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re·mit·tal

 (rĭ-mĭt′l)
n.
Remission.

remittal

(rɪˈmɪtəl)
n
1. (Law) law (esp of an appeal court) the act of sending back (a case or proceeding) to an inferior court for further consideration or action
2. (Law) criminal law cancellation (of a penalty or punishment)
3. the act of pardoning or forgiving (crime, sins, etc)
4. discharge or release from penalty, obligation, etc

re•mit•tal

(rɪˈmɪt l)

n.
a remission.
[1590–1600]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.remittal - a payment of money sent to a person in another place
payment - a sum of money paid or a claim discharged
2.remittal - an abatement in intensity or degree (as in the manifestations of a disease); "his cancer is in remission"
abatement, hiatus, reprieve, respite, suspension - an interruption in the intensity or amount of something
resolution - the subsidence of swelling or other signs of inflammation (especially in a lung)
3.remittal - the act of absolving or remittingremittal - the act of absolving or remitting; formal redemption as pronounced by a priest in the sacrament of penance
redemption, salvation - (theology) the act of delivering from sin or saving from evil
indulgence - the remission by the pope of the temporal punishment in purgatory that is still due for sins even after absolution; "in the Middle Ages the unrestricted sale of indulgences by pardoners became a widespread abuse"
penance - a Catholic sacrament; repentance and confession and atonement and absolution
Translations

remittal

[rɪˈmɪtl] N (Jur) → remisión f

remittal

[rɪˈmɪtl] n (Law) → rinvio
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91) Thus, on remittal, the First Department held that double jeopardy implications did not preclude a trial for intentional manslaughter, although the analysis was complicated by the fact that intentional manslaughter is a lesser included offense of intentional murder, of which defendant was acquitted.
Appropriately, therefore, appellate courts have generally taken into consideration arguments that changed circumstances after parental rights have been terminated require a remittal to the Family Court for a new hearing on the best interests of the child.
b) Abandonment of merchandise to Government; remittal or refund of duties paid
According to an electronic newsletter issued by CIWMB, which offers updates on the implementation the state's Electronic Waste and Recycling Act of 2003, in light of difficulties in establishing an efficient Electronic Waste Recycling Fee collection and remittal system, the legislature passed AB 901 as an urgent measure.