allowance system

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  • Info The allowance system was a system of poor relief in Britain during the 1800s. more...
  • The allowance system being abolished, and the central board established, next came the powers of the commissioners. Cited from History of England in Three Volumes, Vol. III, by E. Farr & E. H. Nolan
  • The housing allowance system expanded during the 1960s to reach ever-widening circles of the population.
  • The farmers were not so discontented with this allowance system as might be supposed, because a great part of the burden was cast upon other shoulders. Cited from The Land-War In Ireland (1870), by James Godkin
  • One of the heads of the child allowance system was born in 1948 and he believes that there was very little corruption in the system.
  • Well, then the sentimentalists among the whites devised the reservation system and the allowance system. Cited from Lydia of the Pines, by Honore` Willsie Morrow
  • In 2009 Fielding teamed up with the coalition to defeat the government's proposed changes to the youth allowance system.
  • That was the perfect thing, Milly thought, forgetting that she had once tried this plan with disastrous results and had returned to the allowance system with relief. Cited from One Woman's Life, by Robert Herrick
  • The allowance system, he said, was the foundation of almost all other evils; and until it was abolished, any attempt at amending the poor-laws would be nugatory. Cited from History of England in Three Volumes, Vol. III, by E. Farr & E. H. Nolan
  • Privately run intercity bus services usually have limits for carry-on and checked luggage, similar to the baggage allowance system on airplanes.
  • Nick's best friend, Rachel, convinced Nick to take part in a wedding scheme designed to alert people to the unfairness of the student-allowance system.
  • Under a marketable allowance system, there is a presumption that permits will be traded to those companies which have the highest pollution abatement costs.
  • The Pearl system is designed to resemble a monthly parental allowance system where users make their own decisions about how and whether to spend their Pearls, or save them for future purchases.
  • But before extending any discretionary power, he continued, it would be necessary to fix a day on which the allowance system should cease; and in the bill it would be fixed in some of the summer months, when the labourers were in full employment. Cited from History of England in Three Volumes, Vol. III, by E. Farr & E. H. Nolan
  • The group included Nassau Senior, a professor from Oxford University who was against the allowance system, and Edwin Chadwick, who was a Benthamite.
  • Although various members of the community in the Village hold down jobs or even own businesses, most, including Number Six appear to be unemployed, and yet can afford a quite comfortable lifestyle, suggesting some form of allowance system of work units to Prisoners.
  • After liberalization in 1990, Malawi reverted to a pre-liberalization allowance system that limited tobacco farmers' production to a certain productivity quota.
  • I entirely approve of the removal of the allowance system, which is one of the greatest evils arising from the existing poor-laws; but I am of opinion that it ought gradually and slowly to have been destroyed, and without a fixed day for its termination being specified in the bill. Cited from Maxims Of His Grace The Duke Of Wellington, by Wellington
  • A final rule easing some uncertainty on continuous emissions monitoring, permit requirements, and operation of the emissions allowance system was not issued until January 1993, well after compliance strategies had to be developed and major investment decisions made.