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imposition

 [im″po-zĭ´shun]
the forcing of something upon a person or group without consent.
cultural imposition the tendency of a person or group to impose their values and patterns of behavior onto other persons.
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Four Asean countries impose no stamp duties or documentary stamp tax on life-insurance companies.
Lester's response to this objection is that there are ways of preventing offence which impose smaller costs than general prohibitions of particular types of offence-giving.
The airline, a feeder carrier for Northwest Airlines, said it planned to impose pay cuts after the deadline but also noted that it might hold off if the two sides are close to an agreement.
In the end, Wilson's Rule shows why these small groups will try to use government power to impose small, sneaky taxes on majorities.
Rushing to impose hard and fast solutions is misguided, and if time permits, imposing a change of pace to the design process can reap long term rewards that have a more harmonious relationship with their locale.
However, the mayor said it is not proper now to impose such a condition.
If plan fiduciaries wants to reserve the right to impose market-timing restrictions, make sure that the plan specifically allows it and disclosure is made to participants.
These mandatory minimums take judicial discretion in sentencing away from state and federal judges, including a judge's ability to impose alternative sentences.
THE Government have decided not to impose a limit on the level of interest lenders can charge consumers.
This group has appealed strongly to the federal government encouraging aging it to impose some type of restrictions on the outflow of ferrous scrap.
It's quite another to impose de facto religious tests for public office, particularly when such tests are specifically forbidden by Article VI of the Constitution.
Certain provisions in the international sections of the Code impose costly tax burdens on U.