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entitlement

(1) To be owed something under the law, such as federal entitlement programs.

(2) That portion of a VA-guaranteed loan that protects the lender in case the veteran defaults.

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New shares subscribed for under the Institutional Entitlement Offer ( New Shares ) are expected to be settled on Friday, 4 December 2015, with allotment and normal trading of New Shares expected to commence on Monday, 7 December 2015.
The system would be based upon existing farmers retaining their current payment entitlements and, subject to strict eligibility criteria, being granted a "claim entitlement" in 2014.
A further increase in paid holiday entitlement will take place on April 1, 2009.
It's also worth noting that drivers who passed their test before January 1, 1997, retain an existing entitlement to tow a trailer or caravan up to a weight, combined with their vehicle, of 8.
The Department for Education and Skills said: "It is important that all secondary schools ensure that as many of their pupils as possible are taking up their statutory entitlement to study a foreign language leading to a recognised qualification at Key Stage Four.
Bickerdyke, Lattimore and Madge (2001) put the figure at around $60 million based on an average entitlement loss of $7,200; they do claim, however, that business failure is very cyclical, with (for example) close to 60 thousand job losses attributed to business failure in 1991-92 (p.
On entitlements, there is a sense among members of Paulson s team at Treasury that they may be able to succeed where Bush failed.
But many of the same themes that surfaced a decade ago with the Bipartisan Commission on Entitlement and Tax Reform could once again come into play.
There is only a small window for the trading of entitlements for claimants intending to use them to validate 2006 claims, as all paperwork must be received by the RPA by April 2.
CA Identity Manager leverages the CA Integration Platform to unify and simplify the management of enterprise-wide security by utilizing consistent workflow capabilities for user administration and entitlements.
6015 or its legislative history for the proposition that a nonelecting spouse's ability to intervene is limited to challenging an electing spouse's entitlement to relief.
While only about half the area's State Water Project entitlement can be shipped and stored in the Santa Clarita Valley, the Castaic Lake Water Agency and Newhall Land contend that separate water purchases and other state programs justify using 100 percent of the entitlements for long-term planning.