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Synonyms for acquittance

a legal document evidencing the discharge of a debt or obligation

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The committee had recommended that the civil administration of the respective districts should carry out census in the area, prepare and maintain acquittance rolls of the inhabitants of the forests and make payment of royalty to them directly after proper identification.
Obtaining the consent and the acquittance of the doctor:
The Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Kazakhstan is responsible for servicing and acquittance of the loan from the state budget, according to the financial terms and conditions of the Loan Agreement.
The bookseller Perez was paid three hundred and three maravedi's by the church warden for bringing the main body of a music book of the works of Navarro that are for the mentioned Church as shown in the acquittance [1606] (54) It is possible that some of the pieces that are found in the Codex today may come from other manuscripts, or were even gatherings, which were subsequently bound with this manuscript.
He then attributed this instance on rotation to annoyance of head of Future Bloc, MP Foad Siniora, of the Impossible Acquittance book, in which the FPM claimed that the governments of Hariri and Siniora spent public money without clear auditing and ultimately left Lebanon bankrupt.
His memory was commented upon, "nowe nott perfitt of remembrauns," and given legal weight via the pragmatic acknowledgment that he could no longer, by law, make acquittance of his previous declaration.
Commonly called an "acquittance" account, citizens who believe they received ill-gotten money may deposit those funds into the account to help clear their conscience.
See: 37 trente-sept tempest-rent W2 38 trente-huit ethmoturbinate W3 39 trente-neuf funnel setter W2 40 quarante quartane W2 41 quarante et un counter- W2 acquittance 42 quarante-deux Alexandria Aqueduct Bridge Aqueduct (also called the Alexandria Aqueduct) was a bridge between Georgetown, Washington DC and Rosslyn, Virginia.
The court concluded prison sentence in 84 subjects (45.2%), pecuniary penalty or probation in 61 (32,8%) subjects and acquittance or nonsuit in 41 (22%) subjects.
"I am convinced that if Yaneva was an acquittance of notorious, shady figures in Bulgaria, the attacks against her would not have been this strong, but if there is public interest, than a probe is a must," Tsvetanov commented for journalists Tuesday, firmly rejecting he had pressured VSS for the appointment.
Extortion requires proof of the following elements: (1) That the accused communicated a certain threat to another; (2) That the accused intended to unlawfully obtain something of value, or any acquittance, advantage or immunity.
Should it be necessary for the Secretaries of State or the First Commissioner of the Admiralty to use money issued for foreign secret service for domestic purposes, an acquittance would be granted if they swore the following oath [22 Geo.
Whoever forges a document which purports to be a valuable security or a will, or an authority to adopt a son, or which purports to give authority to any person to make or transfer any valuable security, or to receive the principal, interest, or dividends thereon, or to receive or deliver any money, movable property, or valuable security, or any document purporting to be an acquaintance or receipt, acknowledging the payment of money, or an acquittance or receipt for the delivery of any movable property or valuable security, shall be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to twenty years, and shall also be liable to fine.
Most of the entries are, in the legal language of the time, "acquittances" (from Old French acquittance) or receipts offered as evidence for the discharge of debt." In the procedure employed by Henslowe and Alleyn, money was advanced to Peter Street who, as head carpenter, purchased many of the materials and paid his assistants' wages.