Code of Practice


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Code of Practice

The code of practice by the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI), which was revised in 2008 and addressed matters related to patient safety, relationship of the pharmaceutical industry with healthcare professionals, the public and patient groups, restrictions on advertising, and complaints and sanctions against the pharmaceutical industry.
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The new Code of Practice not only considers compressed air that is used in direct contact with food production but also compressed air that does not come into contact with the food product but forms part of the production process.
The Code of Practice (DENI, 1998) sets out a five-stage approach to identifying, assessing and providing for children with special educational needs.
The Code of Practice will reportedly be used along with the migration processes released by BT Wholesale.
The final code of practice will address violence and stress from several perspectives, including the following:
COUNTER says that because librarians want to understand better how the information they buy from a variety of sources is being used, and publishers want to know how the information products they disseminate are being used, its Code of Practice meets these needs by setting international guidelines that govern the recording and exchange of online usage data.
'As a result, I have reemphasised to staff our commitment to uphold the Code of Practice and have re-issued guidelines on reporting of race and nationality.'
The association is to overhaul a key section of its recently revamped code of practice. It will also suggest changes to outlaw grandfathered trailing commissions.
The Code of Practice submitted today by the industry is the first tangible outcome of the Communication that the Commission adopted last April.
SIR - In response to your article about the code of practice for rearing pheasants and partridges in Wales ("Gamekeepers warn against code of practice 'tinkering'", (Country & Farming April 20), I would like to set the record straight on a number of points.
The Huddersfield Daily Examiner conforms to the newspaper industry''s voluntary Code of Practice, administered by the Press Complaints Commission.
Landlords and letting and estate agents should therefore be aware that, with effect from the start of this month, Newcastle City Council has brought in a Code of Practice on residential letting and for sale boards.
The Press Complaints Commission has approved a new sub-clause to the code of practice for journalists warning the media to avoid "excessive" detail about the method used for a suicide, except in cases where this is in the public interest.