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set-aside

noun Money (a set-aside) taken out of the budget for a specific purpose (e.g., to fund a congressionally mandated program).
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The set-aside amount can accumulate interest, and the decision is not irrevocable, as we shall see.
The NEB will regularly review companies' estimates of abandonment costs, the coverage provided by their set-aside mechanisms, and the assumptions about how those funds will grow.
Solicitation W9126GEAO, covering work primarily for the Fort Polk, LA, office, is a small business set-aside.
Defra has been gathering opinions on how to offset possible environmental impacts from the loss of set-aside and has just closed its consultation on whether to introduce compulsory regulations or a voluntary scheme.
The regulation defines the set-aside amount as the total amount set aside for benefit payments from both member contributions and investment income.
The abolition of compulsory set-aside from 2009 onwards is a part of the CAP health check proposal, adopted by the Commission on 20 May 2008 and it is currently under discussion in the Council, the European Parliament and the other EU institutions (see Europolitics 3532).
The RSPB said wildlife such as skylarks and stone curlews could suffer if farmers were persuaded to cultivate set-aside land to take advantage of current high prices for wheat - caused in part by the worrying government incentives to grow biofuel.
But the NFU said measures to encourage birds must be integrated into productive agriculture rather than relying on set-aside or a substitute scheme.
The set-aside program has been very helpful in settling these types of claims.
"The list of likely VETS GWAC prime contractors currently engaged in the federal market is small and well-defined and the likelihood of new entrants is high given their new set-aside status," added Higgs.
Thus, monies for custodial care, prescriptions, nursing home care, and other items not covered by Medicare need not be placed into the Medicare set-aside trust.
Last October, the DOD canceled its rule-of-two minority set-aside provision in response to this decision.