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1. To impose an obligation to pay. For example, a government may levy a tax.

2. To collect what is owed. For example, a creditor may levy a debt, meaning that it may collect it from the debtor.
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(1) To assess. One may levy a tax or fine, which means to impose it. (2) To seize or collect, as when a creditor levies on assets by execution.

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Sources said that appointment of Levies men were in the hand of Political Agent; however, there were no proper methods for appointing Levies due to which they were disappointed.
This levies charged based on the accessories in these motor vehicles namely those fitted with interior parcel racks, foot-rests, magazine nets, coat hooks, reclining seats, arm rests, microphone and radio or cassette equipment, air conditioning with individual controls, pneumatic plug doors, individual reading lights, chemical toilet, wash basin and refrigerator will be charged.
Maintaining a Levies team in a district is much cheaper than maintaining a police force.
Commissioner Kalat Division Hafiz Tahir on this occasion applauded the steps taken by Khuzdar Levies Commander, Deputy Commissioner Khuzdar (retd) Major Mohammad Ilyas Kabzai and Inspectors Khuzdar Levies for providing modern and hardest training expertise to Levies Force personnel in short time period.
CM said that today is the historical day regarding merger of Levies and Khasadar forces into police.
The protesters said that unnecessary delay in issuing of official notification regarding merger of Levies and Khasadar into police created unrest among 29,000 personnel of both the forces in the tribal districts.
At least 12 people, including three Levies personnel and one soldier of the Frontier Corps, had been wounded in two separate blasts in Balochistan earlier this month.
He said Governor Wycliffe Wangamati, in his campaign manifesto, promised to exempt grocery sellers and riders from daily levies.
Additionally, late levy payments for other levies seem to have been made out of the IMRF fund," the report says.
That suggests the council should select the smaller of the two levies it will consider.
Changes have been made to the foal levies paid by Irish breeders
We have successfully reversed bank levies for many of them by bringing them into compliance,” says Atyria Clark, Lead Attorney for StopIRSDebt.com.