surcharge


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surcharge

1. a charge in addition to the usual payment, tax, etc.
2. an excessive sum charged, esp when unlawful
3. Law the act or an instance of surcharging
4. an overprint that alters the face value of a postage stamp

surcharge

[′sər‚chärj]
(civil engineering)
The load supported above the level of the top of a retaining wall.

surcharge

The vertical load applied at the ground surface or above the level of the bottom of a footing.
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Fined PS660 with PS85 costs, PS66 victim surcharge and PS150 criminal courts charge (6pts).
These surcharges have not been slapped on consumers using units ranging between 200 and 300 per month, he said.
Each merchant who signs up with PassThrough's service is sent a free POS terminal that automatically applies surcharges to credit cards and provides customers with itemized receipts.
Anne Marie Stebbeds, 29, of Wellesbourne Road, L11, charged with theft x 2, obstructing a constable - 28 days imprisonment suspended for 12 months, PS80 surcharge.
The international surcharge increase will apply to tickets for intercontinental air travel originating in Switzerland which are issued from 8 March onwards.
The carrier's transatlantic fuel surcharges, for shipments from the US to Europe, Africa and the Middle East, will be reduced from USD1.
Angela Clarke, 46, of Harris Avenue, Rumney, Cardiff, was fined pounds 150 with pounds 60 costs and a pounds 15 victim surcharge.
The ruling prohibits ``double-dipping,'' meaning that fuel costs can't be calculated into certain price hikes if the shipments already have other fuel surcharges.
If a company does not have a fuel surcharge policy, it is covered in the contract," said Garth.
Factored accurately and communicated with the appropriate data, the temporary surcharge is a reasonable response.
The installation of the meter at this time simply means that the 100 percent frontage surcharge will not be billed.
Because the consumer pays an ATM surcharge in addition to any fee imposed by the consumer's own account-holding bank for use of nonproprietary ATMs, a question has been raised about whether the fees are adequately disclosed to the consumer.