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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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My council tax bill also included a further extra payment of PS154.23 mayor police and crime commissioner precept which, considering the abysmal state of policing in Greater Manchester, is an insult.
For Northumbria, funding will rise from PS265.3m in 2018/19 to PS283.3m in 2019/20, with a 24% rise in the precept and a 4% rise in central Government funding.
The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) has launched the PReCePT (The Prevention of Cerebral Palsy in Pre-Term Labour) programme on its delivery suite at the Princess Royal Hospital in Telford.
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 police precept in south Wales is set to go up by more than 10% next year.
The Brand Society is located at St Peter's Wharf and has been launched by brand performance specialist Precept.
Around half the money for the budget comes from the UK Government and the rest comes from Council Tax, with the amount depending on the precept levied by Police and Crime Commissioners.
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.
The mayor is allowed to add a precept to local 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.
County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Authority is planning to increase its precept by a further 2.9% from April next year.
15 August 2018 - Washington, US-based wine producer Precept Wine has acquired Sonoma County, California-based Truett-Hurst's wholesale business unit and its assets, the company said.
Truett-Hurst announced that it sold its wholesale wine business to Precept Brands.