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consignment

1. a shipment of goods consigned
2. on consignment for payment by the consignee after sale
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Men of position and of influence spent their evenings on our veranda, among others the Melbourne agent for the Lady Jermyn, the likeliest vessel then lying in the harbor, and the one to which the first consignment of gold-dust would be entrusted if only a skipper could be found to replace the deserter who took you out.
But Mr Arthur found the house so blank and dreary, and was so unwilling to assist at another implacable consignment of his mother's enemies (perhaps himself among them) to mortal disfigurement and immortal ruin, that he announced his intention of lodging at the coffee-house where he had left his luggage.
He said that the given amendment has triggered panic among the commercial importers who are reluctant to get their consignments cleared.
If a consignment transaction fails to meet the rigid definition of a consignment under UCC Section 9-102(a)(20), the consignor may still enjoy prior rights to its consigned goods if it can prove that the transaction is a "true consignment" under state law, True consignments are not governed by UCC Article 9; therefore, true consignments do not require a consignor to file a UCC financing statement and provide notice of its consignment interest to secured creditors with a prior perfected blanket security interest in the consignee's inventory as a condition for having priority status in the consigned goods.
postal service: The consignments are to be picked up at a printing service provider within germany, Possibly franked and delivered.
He said that there were recent instances where the import consignments brought to port in Karachi contained defective and infected Soybeans of such low quality that they should not be given permission to move into Pakistan for edible oil production.
The MD, according to the documents filed in court, indicated to the magistrate that the subject consignments of fertiliser were released to the importer on March 1 last year for sale.
You will recall that we cleared some consignments of spare parts for TRACON last year from the same Thales.'
Border Force officers discovered 20 kilos of heroin hidden in three separate consignments which forensic examinations revealed was 62 per cent pure.
He said the team intercepted four trucks on a tip-off that consignments of smuggled gutka and betel nut were passing through the Moro section of the National Highway.
Summary: Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Oct 06 (ANI): The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has seized consignments with 1600 kg of shark bones destined to Hong Kong, under provisions of Customs Act in Bengaluru.
He stated that DPP took several bold steps for the detection of GMO, working for strictly compliance for export of rice consignments as well as import of rice seed consignments.