GNU Webster's 1913
- (Mil.) In the United States army, an officer of the rank of brigadier general, who commands the pay department, which is charged with the payment of the officers and men.
- (Nav.) In the United States navy, the Chief of the Bureau of Provisions and Clothing, who has charge of the payment of officers and men and their clothing and subsistence. He has the rank of rear admiral.
- In Great Britain, an officer of the Treasury who makes all payments and disbursements, civil as well as military. He is a member of the ministry, but not of the cabinet.
“As a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives and its speaker, a member and president of the Provincial Congress, and paymaster-general, James Warren took a leading part in the events of the American revolutionary period, and his wife followed its progress with keen interest.”
“Responding cautiously, it sent its paymaster-general, Stephen Cave, M.P., to prepare a confidential report on the Egyptian finances.”
“On April 1 last year, funds were transferred from the paymaster-general account (PMG account) into the commercial banks accounts of the justice department's sub-offices.”
“Reserve Bank, who is the paymaster-general of the country.”
“I am satisfied that the surplus monies carried on the Exchequer, paymaster-general and tax and loans accounts, were fully in tune with realistic cash flow requirements that prevailed at the time.”
“The cost of financing surplus money in the Exchequer, the paymaster-general account, as well as in the tax and loan accounts, amounted to about R423 million.”
“With effect from September 1 1997, all pension contributions in respect of employees remunerated via the Persal system are directly and electronically transferred to the paymaster-general account of the department of finance," Manuel said.”
“Treasury is not responsible for their paymaster-general (salary) accounts.”
“Contrary to provincial treasury instructions the revenue, paymaster-general, salaries and exchequer bank accounts had not been reconciled at the end of each month and a supervisor had not performed detailed checks at least twice a year.”
“The report also identified a direct transfer of R5,2 million debited against the paymaster-general account and recorded in the sundry suspense account.”
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