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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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I have talked this matter over with many of my constituents in Kentucky," he said, "and they agree that I shouldn't relinquish the senatorship because I have accepted the honor of the baseball commissionership.
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.
Honorable Manasseh Magok Rundial, the Speaker of South Sudan National Assembly to relieve Honorable Timothy Taban Joch from South Sudan National Assembly effective and backdated April 2014 after assuming the Akobo Commissionership position corrupting the assembly," reads the letter.
It was a blow for Labour on a mixed day that saw the party win three parliamentary by-elections but lose a number of police commissionership races.
Bernard Attard, 'Andrew Fisher, the High Commissionership and the Collapse of Labor', Labour History, no.
He did not inaugurate the presidential first-pitch tradition, no one in his family ever owned a major-league team, he was never offered the commissionership, and he neither presided over nor wrote an opinion in an important baseball case.
I have no problem and I'm happy that my colleague Mr McCreevy got a worthwhile commissionership.
The final constant is the commissionership itself and the idea that the commissioner has or has not some kind of magical powers to make the clubs as a whole do something they don't want to do.
Pete Rozelle's commissionership (1960-89): Chosen by league owners on the 23rd ballot, the young Rams GM would lead the NFL through the decades in which pro football grew to America's most popular sport and the Super Bowl became a national quasi-holiday.
For the next two years he worked at the Colonial office in London, and after four years in British Honduras and two in Bermuda, he returned in 1956 to take up the Resident Commissionership in Basutoland.
Leaving the commissionership, Wright continued to press for industry reforms and spent his remaining years as a private actuary, earning at last a sufficient income to support other reform interests.

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