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custody

Social medicine The legal control of a child or other person, usually one who resides with a custodial guardian or parent. See Guardian.

cus·to·dy

(kŭs'tŏ-dē)
Care, guardianship, or control of a person or thing exercised by one in authority.
[L. custodia]

custody

(kŭs′tŏ-dē) [L. custodia, care, protection, watch]
1. Direct control or care by an agent or agency in charge.
2. Legal guardianship, as for a child.
3. Legal detention or incarceration by the police or other law enforcement agency.
4. Safekeeping of evidence, as of illegal drugs or weapons for presentation in a trial.
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'The vision of Custodian Investment Plc remains the same.
The client's qualified custodian performs appropriate verification of the instruction, such as a signature review or other method, to verify the authorization, and provides a transfer of funds notice to the client promptly after each transfer.
* The third-party custodian is merely the keeper of the deposits to and distributions from the account.
* The number of accounts served by fee-based financial advisor custodians will increase to 10.4 million by 2016, up 70 percent from 2011;
Paul McCartney's childhood home in Forthlin Road, left; and, above, Colin Hall Sylvia Hall - temporary custodian of 20 Forthlin Road
To amend the Public Premises (Eviction of Unauthorised Occupants) Act, 1971 to declare the Custodian, Deputy Custodian and Assistant Custodian of Enemy Properties as Estate Officer in respect of the enemy properties;
With some exceptions, a custodian must obtain the individual's consent to collect, use, or disclose personal health information.
Go the extra mile and call Signal Branch at HRC to ensure a trained Soldier is requisitioned who will be there in time to allow for an orderly transfer of the custodian duties.
In contrast this transaction would not have been allowed by many self-directed IRA custodians not wanting to deal with investments beyond our borders as expressed in corporate policies.
Under both the UGMA and the UTMA, the minor immediately acquires both legal and equitable title to the subject matter of the gift held by the custodian.
HSBC has been voted the Best Sub-Custodian for the past 6 years, and the Best Regional Custodian every year since 2000, by leading industry journals.
Ringeman hasn't put a dollar figure on his first year, but the raw numbers shake out nicely: Each custodian covers 21,472 square feet in eight hours--with head custodians responsible for less square feet as the building's grade levels increase.