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precept

Law
a. a writ or warrant
b. a written order to a sheriff to arrange an election, the empanelling of a jury, etc.
c. (in England) an order to collect money under a rate
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And Police and Crime Commissioners are being encouraged to impose above-inflation increases in the police precept, which is added to council tax bills, MP Kevan of PS24 for a band D household.
The mayor is allowed to add a "precept" to council tax bills to contribute to the cost of running his office - and last year announced plans to add PS12 to bills for a Band D home, only to back down in the face of opposition from council leaders.
Andy Street Regional mayors across the country have the power to impose precepts, although most of them choose not to do so.
At the same time, in its response to a government consultation on funding, it is also asking to be given 'the same flexibility' as Police and Crime Commissioners, who also raise cash through council tax precepts, when setting their rates.
Mr Burnham's office and the 10 Greater Manchester leaders have been discussing plans for the region's police and fire precepts since last year, as well as the new mayoral charge.
The police charge, called a precept is added to the council tax bill along with further precepts for the fire service, transport authority and any parish councils.
These days, not every person in the pew is familiar with the basic list of obligations known as the precepts of the church.
Manama, Dec.16 (BNA): Bahrain reiterated its commitment to equal rights and duties, as stipulated in the constitution and law provisions, without prejudicing Islamic Sharia precepts.
If you add up the precepts for all the other five parish councils in Newcastle, it only comes to PS51,000.
It will mean an annual rise of around PS9.06 for a Band D household, increasing the total police precept for the year to PS190.34 Precepts are shown as separate elements on the total council tax bill, with the largest element being charged by the local authority.
The Examiner revealed earlier this week that rises in council tax of 1.7%, parish precepts and the proposed fire service rise will mean an overall 2.5% rise in Kirklees households' tax bill.