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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There has been an unacceptable delay in the publication of the terms of reference, with consecutive Children's ministers breaking promises to publish the remit of the inquiry.
The other terms of reference are capacity building and career planning of officers, officials for proper utilization of their services, review of zonal quota prescribed for recruitment, enhancement of capacity, capability of the department for more effective and efficient regulation and supportive role.
India for the visit of a delegation on 19th December to discuss the terms of reference (TORs) for the 2nd Judicial Commission which is expected to visit India in near future to cross examine four witnesses in Mumbai Blasts case in Pakistan.
The terms of reference state the ropu, of up to five, will provide support and a "korowai of safety" for te poari, NZNO staff and members; will ensure tikanga is always upheld; provide cultural guidance; and provide advice and recommendations on issues of tikanga and mana.
We don't mind for the house committee probe, but are doubtful of the intentions of the Government as it has ordered the investigation on the demand of Opposition TDP, without making clear the terms of reference but only naming 17 members and fixing six months time to give the report," he added.
No specific terms of reference have been agreed with Chief Constable Bristow with regard to the criminal investigation.
In July, Welsh Secretary Cheryl Gillan signalled that the commission would be established with wide terms of reference.
The terms of reference for the lower house needed to be changed, Kazemi said.
The other Congress MLAs did not resign but decided to boycott the assembly proceedings in protest against the terms of reference.
Issue identification and issue scoping was undertaken in consultation with interested and potentially affected parties - federal and provincial agencies, local governments, First Nations and the public - to ensure that all potential effects and issues of relevance to the assessment were incorporated into the Terms of Reference, so that the resulting application for the Environmental Assessment Certificate will be complete.
Mr Kendall said: "The terms of reference announced on Monday have been very carefully negotiated with Defra and set out for the group to look at all the issues to work towards the eventual eradication of bovine TB.
It will take three months for the Terms of Reference to be developed and approved before the EA can get started.