Model Act

Model Act

A legislative template designed for use by the States in the US, which provides them with the powers they need to detect and contain bioterrorism or a naturally occurring disease outbreak.

Public health functions served by Model Act
• Preparedness—comprehensive planning for a public health emergency;
• Surveillance—measures to detect and track public health emergencies;
• Management of property—vaccines, medicines, hospitals; and provide power to abate hazards to the public’s health;
• Protection of persons—powers to compel vaccination, testing, treatment, isolation and quarantine when clearly needed;
• Communication—provide clear and authoritative information to the public.
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Addressing to participants, President Salman Zeb demanded of the government that they should enact University Model act in Malakand University.
far-reaching amendments through passing a bill to bring in to a better shape, the Universities Model Act 2015.
USMI members are also continuing to work closely with the National Association of Insurance Commissioners' Mortgage Guaranty Insurance Working Group as it updates the Mortgage Guaranty Insurance Model Act ("Model Act") to update state regulation of MI.
Also, companies will begin filing risk assessments to state regulators under requirements established in the NAIC's Own Risk and Solvency Assessment Model Act in 2015.
These measures include formulation of Model Act in 2003 as a template for reform of the agri marketing regulations of the States/Union Territories (UTs).
Russian President Vladimir Putin hailed this as a model act of "cooperation.
The WVSMA supports legislation to advance the NCOIL Rental Network Contract Arrangements Model Act, which aims to implement transparent practices.
After significant debate that lasted more than a year, the P&C Committee adopted in July the Model Act Regarding Use of Insurance Binders as Evidence of Coverage, which necessitated insurance coverage until a policy is issued or cancelled.
The Model Act was created as a means "[t]o increase public confidence in the fairness of the State tax system" and calls for the development of
The working group considered amending other existing model laws or requirements such as the Risk-Based Capital for Insurers Model Act, Own Risk and Solvency Assessment (ORSA) Model Act and the annual statement filing, but couldn't find a framework that could be extended to allow for the collection and protection of confidential information.
National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws (NCCUSL) Model Act of 1981 and NCCUSL Model Act of 1995.
The meeting also decided to draft a model act for public sector universities in KP including University of Peshawar to enhance the quality of syllabus.