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claw back

the recovery of a sum of money, esp by taxation or a penalty
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The court also recalled and vacated its earlier interim orders through which the federal government was restrained from notifying the claw back decision and schedule of tariff.
In November 2014, the Department for Communities and Local Government announced extra funding for a range of council-led projects to claw back billions of pounds of taxpayers money lost each year to fraud.
On October 1,2012, as a consequence of the Manuge class action settlement, the claw backs from the War Veterans Allowance were cancelled.
Britain views the ability to claw back bonuses as a better method for dampening excessive risk-taking than the new European Union cap on bonuses that will affect payments made from early next year.
He added that the claw backs would be 'somewhat limited' to what employees were paid in the previous two years.
Our focus now is to recover every asset we can in an effort to claw back some of the victims'' money, work which will continue for the next two years.
When he was jailed for five years, prosecutors hoped to claw back the cash he made from trafficking.
ATTEMPTS to claw back council taxpayers' money spent on the doomed multibillion-pound Defence Technical College project in St Athan would be "impractical and not possible", a council official has warned.
Paul Kehoe said Conservative plans to scrap the Heathrow plan would help the city claw back passengers who leave the region to travel from the London terminal.
Calls On Board to Remove Culpable Management and Claw Back Merrill Bonuses
George Primarolo, Totesport IT'S not been a good week for the layers so far and we desperately need a good result in the Totesport Mile to claw back the losses incurred so far.
TODAY we read the Government is attempting to claw back compensation payments made to injured troops.