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block contract

An NHS (UK) term of art for an arrangement in which the health services provider (as used in the UK, providers refer to corporate entities such as hospitals and trusts, and not to individuals) is paid an annual fee in installments by the Healthcare Commissioner in return for providing a defined range of services, especially a new service—e.g., respite care, day care, home care—over a fixed period.
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3 -- (BNA): ASRY, the leading Ship and Rig Repair Yard in the Arabian Gulf, has signed a ship repair block agreement with Kuwait Oil Tanker Company (KOTC) which includes the exclusive maintenance rights to 19 vessels over the next two and half years.
Hostile countries are not interested in finding way out of current situation and they are trying to block agreement on the nuclear case though acts of sabotage", Fars quoted Salehi as saying.
The estimated value of the service delivered is in the region of GBP 75,000 per annum and will be delivered by a block agreement.
The Security Council voted 11-2 in favour of a resolution but China and Russia were able to block agreement by wielding their vetoes.
But deep-seated disputes continue to block agreement on a new binding global climate accord.
He added that Iran, which has virtual veto power because NPT meetings make decisions by consensus, was prepared to stand alone and block agreement on a final declaration if Tehran was not satisfied with the language in it.
This allows Pakistan to block agreement on a US proposal for a work plan, the next step in the negotiation process.
It was apparent that Iran's position was fixed and would block agreement by consensus.
Mr Brown was not alone in threatening to block agreement unless he got what he wanted from the summit: yesterday the Poles were warning they must have better EU voting strength, the Italians want more Euro-MPs in the proposed slimmed-down European Parliament, and the Bulgarians want to be able to use the Cyrillic version of the word for the "euro" in official EU documents in future.
Mr Blair was warned by French ambassador Gerard Errera not to use the UK's presidency to block agreement on the budget in a divisive way.
However, Spain is now maintaining a general reservation over Gibraltar (based on Madrid's belief that the UK would be entitled to designate a separate takeovers supervisory authority for Gibraltar) and may try to block agreement on the common position.
But we will not frustrate our partners' ambitions needlessly or block agreement for the sake of it.