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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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In many circumstances, the current rules are administered in a fashion that can be viewed as a mandatory interest-free loan from affiliated groups to the government--loans that impose substantial compliance costs on the taxpayer to ensure repayment from the government.
Again and again she castigates the agency for attempting to weigh the possible benefits of proposed safety regulations against the cost they would impose on aircraft makers, airlines, and the traveling public.
The Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 impose registration, capital and disclosure requirements, anti-fraud protections, and other investor-protection measures.
"In the communities where certain special-interest groups have made it their goal to impose an anti-choice point of view, those communities' activists were not put forward to be appointed by the board.
Senator Kamil Ali Aga urged that the FBR should not impose RD on the goods that were already in pipeline, terming it unconstitutional, unethical and illegal measure taken by FBR.
It states that the mere solicitation of orders in a state does not generate sufficient business activity to impose a net income tax on those sales.
Tom Feeney (R-Fla.) attached an amendment to the Amber Alert child protection measure instructing the United States Sentencing Commission to scrutinize the records of federal judges who habitually impose lenient sentences on criminal offenders.
Draft section 163.2 of the Income Tax Act (ITA) and draft section 285.1 of the Excise Tax Act (ETA) would impose penalties on any person who contributes to the making of a "false statement" on income and excise tax returns, respectively.
Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and Congressman Christopher Cox (R-Cal.) introduced legislation that would impose an indefinite moratorium on state and local taxes on the Internet.
The Court compared Local Law 1 with the window guard laws that require owners to send around notices and then inspect if the notice is not returned and concluded the City Council did not want to impose this kind of burden in connection with lead paint.
ATM networks charge account-holding institutions for handling transactions that their customers initiate at a nonproprietary ATM, and the institutions often pass on to their customers all or a portion of the network charge or impose a flat fee for such transactions.
The latest wave in this game is to impose "linkage" fees for "social infrastructure needs" such as child care, mass transit, and affordable housing.