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local

 [lo´k'l]
restricted to or pertaining to one spot or part; not general.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

lo·cal

(lō'kăl),
Having reference or confined to a limited part; not general or systemic.
[L. localis, fr. locus, place]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

local

adjective In the area of a lesion; confined to a specific area noun Regionally popular for a local anesthetic, as in, 'under local'
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

lo·cal

(lō'kăl)
Having reference or confined to a limited part; not general or systemic.
[L. localis, fr. locus, place]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

lo·cal

(lō'kăl)
Having reference or confined to a limited part; not general or systemic.
[L. localis, fr. locus, place]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012

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Q. where would i 'll be able to find a meeting of A.A? what is their web site? local department???

A. HELLO CRYSTA, here are some web sits--(IN THE ROOMS.COM)---AA ONLINE CHAT.COM----good luck--mrfoot56

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'I know that the local government system introduced in 2013 was one of the perfect systems, but the bureaucracy highly hampered its efficacy and this is why it could not be implemented in full spirit and deliver as was expected,' a senior PTI member said.
'After the local government department's directives, the budget for the ongoing development schemes will remain intact, while the new schemes approved by the outgoing councils will become null and void,' he said.
Sule gave the directive on Wednesday during a meeting with the 13 local governments' chairmen at the Government House in Lafia.
The study also covered the United States of America and the system used in the non-Commonwealth state for its local government elections.
First, it uses the term 'local governments', not 'local bodies' which was in vogue in earlier legislation.
Likewise, section 202 of the said Act empowers the council to remove a directly elected Lord Mayor, Mayor or a deputy Mayor by three-fourth majority of the councillors on the grounds of misconduct, or if, in their opinion, his removal is necessary for effective performance of the functions of the local government. Interestingly, the council shall also stand dissolved immediately after removal of its head and fresh elections shall be called.
According to the new local government system, the village council and mohalla council would be elected through non-party election system, while election would be held on a party basis at tehsil and municipal level.
Capacity constraints among officials in local government can no longer be ignored and needs to be timely addressed.
On the occasion the Information Minister Shaukat Yousafzai said that through the new Local Bodies Amendment Bill the Local Government Finance Commission would be established where the number of tehsil chairmen has been increased to five from two and they would be elected from concerned five zones in the province.
During the meeting, the prime minister was briefed in detail about the proposed new local government system, which would empower the elected representatives at Tehsil and rural levels, to help achieve development at lower tiers due to appropriate availability of funds through devolution of political, administrative and financial powers.
The formers have used Local Governments as a constituency, to get legitimization through public support.
Mehfooz Ali Khan, former Finance Secretary, Balochistan, believes that the Balochistan government did not amend the Local Government Act, 2010, which resulted in the ineffectiveness of local governments.

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