.2% during November, according to the Egyptian Cabinet's Information and Decision Support Centre (IDSC).
"This draft resolution comes pursuant to the issuance of Law No 36 of 2014 on criminalising and combating the smuggling of the subsidised oil by-products," said Minister of State for Information Affairs and official government spokeswoman Sameera Rajab.
The IPM Media study, that also included Italy, Ireland, Spain and Germany where Vodafone has extensive franchise retail operations, found that the initial value of the handsets, marketed as "subsidised devices" was significantly more expensive in relation to the price of other authorised suppliers that are freely active in the relevant markets and are not bound with contracts.
The Government's Energy Company Obligation (ECO) scheme was launched to help increase the energy efficiency of UK housing through free or subsidised cavity and loft insulation initiatives.