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color code

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a system of easily distinguishable colours, as for the identification of electrical wires or resistors
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"The colour code system will follow red-amber-green pattern, i.e, missions performing well in redressing grievances would be in 'green', while say those keeping inordinately pending cases would show as 'red'.
No leniency in this regard to be shown, as if a public transport bus plies on the city street it must be painted in official colour code.
The level of risk will be depicted by colour code boxes.
Civic bosses will order all taxi operators to comply with the colour code over the next five years.
Three political groups (S&D, Greens-EFA, EUL-NGL) had filed an amendment (134) prior to the vote aimed at showing the food's content in essential nutrients (fats, saturated fats, carbohydrates and salt) using a colour code: "For complex foods [ ] the declaration on the front of the package must be immediately comprehensible to consumers, to which a colour code would contribute," it stated.
One of the key issues of the European Parliament's vote on the draft regulation on the provision of food information to consumers, on 16 June, is the possible adoption of a colour code. Three political groups (S&D, Greens-EFA, EUL-NGL) have filed an amendment (134) aimed at showing the food's content in essential nutrients (fats, saturated fats, carbohydrates and salt) using a colour code: "For complex foods [ ] the declaration on the front of the package must be immediately comprehensible to consumers, to which a colour code would contribute," it states.