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block contract

An NHS (UK) term of art for an arrangement in which the health services provider (as used in the UK, providers refer to corporate entities such as hospitals and trusts, and not to individuals) is paid an annual fee in installments by the Healthcare Commissioner in return for providing a defined range of services, especially a new service—e.g., respite care, day care, home care—over a fixed period.
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Ten Central Kenya governors yesterday held a meeting to sign the Central Regional Economic Block agreement aimed at implementing joint economic programmes.
The shipyard took part in the fair in a positive and optimistic mood, having only recently signed a key deal to boost its business - a ship repair block agreement with Kuwait Oil Tanker Company, which will add to its revenues and raise its profile in the region's ship repair industry.
3 -- (BNA): ASRY, the leading Ship and Rig Repair Yard in the Arabian Gulf, has signed a ship repair block agreement with Kuwait Oil Tanker Company (KOTC) which includes the exclusive maintenance rights to 19 vessels over the next two and half years.
"Hostile countries are not interested in finding way out of current situation and they are trying to block agreement on the nuclear case though acts of sabotage", Fars quoted Salehi as saying.
The Security Council voted 11-2 in favour of a resolution but China and Russia were able to block agreement by wielding their vetoes.
But deep-seated disputes continue to block agreement on a new binding global climate accord.
He added that Iran, which has virtual veto power because NPT meetings make decisions by consensus, was prepared to stand alone and block agreement on a final declaration if Tehran was not satisfied with the language in it.
This allows Pakistan to block agreement on a US proposal for a work plan, the next step in the negotiation process.
It was apparent that Iran's position was fixed and would block agreement by consensus.
Mr Brown was not alone in threatening to block agreement unless he got what he wanted from the summit: yesterday the Poles were warning they must have better EU voting strength, the Italians want more Euro-MPs in the proposed slimmed-down European Parliament, and the Bulgarians want to be able to use the Cyrillic version of the word for the "euro" in official EU documents in future.
Mr Blair was warned by French ambassador Gerard Errera not to use the UK's presidency to block agreement on the budget in a divisive way.