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watchdog

Colloquial term for a voluntary or professional overseer of a service or service provider.
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All of which makes me feel thankful that in the UK we have a watchdog that doesn't require permission from advertisers before it can put their claims under the spotlight.
Consumer Watchdog sought the information in a Public Records Act request initially submitted in June.
It came after the watchdog announced in April that it was seeking to close down the nursery.
On the other hand, well-informed sources have informed ARY News that the anti-corruption watchdog has also opened the Chaudhry Sugar Mills case against the former Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif.
The human rights watchdog emailed the statement to media outlets and other stakeholders after it was denied permission by the occupation authorities to launch a report titled 'Tyranny of a 'lawless law': Detention without charge or trial under the J and K Public Safety Act' in Srinagar, today.
'Change the watchdog. Hindi watchdog yang PPCRV eh, they are more of a lapdog,' Atienza said at the Kapihan sa Manila Bay forum.
The EU banking watchdog has said that it has ended its probe of financial regulators in Estonia and Denmark.
Addressing a ceremony in Lahore, Javed Iqbal said that NAB is working under the constitution and added that the accountability watchdog has the right to inquire even leader of the opposition.
The watchdog said the teams collected information that will be used in an investigation and in no way did the checks imply that any businesses had violated competition laws.
One of the worst reasons for the poor performance of higher institutions is the absence of surveillance by an academic watchdog.
South Korea's corporate watchdog carried out a weeks-long investigation into Google Korea over the firm's alleged abuse of its leverage over local game developers, industry sources said Saturday.
Gove: responsible for designing the UK's post-Brexit environmental watchdog.