Definitions for "Costs"
Generally, a financial payment made to the successful party to a lawsuit, recoverable from the losing party. A person condemned to "costs" has to pay all the court costs, such as the fees for bringing the action, witness fees and other fees paid out by the other side in bringing the action to justice. A court can also condemn a losing party to "special costs" but this is considered punitive as it would include the other side's lawyer bill. The rule in most places is that "costs follows the event" which means that the loser pays. In most states, the court has the final say on costs and may decide not to make an order on costs.
Costs are often awarded to the person who succeeds in a court action (party/party costs). There may be a difference between the amount to be paid by the losing party and the costs payable to a person's solicitor (solicitor/own client costs)• Civil Courts• Family Court Procedures• Peace & Good Behaviour Orders• Solicitors - Legal Practitioners• Time Limits in Criminal Matters
Costs are payments ordered by a judge, once a motion or trial is decided, to compensate the successful party for some or all of his or her legal fees. Normally, if you are successful in court, you will receive one-half to two-thirds of your legal fees from the other side.
Negative implications of some change or action. They can be financial or non-financial. For example, the cost of cutting down a forest includes the cost of machinery and labour to do the work; the cost of the loss of biodiversity; the cost of the loss of wild habitat; the cost of lost carbon fixing potential; etc. Characterization of costs, and benefits, can vary depending on one's viewpoint or agenda. For example, is "jobs created" a measure of benefits or costs, and for whom
Information on the allocation of financial resources used in an organization. An appropriate cost system allocates and monitors costs by key missions or activities of the organization. It seeks to accurately capture the financial resources necessary to produce results.
The resource implications of undertaking an activity. What is actually measured in the costs will depend upon the type of activity, and also from which perspective the analysis is being taken.
Inputs, both direct and indirect, required to produce an intervention.
DIRECT: - costs that can be identified directly with a particular process or its output. See also INDIRECT COSTS, INCREMENTAL COSTS, MARGINAL COST, OPPORTUNITY COSTS, SUNK COSTS
See Opportunity Cost
The disadvantages of a particular course of action as measured by bad feeling, dollars, or numbers of items. View Capstone Lesson(s) that address this concept
Keywords:  rct, whatever, attempt, avoid, humans
In RCT, whatever humans attempt to avoid.
An amount of money which the Registrar may order to be paid by one party to another.
Money obligated for goods and services received during a given period of time, regardless of when ordered or whether paid for.
an issue under consideration at the time the application is filed with the national office
Keywords:  solar, cash, energy, value, see
See Cash Value and Cost of Solar Energy.