terms of reference


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terms of reference

Terms of reference allude to a mutual agreement under which a command, element, or unit exercises authority or undertakes specific missions or tasks relative to another command, element, or unit. Also called TORs.
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2) Annex 2 to the Terms of Reference - Part II - three times mowing in areas of the city Katowice
But it has yet to get under way because of a delay in reaching agreement on the terms of reference between lawyers representing the Welsh Government and those representing the Sargeant family.
Although Mr Bowen QC's appointment to lead the inquiry was announced more than two weeks ago, there has still been no agreement about the terms of reference under which it will be conducted.
New Delhi [India], December 5 ( ANI ): The newly constituted 15th Finance Commission, held its first meeting in Delhi on Monday and touched upon preliminary discussions regarding its terms of reference.
It has become clear from these that there is a broad consensus that those affected need more than the one week originally envisaged for the Inquiry's consultation on its terms of reference.
Sources told that chief of Awami Muslim League (AML) Sheikh Rasheed presented his Terms of References (ToRs) in the court on which the larger bench headed by Anwar Zaheer Jamali remarked that the judiciary is not bound to work according to your terms.
At the end, both sides have to agree to this terms of reference.
ISLAMABAD -- Opposition Leader in the National Assembly, Khursheed Shah on Wednesday said that deadlock over the Terms of References (ToRs) regarding Panama Leaks is not in favour of the government.
Islamabad -- Leader of the Opposition in National Assembly Khursheed Shah on Thursday formally forwarded Terms of References (TORs), jointly compiled by opposition parties for probe of Panama leaks, to Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif.
The party's Children's spokesman Robert Troy said new information about the Tuam mother and baby home in Galway re-enforces the need to outline the terms of reference of the Commission of Investigation.
The award was issued without terms of reference and/or based upon invalid terms of reference.