NICS


Also found in: Dictionary, Legal, Financial, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to NICS: NCIS

NICS

Abbreviation for:
National Institute of Clinical Studies 
neuro-immuno-cutaneous system
Northern Ireland Civil Service
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.
References in periodicals archive ?
Today, three NICs (Islamabad, Lahore, Karachi) house 79 promising startups which have provided mentorship and networking by leading entrepreneurs, corporate chieftains, top professionals, investors and global entrepreneurial organizations through more than 110 events and meet-ups.
On that time NADRA come to know that number of other foreign criticizes had also got NICs illegally.
Murtaza Zaidi, Director at the NIC Peshawar, said Peshawar was suffering brain drain due to security and other urban challenges.
The top startups at the NIC out of the selected startups will be chosen for the Jazz xlr8 programme.
The murderer probably should have been reported to NICS, but wasn't.
John Cornyn (R-Texas) introduced NSSF-supported bipartisan bill S.2135, the Fix NICS Act.
Ms Anusha Rahman said the launch of yet another NIC at LUMS after Islamabad was a testament to the government's resolve to bring about a digital revolution in Pakistan.The minister also recounted her ministry's efforts to modernise digital and internet technology in Pakistan since she took over, elaborating how she picked the idea of NIC from London where she saw young people running business through internet.
A Microsoft spokeswoman added: "We are now able to deliver even better citizen services to NICS customers across Northern Ireland."
The permanent provisions of the Brady Act, which went into effect on November 30, 1998, required the attorney general to establish NICS so that any FFL could request an immediate determination as to whether the receipt of a firearm by a prospective gun buyer would violate federal or state laws.
In the first three years of the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS), more than 2,800 domestic violence offenders in the six states studied were able to purchase firearms without being identified by NICS because, under current law, a firearm sale can proceed in three business days even if a NICS check is unresolved.