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state function

n
(General Physics) physics a thermodynamic quantity that has definite values for given states of a system, such as entropy, enthalpy, free energy, etc
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In addition, the practice of conducting illegal inspections has not been eradicated, and the number of control and supervisory functions of state bodies continues to be significant.
Regional state administrations, having the appropriate functions of state control, should monitor and respond promptly to such situations, he underscored.
Omar Farooq Saqib, Director, Monetary Policy Department, State Bank of Pakistan delivered a detailed presentation on monetary policy and other functions of State Bank of Pakistan.
The participants discuss aspects to improve the legal acts of Kyrgyzstan within delineation of functions of state bodies and local self-governments in the fields of water supply and sewerage systems.
Commenting on the recent amendments to the State Agency for National security Actr, Vuchkov emphasized that Bulgaria needed clearly delineated functions of state bodies as regards wiretapping.
The first six recommendations deal with organizational design a functions of state departments.
Tripoli'As the interim government of Ali Zidan enters its second month in at work, it has begun to worry that various elements in the country are systematically working with the intention to disrupt the functions of state institutions and prevent the authorities from carrying out their stabilization and rebuilding plan.
The role of the government is steadily shrinking to encompass only the primary functions of state.
But tax aversion aside, Hanna believes education, health and human services and public safety are core functions of state government and shouldn't be cut further.
The FBI has been for many years largely restricted from investigating left-wing subversion and terrorism, and reoriented toward investigating "white collar" crime and a huge new federal criminal code that usurps many of the police functions of state and local governments.
Ireland in the new executive director of the Department of Workforce Services treland previously served as the executive director of the Department of Administrative Services since 1993, overseeing eight divisions critical to the internal functions of state government such as information technology services, finance, and facility management and construction.
Before Iraq's invasion of Kuwait, the Emiri Diwan used to have virtually unchecked powers over the petroleum sector and the London-based Kuwait Investment Office (KIO) as well as the legislative and executive functions of state.