caretaker status


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caretaker status

A nonoperating condition in which the installations, materiel, and facilities are in a care and limited preservation status. Only a minimum of personnel is required to safeguard against fire, theft, and damage from the elements.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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Areas below a certain level would be placed in caretaker status with most of their funds and staff reassigned to parks with significant problems and needs.
His government has been assuming a caretaker status until a new government is formed.
E As the government in its caretaker status is not empowered to make all needed reform decisions, our impression is that ministers such as yourself are trying to keep the public confidence from deteriorating, but that there are many challenges.
In addition to Libya's participation, he cited the fact that Lebanon's government is in caretaker status, and also called for Syria to be allowed to participate, despite the country's membership in the Arab League having been frozen since 2011, following the outbreak of the civil war.
In the statement, Paudel said had the Deuba government given relief to the public in time, that could have earned the party some popularity, but he took the decision to give relief only after his government was reduced to caretaker status. Thus, the decision earned bad repute for the party instead of increasing its popularity.
However, the last time Howley acquired caretaker status, in the summer of 2012, he started on a low.
Forwards coach Robin McBryde took over caretaker status a few months later - Howley was Lions backs coach against the Wallabies - but Wales struggled to a 1-1 Test series draw in Japan after losing to the Eddie Jones-guided Brave Blossoms for the first time.
Because of the shutdown, the US National Science Foundation put the program in caretaker status. "The logistical ordeal of transporting people and supplies to Antarctica is an intricately choreographed process, and the departure from the tightly constrained plan will affect an entire season of scientific operations no matter how long the holding pattern lasts," reports Jeffrey Marlow.
Polar Star was placed in caretaker status on July 1, 2006.
Fresh elections must to be held within six months of the fall of the government, which continues in power with caretaker status.
This direct mandate enabled the administration to continue to conduct negotiations with the Palestinians, notwithstanding its caretaker status. Similarly, in the United States, it is customary for the outgoing president to have full presidential power until elections because U.S.
Sadly for Richard Shaw and Lee Carsley, the poor blokes left to pick up the pieces and the players, their chance to shine hasn't gone to plan and their employers will presumably be reluctant to upgrade their caretaker status on the back of three straight defeats given their haste to pull the trigger after Andy Thorn's three draws.