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directive

 [dĭ-rek´tiv]
a stated instruction or order. See also will.
advance d's see advance directives.

directive

(di-rek'tiv),
An authoritative order, instruction, or guide, usually specific and in writing.
[Med. L. directivum, fr. di-rigo, di-rectum, to make straight, set in order, guide direct, instruct]
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During the meeting, stakeholders raised significant concerns, particularly with the industry-specific examples contained in the draft directives. In an e-mail distributed subsequent to the meeting, LB&I invited participating stakeholders to provide written comments by close of business August 28, 2015.
The above-mentioned Member States did not implement at all or did not implement completely this directive into national law.
Advance directives are the best way for parents and children to express their wishes for end-of-life care.
For Bulgaria, for each partially transposed Directive, the Commission proposes a daily penalty of EUR 8448.
Significantly, prior to the 2009 HCDA amendments, researchers at Duke University, led by Jeffrey Swanson, Ph.D., Marvin Swartz, M.D., and others, found that, when persons with serious mental illness were offered assistance in completing their advance directives (through a process of"structured facilitation" provided by trained Duke staff), over 60% of the individuals who were offered this help completed their own advance directive for mental health care.
Gas struts certainly aren't machines, even in terms of the Machinery Directive, which talks about machines as assemblies fitted with or intended to be fitted with a drive system other than directly applied human or animal effort.
In order for the many products now covered by the directive to bear CE-marking (http://www.ee.sgs.com/ce-marking.htm), a range of new 'Implementing Measures' covering each of these products will now need to be established and implemented.
For example, Connell and Mallory (2007) noted, "A significant difference was found that schools with yearly entry into their program provide content on advance directives by video (n=22) as compared to nursing programs with biennial entry (n=2)" (p.
WEEE and RoHS are separate directives with different timelines, but their effect on the selection and use of plastics is intertwined.
As insurers and reinsurers gather in Monte Carlo, Monaco, for Rendez-Vous de Septembre, renewal talks will be affected by a growing awareness of the implications of the European Union's Reinsurance Directive.
10 of the Pastoral Directives, he states: "A baptized Christian of another denomination who comes forward for Communion during a Eucharistic celebration is understood to be in genuine spiritual need and to be requesting the Eucharist on his or her own initiative.
This unit, to be released at the end of September 2005, conforms to European RoHS directive(*1) (EU Directive on the Restriction of certain Hazardous Substances in electrical and electronic equipment) for the U.S.

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