bureaucratic procedure

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Noun1.bureaucratic procedure - needlessly time-consuming procedurebureaucratic procedure - needlessly time-consuming procedure
procedure - a mode of conducting legal and parliamentary proceedings
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The official explained why the agreement on reciprocal provision of land plots for the Embassy of Kyrgyzstan in Beijing and the Embassy of China in Bishkek was not signed: "It's a long-lasting bureaucratic procedure in our country.
He added that a card for each cancer patient will be issued instead of the current bureaucratic procedure which requires the patient to check with the al-Bashir Hospital and then be referred to medical committees.
The fresh development will add another layer of bureaucratic procedure before it reaches the top law official again.
Prince Naif said the new system instructing IPC's chief to report to the Minister of Interior corrects the previous bureaucratic procedure. He explained that a police officer no longer controls the authorities of arresting, investigating and prosecuting at one time.
Bulgaria's government is supposed to adopt new regulations on the projects seeking EU funding in order to accelerate the bureaucratic procedure.
Insteadofrefusing to place Sharif's name on the ECL, the Interior Minister has taken resort to trickery by introducing an unfair and unworkable bureaucratic procedure for putting names on the ECL.If the presentstuck-in-the-mud cabinet was to decidethe fate of each one of the 600 cases, most of the criminals put on the list would have leftwithin 24 hoursofthe introduction of Ahsan Iqbal'snew procedure.
The Cuban government said it will no longer require islanders to apply for an exit visa, eliminating a much-loathed bureaucratic procedure that has been a major impediment for many seeking to travel overseas, reports AP (Oct.
Forget bureaucratic procedure. Wilson issued an emergency declaration, allowing the normally interminable contract approval process to be scrapped.
Beforehand, making a change to a license was quite a bureaucratic procedure. The new approach is designed to be quicker and cheaper for licensees which is welcome news.
"In a recent committee meeting it was established that the current bureaucratic procedure for registering foreign students in Cyprus entails serious negative consequences for both the sustainability and the development of higher education in Cyprus," Tornaritis said in a letter to the finance minister.
Sources from the Secretariat for European Affairs say that one of the reasons blocking the entrance of money is the bureaucratic procedure and sluggishness of the EU Mission staff, who forward the projects to Brussels.
"Skopje is guided by the deadline in November, because it is clear they wish to be admitted as a member during a major event when all important members of the Alliance are present instead of having the membership announced at another moment as a result of a bureaucratic procedure," Kathimerini says.