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directive

[də′rek·tiv]
(computer science)
An instruction in a source program that guides the compiler in making the translation to machine language, and is usually not translated into instructions in the object program.
(invertebrate zoology)
Any of the dorsal and ventral paired mesenteries of certain anthozoan cnidarians.
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Member States had to adopt and publish, by the date of accession of Croatia to the Union at the latest, the laws, regulations and administrative provisions necessary to comply with Directive 2013/25/EU.
The current action concerns cases where the Member States have already adopted considerable new legislation pursuant to the third internal energy market package and have thus already transposed part of the requirements of the two Directives into national law.
Psychiatric advance directives allow patients to specify considerations about their mental health treatment and appoint an agent, including a caregiver, to speak on their behalf in the event of a mental health crisis.
The European Commission definition specifies that the new directive is applicable to all products whose usage affects levels of energy consumption.
When must manufacturers comply with Directive 2007/47/EC?
Recycling, though not yet widely used in E/E products, is one potential solution to recent EU directives on end-of-life recovery.
The directive will encourage the formation of special purpose vehicles, whose chief characteristic is that they are funded by the issuance of debt.
The workshops also shed light on local, regional, and state legal resources for elders and their caregivers, such as the statewide Senior Legal Helpline--(888) 895-7873--a toll-free telephone line and referral service, where elders can address legal questions regarding housing, health care, family law, employment, advance directives, and other issues.
The Pastoral Directive, on the other hand, states emphatically that "a) the directives are to be interpreted broadly to favour sacramental reception by those eligible" (original emphasis).
To comply with the RoHS directive (EU Directive on the Restriction of certain Hazardous Substances in electrical and electronic equipment), Omron has already initiated efforts to produce and market products free from hazardous chemical substances.
Commenting on these ELV Directives, Erkki Liikanen, the Commissioner with responsibility for enterprise policy, said, "I am particularly pleased with this measure, which should allow us, with the help of the motor industry, to achieve the ambitious objectives set for 2015 and do a little more to protect the environment.
economic and financial power is shown by the new draft of the Eighth Company Law Directive.

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