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compliance

, compliancy
a measure of the ability of a mechanical system to respond to an applied vibrating force, expressed as the reciprocal of the system's stiffness.

Compliance

Meeting legislated performance standards; “beyond compliance” means voluntarily exceeding those standards.

compliance

see TYPES OF COMPLIANCE.

compliance

[kəm′plī·əns]
(mechanics)
The displacement of a linear mechanical system under a unit force.

certificate of compliance

A document issued by the responsible governmental authority stating that all of a building, or any designated portion thereof, complies with all provisions of applicable codes, statutes, and regulations.

compliance

Conforming to a specification, standard or law that has been clearly defined.
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"So in the compliance policy guide that we're releasing today, we're saying that insofar as any labeling, electronic records, and good manufacturing practice requirements are triggered by the use of RFID, that we will exercise enforcement discretion with regard to those regulations, the intention being that policy would be in effect until December 2007," Rudolf said.
Since the OIG issued its first draft compliance policy guide, a new breed of healthcare employee has emerged: the corporate compliance officer.
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