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Draft

An unconventional order in writing-signed by a person, usually the exporter, and addressed to the importer-ordering the importer or the importer's agent to pay, on demand (sight draft) or at a fixed future date (time draft) the amount specified on the face of the draft.

Draft

A document in which a payer agrees to make a payment in a certain amount to a payee from an account held with a third party, usually a bank. A common example is a check. There are two main types of draft: a sight draft must be paid by the third party on demand of the payee, while a time draft may only be paid at a stated time.

draft

A written order by one party for a second party to make payment to a third party. A check is an example of a draft drawn by a depositor (first party) on a financial institution (second party) and payable to an individual or organization (third party). See also overdraft, sight draft, time draft.
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J, Holloway, The Australian Victory over Conscription, Anti-Conscription Jubilee Committee, Melbourne, 1966, p.
Its moderation arose out of its goal of building the new Dominion into a prosperous, powerful, and mainly Protestant nation, but the rancour surrounding the conscription crisis led to the realization that prejudices entrenched in race and religion would ultimately destroy the very nation they were trying to build.
A resident of Kabul, Haideryar said the government would help the insurgents recruit even more people if it went ahead with implementing the idea of conscription.
In the case of New York, Democrat Horatio Seymour--the new governor in the spring of 1863--strongly opposed conscription and has often been historians' focus in portraying a reluctant or resistant state government.
Female conscription remains an unpopular option, with three out of five Lithuanians opposed to the move.
Pennsylvania state courts in November 1863 produced the boldest attack on the constitutionality of conscription in Kneedler v.
It also says not even miners were safe from conscription, and the Government even took a small percentage of men from every mine to recruit them in the army.
It also suggests the possibility of, if necessary, reintroducing conscription, which was suspended in 2011.
He added that military conscription could exist alongside professional army, according to BNR.
Selon le directeur general de la conscription et de la mobilisation, le colonel-major Lotfi Ben Wahida a la Tap, cette campagne exceptionnelle vise a soutenir les efforts de l'Etat en matiere de creation de postes d'emplois, indiquant que des centres de conscription itinerants sillonnent les regions montagnardes et frontalieres pour permettre aux jeunes de ces regions de presenter leurs demandes.
TAP) - The Defense Ministry has received nearly 50,000 applications for enlistment into the national army since the start of the second phase of the exceptional conscription campaign launched on June 16.
George's dad receives a conscription letter, but still refuses to join up.