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commission

To purchase or arrange the purchase of services, as in a primary care trust commissioning cytology screening services from a pathology laboratory in a particular trust.
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commission

Business & health A type of finder's fee set by insurance brokers or agents for selling health plans, built into the premiums paid by the insured. See Biological Stain Commission, Commission on Dietary Supplement Labels, Commission E, Enzyme Commission, Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organization, National Commission for Certification of Acupuncturists, National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical & Behavioral Research, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Pepper Commission, Pew Commission.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

Commission

short for the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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"It seems that now someone in the European Commision decided that we should share a part of this burden ...
The Commision had assigned the Interior Ministry to prepare the list of various segments and submit the final list of eligible persons.
The UN representative hoped "the Parliament would agree on a list for Baghdad office candidates to enable the electoral commision to commence the registering book."
* BB&T rejects contingent commisions where it receives any fee from the client; where BB&T receives no fee from the client, it accepts a commision from the carrier Source: Peter Mead, Risk & Insurance [R]
Jeffrey Zinkin, an accountant from north London, said: 'I was horrified to read the following quote from his website: 'In the latest figures published by the Commision for Health Improvement Chase Farm has recieved a one star rating out of a possibe three.
``Recent changes in legislation have placed new obligations on event organisers and it is vital that we keep abreast of such changes, '' said Gwynedd Events' Commision events co-ordinator, Brenda Wyn Evans.
I'm driven by commision, with the devil on my side,
A new study from Brigham Young University says that health-related infomercials are suspect..."Results from this study suggest that most health-related infomercials have crossed the line and operate in the domain of deception, writes Susan Hill, a BYU assistant professor of medicine and the lead author of the report...Even more shocking, Hill explains in her study, is that a large number of the FTC (Federal Trade Commision) consumer-fraud cases involve health and fitness products, and infomercial trade associations report that the number one selling category of infomercial products are health and fitness items."
at the behest of the Commision on the Future of Health Care.
The European Commision blames glamorous advertising campaigns for giving alcohol a cool and sexy image.
Adam Lerrick is Senior Advisor to the Chairman of the International Financial Institution Advisory Commision.
Smook hailed the work of South Africa's Truth and Reconcilation Commision which had helped his countrymen to `look back so that they could look ahead'.