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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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Similarly, from Manufacturing of Yarn up to Manufacturing of Cloth, imposition of Every Tax will develop Highly Negative impacts on cost and Local Raw Material.
The petitioners argued that the imposition of bill deposit by Meralco, being a public utility, against its captive market is illegal and contradicts its duty under its franchise to promote consumer interest.
The appeal court held that imposition of penalties by the LASTMA ultra vires its power, especially where no platform was established to observe the principles of natural justice.
Federal Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunication Dr Khalid Maqbol Siddiqui had earlier slammed the Sindh government over the imposition of sales tax on internet and broadband services in the province, apparently not knowing that his own government was about to make the internet more expensive in the entire country.
IBC strongly condemns the imposition of 16% sales tax on the services of lawyers in the Islamabad Capital Territory, the bar said in a statement on Monday.
In a joint statement here on Tuesday, the Chairman HSATI Muammad Shahid Kaimkhani, Patron-in-Chief Mazhar-ul-Haq Choadhry and Convener HSATI Sub-Committee on FBR Muhammad Shoaib have said that the industrialists were already paying 29 percent tax and imposition of additional taxes could cause heavy financial losses to them.
The recent price hike has already disturbed the purchasing power of the common people and now they cannot afford the price enhancement on commodities as a result of imposition of additional taxes, they added.
"The allegations of Hindi imposition is definitely not correct.
The protesters blocked the Frontier Road, shouted slogans against the FED imposition, and established a protest camp near the Bara Press Club.
Senate Bill 207 will amend Section 1 of Republic Act 9346 or an Act Prohibiting the Imposition of Death Penalty.
'Notwithstanding anything contained in any other law for the time being in force, nothing contained in any declaration made under this Ordinance shall be admissible in evidence against the declarant for the purpose of any proceedings relating to imposition of penalty or adverse action or for the purposes of prosecution under any law'.
Addressing a joint news conference here, the PCGA Vice Chairman Muhammad Ashraf Mahaar and PKI president Khalid Mahmood Khokhar said that with the imposition of the tax, the price of cotton would come down by Rs400 per maund.