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    Default Element of the precept

    Hello, I am translating an article about tax rises.
    What exactly did a mayor do when he "raised his element of the precept by 5.5 per cent"?

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    A precept is an instruction to another area about taxes to be levied:
    http://www.askoxford.com/concise_oed/precept?view=uk

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    Default Re: Element of the precept

    Thank you

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    You're welcome.

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