mandatory level

mandatory level

[′man·də‚tȯr·ē ′lev·əl]
(meteorology)
One of several constant-pressure levels in the atmosphere for which a complete evaluation of data from upper-air observations is required. Also known as mandatory surface.
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Government Buying Standards for food (GBS) are in already in place at a mandatory level for the Ministry of Defence, e Prison Service and central Government departments, but not for schools and hospitals.
9 million vehicles registered in Thailand at present have insurance cover beyond the basic mandatory level, he said.
The government has also decided to raise the mandatory level for blending ethanol in gasoline to 10 per cent from five per cent, Paswan said.
This compares with 93% last year passing the mandatory level.
This national mandatory pass rate is an improvement on 2012, when 93% of the nation's beaches passed the mandatory level.
She insisted she would introduce a mandatory level of qualification for people working in childcare and introduce registration for all childcare facilities.
2 percent of GDP, which is still above the European Union mandatory level of 3.
Filling station owners will get no postponement for installing the mandatory level gauges, said Rosen Bachvarov, spokesperson of the National Revenue Agency (NRA) on Monday.
Every carrier that sells policies in the state is required to purchase a mandatory level of coverage.
EU oil stocks in December were well over the mandatory level of 90 days consumption, being sufficient to cover 122 days, the EU Oil Supply Group announced.
The chairman of the bank said that the bank's capital to asset ratio was about 15 percent while the mandatory level was 10 percent.

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