Responsible Officer


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Responsible Officer

Medspeak-UK
A senior doctor in a healthcare organisation, such as the medical director who has local responsibility for overseeing the conduct, monitoring the performance, and evaluating the fitness to practise of doctors linked to that organisation. Every licensed doctor is to be linked with a named Responsible Officer; one of the Responsible Officer's key roles will be to recommend to the GMC whether or not a doctor should be revalidated.

Public health-UK
A person in a hospital trust who is responsible for NHS Education for Scotland operational matters relating to fire safety and ensure all fire detection systems, fire fighting equipment and all future developments are maintained as per national regulations.
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Gurdip Singh Hayer, aged 42, of Franklin Road, Leamington, giving a false statement contrary to the perjury act, community order made for 12 months and defendant to attend appointments with a responsible officer.
In the event the agent fails to comply, it appears the IRS could levy penalties both on the responsible officer or director of the organization and on the agent.
The task of cleaning and chlorination of all water tanks assigned would be completed in 21 days and each responsible officer was asked to submit the completion report of his task on a prescribed proforma sent through PMRU positively.
No amount of delegation to an accountant or bookkeeper would extenuate any responsible officer of a corporation from the commission of any violation arising from such delegated act, the DOJ said.
A community order was made for Riseborough to undertake a 12 week curfew, attend appointments with a responsible officer and undertake 100 hours unpaid work within the next 12 months.
The 30-year-old also failed to attend supervision appointments and keep in touch with a responsible officer.
A responsible officer of the federal police told that woman journalist was killed.
Ashfaq Khan said to the meeting that Chief Secretary set software in which every citizen registered their complaint against any problem they are facing and Chief Secretary will send it to the DC and then Deputy Commissioner can forward it to the concern department or responsible person and every responsible officer is bond to act on the complaint in 15 days towards otherwise they will face the law in this regard.
He was ordered to pay pounds 44 compensation to the victim, pounds 85 court costs, and comply with a community order, which entails meeting a responsible officer for 10 days and attending appointments with a probation officer over a 12-month period.
They would be set to work in much the same way as community safety officers are, under the supervision of a responsible officer.
Utility installation activities were said to have been proceeding according to the timetable and kept under control by the responsible officer.

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