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GARNISH is to take a debtors wages under a legal order, e.g. for child support or an IRS tax liability.
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EXCEPTIONAL ITEMS are material items which derive from events or transactions that fall within the ordinary activities of the reporting entity and which individually or, if of a similar type, in aggregate, need to be disclosed by virtue of their size or incidence if the financial statements are to give a true and fair view.
REGULATION is the act of controlling or directing according to rule (e.g., the Securities Act of 1933 or SEC and FASB accounting regulations), i.e. it is the act of bringing to uniformity.