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commissioner

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A purchaser of services or goods—e.g., a primary care trust—which commissions specialist mental health services on behalf of those living in the PCT’s catchment area or district, based on its allocation of money. Services may be commissioned from the NHS or the voluntary or private sector.
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54) In fact, ever since Maurice Herzog was nominated, the High Commissionership has kept charging the leaders of the sports movement.
135) Instead of offering the commissionership to an outside and independent person, the owners selected Milwaukee Brewers owner Bud Selig as "temporary" commissioner, who promised to serve as interim Commissioner until the start of the new collective bargaining agreement with the MLBPA.
Attard, `Andrew Fisher, the High Commissionership and the Collapse of Labor', Labour History, no.
A mere European Commissionership would not do the trick.
23) We summarize it here to make the following point: Bratton approached his commissionership in New York City with a clear plan.
This may be due in part to the fact that Smith added the consumer ideas to the third edition of The Wealth of Nations in 1784, after he had been appointed to the Commissionership of Customs and also in part to the fact that while he conceptualized "consumption," in the 1770s and 1780s, the notion of "consumers" was not easy to differentiate from the apprentices, laborers, farmers, and others of the "common" class.
David Goldstein, president of the Tax Commission and one of the six commissioners have not been reappointed, and there is also another vacant commissionership, the City Comptroller's report notes.
Under the proactive Commissionership of Peter Sutherland the incidence of Community involvement in merger proposals increased substantially, and Sir Leon Brittan has inherited with that portfolio proposals for a Community mergers directive, which would transfer scrutiny of most large mergers and those involving companies trading in several Community countries from national governments to Brussels.
During the Commissionership of Geoffrey Moore (1969-73), a new and innovative approach was established for s analysis of wage developments with publication of the BLS Employment Cost Index (ECI).
I have long considered the commissionership as a top career aspiration and am thrilled about the opportunity to work with the some of the most extraordinary athletes and golf professionals in the world to continue the organization's upward momentum.

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