Quittance

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Quittance

1. In law, special exemption from the requirement to pay a certain tax, debt, or other obligation. For example, one receives quittance when a lender forgives a debt.

2. Official acknowledgement that repayment of a debt has been made.
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[phrase omitted] Quittance from Sufyan ibn Ghunaym [for Apa Kyros, son of Kyros] of the people of the city of Ushmun [ ] for himself [i.e., releasing Apa Kyros from liability] The Greek text lacks the identificatory initial noun and is presented in subjective style:
[phrase omitted] A quittance for Jamila, the freedwoman of Umm Hunayda The demonstrative pronoun, which in many cases opens the initial identificatory component, is found already in the bilingual papyrus PERF 558 (dated 22h [643]) and can be reconstructed at the beginning of the bilingual contract from Nessana (67h [686f]; P.Ness.
1151 (Grohmann and Khoury 1993: 118-19) [phrase omitted] T[his] is what Ahmad ibn 'Umar ibn Sari' leased Tax receipt documents issued by administrative officials that constitute a quittance (barah a) from liability to pay tax also sometimes open with a demonstrative pronoun and have an identificatory component with the form hadha kitab bara'a minfulan "This is a document of quittance from so-and-so" (Frantz-Murphy 2001: 64-65; Khan 2007: 28).
Ce dernier, identifie et faisant l'objet d'une note de recherche de la part des services de police de la ville de Taroudant pour faux et usage de faux, est activement recherche ainsi qu'un acquereur de faux timbres de quittances d'une valeur de 500 dirhams, alimente par le mis en cause.
Les elements de la police judiciaire de Ben M'sick de Casablanca ont procede, en fin de semaine derniere, a la saisie d'un important lot de faux timbres de quittance de differentes valeurs, indique-t-on de source policiere.
Tout d'abord, on dira que ce service vital dans le quotidien des populations etait, il y a quelques temps repartis sur trois lieux de la ville, pour alleger les flux au moment des reglements des quittances.