Definitions for "Sanctions"
Penalty fees to a doctor for using services and providers not in an MCOs network
(SANGK-shuhns) noun—punishment for breaking the law or for unacceptable behavior. One country sometimes imposes sanctions against another country by refusing to trade with it.
The EU is moving, especially since the October 1999 EU Summit in Tampere, towards common sanctions for cross-border crimes like trafficking in drugs or human beings. (Ssee Judicial-criminal, Immigration, Organised crime)
Keywords:  sip, ban, ncard, eviction, implement
Actions taken by the federal government for failure to plan or implement a State Improvement Plan (SIP). Such action may be include withholding of highway funds and a ban on construction of new sources of potential pollution.
Actions that may be taken on accounts that are delinquent. This may include but are not limited to the following: $20 late payment fee per month, registration and transcript hold, housing eviction, cancellation of telecommunications services, deactivation of NCard for purchases.
Actions taken against a state or local government for failure to plan or to implement a SIP, such as a ban on construction of new sources.
The University activates a sanction against a student's account for non payment of tuition fees, loan repayments, library fines, field trips, accommodation charges etc. A student will be automatically placed on sanctions by the computer system, but for sanctions to be lifted the student needs to pay the amount owing and report to the relevant area the receipt number and amount of payment made as these sanctions need to be lifted manually.
Under CATS, consequences for schools in the assistance category that fail to meet improvement goals; could include school audits, assistance from highly skilled educators or school improvement grants, required training, removal of school council members, teachers or principals and/or student transfers depending on the level of school assessment scores. Sanctions under No Child Left Behind also include student transfers and required tutoring services for students.
Consequences for schools that do not meet the goals set for them by state or federal accountability programs. These can include providing free tutoring to students or transfers to higher-performing schools. The most severe sanctions often involve state takeover of a public school or district.
Explicit reference to the sanctions applicable to infringements of the national provisions against discrimination is made in Article 15 of the Racial Equality Directive and Article 17 of the Employment Equality Directive. According to these Articles, Member States must lay down the rules on the sanctions that will be applicable and take all necessary measures to ensure their enforcement. The Directives also specify that the sanctions, which may comprise payment of compensation to the victim, must be effective, proportionate and dissuasive.