off period

off period

time during which no active drug is given in a program of structured treatment interruption.
See also: on period, drug holiday.

off period

Neurology A period in Pts with Parkison's disease in which the antiparkinsonian medication does not ameleriorate Sx. See Parkinson's disease. Cf On period.
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It is evident from the guidelines that a cooling off period is required for the re- election to the post of secretary general or treasurer, if either of that position has been held for eight years.
Under the proposals - agreed by the energy industry - from December 31 households will be able to change supplier after just three days plus a 14-day cooling off period.
If you decide to cancel your order within the cooling off period, you must tell the trader in writing.
Global Banking News-May 7, 2012--Leumi board extends cooling off period for CEO(C)2012 ENPublishing - http://www.
If you have not signed agreeing to receive goods or services within the cooling-off period, you can cancel any time within the cooling off period and pay nothing.
OTE members must provide a cooling off period of 15 days, while the EU Timeshare Directive provides a minimum 10-day cooling off period, in which it is permitted to change your mind and get your money back.
It's just the latest, negative version of the economy from the same people who predicted Argentina would spiral into hyperinflation, which it didn't; of that the recovery was just an Indian summer, which it wasn't; or that we're now heading into a leveling off period, which we're not.
We have had to take a bit of time out and have a bit of a cooling off period," said Klass.
The changes, which come in to force at the end of the year, mean that once a customer signs up with a new supplier, the switch will take place three days after the statutory 14-day cooling off period.
Simply put, the application to reduce the cooling- off period cannot be moved by just one party -- the husband or the wife.
The law states that traders who conduct their business by visiting consumers' homes, whether or not their visit is solicited or unsolicited by the consumer, are required to issue a seven day cancellation notice or cooling off period.