Bounty


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Bounty

A payment a local government or a bail bondsman gives to an individual who finds, arrests and takes a fugitive to jail. A bounty helps ensure that the government or bail bondsman recovers at least part of the bail owed if a person fails to come to a court date.
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In addition to the bounty provision, Dodd-Frank doubles the statute of limitations period for reporting on securities law violations and allows whistleblowers whose tips are ignored by financial regulators to go directly to federal court.
In Canada, we understand the triplet 'bounty' was a one-off and somewhat parsimonious $10.
Despite the casting, The Bounty Hunter is a disappointment, and the lack of fizz in Sarah Thorp's screenplay leaves the two leads with nothing to spark their on-screen chemistry.
HARBOUR The Bounty moored at Leith yesterday BRANDO As Christian in 1962 film
These paper towels from Bounty, the 'quicker pickerupper', has thick quilts offering fantastic absorbency so Bounty keeps working on spills, splatters, and household chores galore - which means you can move on to more important things.
Artisan hand-selected and boxed in 100% recyclable packaging, these premium tea blends adhere to the Explorer's Bounty mission of uncovering earth-friendly products that help preserve the environment.
3 : money given as a reward <The sheriff offered a bounty for the bandit's capture.>
It's practically impossible for a big-name player to do well in these bounty tournaments, precisely because of the reason Cascarino cites: apart from the monetary reward, there is significant kudos in taking down a pro.
Once tournament play began, Danny Luton collected the first $100 bounty by defeating Dolezal, seven games to four (7-4), in the first round.
The skincream business headed by Durham GP Dr Mark Randle will see its range of baby products marketed by Bounty, which has an extensive marketing network.
The ship, which was built for the 1960 MGM film Mutiny on the Bounty, will stop off in Newcastle on Thursday for a three-day visit.
But social and personal sin have disordered the ways we make and eat our food, alienating us from the one providing our daily bread and the neighbor with whom we are to share this bounty. So Jung directs us to confront and repent the sinful structures shaping our global table and to become a church that breaks bread with justice and compassion for all.