family allowance


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family allowance

n
1. (Social Welfare) (in Britain) a former name for child benefit
2. (Social Welfare) (capitals) Canadian a regular government payment to the parents of children up to a certain age. Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): child benefit
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family allowance

n (Brit) (old) → assegni mpl familiari
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Main features: simple market for the collection, transport and recovery of various types of waste, from selective sorting at source, within the premises of the hauts-de-seine family allowance fund, spent for one year renewable three times maximum by tacit renewal.
As of January, her family allowance is euro72 less than before as the result of the indexation.
Protesters said that articles 16 and 35 of the Pensions Act state that retirees are entitled to full financial rights, noting the "family allowance" was stopped in 2011.
156, which adjusts the overseas, living quarters, representation, and family allowances of Foreign Service Personnel (FSP).
Bolsa Familia means family allowance. The government provides allowances for the people and works out programmes to bring them out from extreme hunger and poverty.
Since the Family Allowance stopped, mother says we can no longer afford to buy organic vegetables from Waitrose.
The company told me it had followed the Labour Law, which requires an employer that occasionally gives its staff pay rises (which mine had done) to bring just the basic wage and family allowances into the calculation.
How long before she asks him to turn her water into Kestrel and sort out her family allowance so she can feed her 5,000?
The second new policy explored was the 1944 federal government's introduction of Family Allowance payments.
Chow said that: "The NDP will put forward legislation based on the principles of quality, universality, accessibility, educational development and inclusiveness," In a CBC Radio inter view she indicated that her party was willing to support a family allowance as well as its own child care approach.
Until 1993 I was employed by a multinational company in Horgen, then in Lausanne, where I was paid a monthly "family allowance" for my child since her birth in 1990.
No family allowance, no other help, but we all sat down to meals together at least once a day andthree times on Sundays.