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commissioner

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A purchaser of services or goods—e.g., a primary care trust—which commissions specialist mental health services on behalf of those living in the PCT’s catchment area or district, based on its allocation of money. Services may be commissioned from the NHS or the voluntary or private sector.
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When he had accepted the commissionership, he had promised to relinquish his Senate seat in thirty to sixty days.
(65) The Commissionership: A Historical Perspective, MLB.com, at http://mlb.mlb.com/NASApp/mlb/mlb/history/mlb_history_people_story.jsp?
During the 1928 election, Sells had bolted from Democratic candidate Alfred Smith and, along with thousands of other "Hoover Democrats," provided the Republican ticket with stunning electoral victories in the formerly "Solid South" As a reward, Hoover considered offering the commissionership to Sells--a position that the Texas Democrat was eager to reclaim.
This may be due in part to the fact that Smith added the consumer ideas to the third edition of The Wealth of Nations in 1784, after he had been appointed to the Commissionership of Customs and also in part to the fact that while he conceptualized "consumption," in the 1770s and 1780s, the notion of "consumers" was not easy to differentiate from the apprentices, laborers, farmers, and others of the "common" class.
This was the beginning of an official career that would lead to the High Commissionership.
David Goldstein, president of the Tax Commission and one of the six commissioners have not been reappointed, and there is also another vacant commissionership, the City Comptroller's report notes.
Under the proactive Commissionership of Peter Sutherland the incidence of Community involvement in merger proposals increased substantially, and Sir Leon Brittan has inherited with that portfolio proposals for a Community mergers directive, which would transfer scrutiny of most large mergers and those involving companies trading in several Community countries from national governments to Brussels.
During the Commissionership of Geoffrey Moore (1969-73), a new and innovative approach was established for s analysis of wage developments with publication of the BLS Employment Cost Index (ECI).
According to Okowa, his refusal to accede to Orubebe's request for a commissionership slot led to the latter's recent outbursts to call for a probe of his government.
As for the commissionership, the tenure will be back to an annual basis after the expiration of Marcial's three-year term on 2021.
Marcial, 56, worked his way up the ranks from being a statistician during the time of Leo Prieto to serving as a floor director with TV coveror Vintage Enterprises from the commissionership of Rudy Salud to Jun Bernardino.
He spoke in a reconciliatory tone and made clear that consultation with team officials, coaches, players, fans and the media will be the driving force of his commissionership.

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