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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Additional secretary Power Division, Zargham Khan, in his remarks, said surcharges would not increase consumer tariff from the current level.
Earlier in March 2014, the government imposed surcharges despite the regulator determining an average reduction in tariffs of Rs2.
The financing cost surcharge shall enable smooth working and running of the power sector and to meet the repayment obligations of mark-up cost of loans obtained against the sovereign guarantees of the Government of Pakistan for the purpose of reducing shortfall in payment of determined and verified costs of power generation of various power generators.
ISLAMABAD -- Just around four months before the completion of its tenure, the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) government has reimposed surcharges on electricity consumers to pay off billions of rupees worth of liabilities of power producers and finance the Neelum-Jhelum hydroelectric power project.
The amount of the surcharge must not exceed your retail cost of acceptance or 4%.
Curfew order for 16 weeks with PS200 costs and PS60 victim surcharge.
Thomas Morgan, 26, of Mark Street, L5, charged with possession of cocaine - PS100 fine, PS20 surcharge, PS85 costs.
The act of hedging--buying fuel at a set price now to use later--is primarily why the fuel surcharge doesn't react to every change in the price of cruel oil.
The carrier's transatlantic fuel surcharges, for shipments from the US to Europe, Africa and the Middle East, will be reduced from USD1.
Don Chan, 41, of Rhiw'r Ddar, Taffs Well, near Cardiff, was fined pounds 150 with pounds 60 costs and a pounds 15 victim surcharge.
In its decision, the Surface Transportation Board said the railroads must link the surcharges directly with the actual fuel costs for specific rail shipments.
The fuel surcharge for most LTL operations rises by 0.