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discipline

A UK term of art for an allied health profession which requires formal training, leading to a recognised professional qualification.

Examples
Physiotherapy, nursing, pharmacology.

discipline

A branch or domain of knowledge, instruction, or learning. Nursing, medicine, physical therapy, and social work are examples of health-related or professional disciplines. History, sociology, psychology, chemistry, and physics are examples of academic disciplines.
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Nonappearance of any participant of disciplinary proceedings shall not constitute the grounds for postponing the hearings.
It is entirely right that the Group undertook a prompt, independent and thorough disciplinary process immediately after the settlements were announced and has taken appropriate action as a result.
" Suppose, on some issue, if it comes to voting in the disciplinary committee and both members have different views, what will happen then?" Sources interpreted the latest development as a ray of hope for Rajasthan players, indicating that " some give- and- take" would allow them to play in the BCCI- organised tournaments in the 2014- 15 season, starting on Oct 5.
The case established a classic test composed of seven questions, all of which require a "yes" answer to assure that the employer had "just or proper cause" to impose disciplinary action or discharge.
The CBF had also pushed for action against Zuniga but this was rejected by FIFA's disciplinary committee who said the referee had seen the incident.
There are very strict time limits within which disciplinary action must be taken.
The ability of someone to do their job was not far behind, with 87 per cent of employers saying poor performance disciplinary hearings happened either frequently or occasionally.
Hamdy Yassin, head of the State Council Judges Club and deputy chairman of the State Council, said that the State Council has been handling the judicial disciplinary board for over 60 years.
"This case will be heard by the UEFA Control and Disciplinary Body on Saturday 22 June 2013 at the House of European Football in Nyon, Switzerland," the statement said.
The disciplinary body used a lower civil standard of proof that is "the balance of probability".
The Disciplinary Committee noted that Mr Burgess had accepted a 2009 Investigation Committee consent order relating to conduct in 2008 and 2009, and the Disciplinary Committee was therefore concerned by his continuing behaviour, including his continued failure to respond in January 2010.
If you are a Texas employer and have employed or retained a nurse who has been the subject of a deferred disciplinary order from the Board, the Committee would like to extend an invitation to you to participate in a short survey.