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directive

 [dĭ-rek´tiv]
a stated instruction or order. See also will.
advance d's see advance directives.

directive

(di-rek'tiv),
An authoritative order, instruction, or guide, usually specific and in writing.
[Med. L. directivum, fr. di-rigo, di-rectum, to make straight, set in order, guide direct, instruct]
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In the late summer of 2010, staff on the UVA-Duke team learned that the Norfolk CSB had initiated its own program of helping consumers to complete an advance directive.
ensuring product compliance with proposed Directives and advising on compliance with proposed and future Directives
By March 21, 2010, manufacturers' devices must be compliant with the modified Directive (Directive 2007/47/EC).
EU Directive 2000/53/EC on end-of-life vehicles stipulates that vehicle manufacturers and their material and component suppliers must try to reduce use of hazardous substances when designing vehicles.
The Reinsurance Directive also offers the potential for reinsurers to be more competitive on pricing, McLaren said.
Another important aspect of the directive is that it encourages different government agencies to participate in stability operations, Nadaner said.
To be implemented, the directive must be approved by all member states.
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A centerpiece will be the Eighth Company Law Directive that will clarify the duties of statutory auditors, their independence and ethics, and introduce the full responsibility of the group auditor for the audit of consolidated accounts of groups of companies.
Nursing staff members have a duty to honor a resident's advance directive.

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