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.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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According to the Greek Cypriot side on Monday, the process is close to agreeing terms of reference for a resumption of Cyprus talks, paving the way for a meeting of the two leaders with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in New York later this month on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly.
In a tweet Wednesday, Locsin said he accepted China's terms of reference on the "perfect" memorandum of understanding (MOU) on oil and gas exploration.
The committee will now have to consider five more areas while drafting their recommendations, making the total terms of reference nine.
Inaayos na ang terms of reference for the Swiss challenge (As of January, the documents are with the DOTr.
He said 'the terms of reference, is reported in the media, are vague, unspecific and do not touch the core issues involved in the failure of the system.'
Sources told that chief of Awami Muslim League (AML) Sheikh Rasheed presented his Terms of References (ToRs) in the court on which the larger bench headed by Anwar Zaheer Jamali remarked that the judiciary is not bound to work according to your terms.
Islamabad -- Leader of the Opposition in National Assembly Khursheed Shah on Thursday formally forwarded Terms of References (TORs), jointly compiled by opposition parties for probe of Panama leaks, to Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif.
The arbitrator exceeded the time prescribed in the terms of reference (being 18 January 2008) to issue the award, and further, that the invalid terms of reference did not empower the arbitrator to extend the prescribed time.
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.
Maran's letter asked the PM to dilute the terms of reference and ensure that the issue of pricing of spectrum would remain with the telecom ministry.
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.