essential facility

essential facility

A facility in a building that must remain functional for the public good in the event of a major disaster, such as a severe earthquake.
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'Non-availability of such an important and essential facility in the hospital indicates the irresponsible attitude of the hospital's former head,' said the minister.
"How do you mitigate those costs?" he said adding that in other jurisdictions, telco is an essential facility.
'But this quantity will be enough for the residents and commuters.' Meanwhile, locals are happy that such an essential facility has come to their doorsteps, which would cut down on expenses as well as facilitate easy access to fuel.
"Such an appointment constitutes a new element for the activation of this essential facility for the locals of Jezzine," MP Aswad said.
Such a patent becomes, therefore, an essential facility to the patent holder's competitors.
This Comment argues that a claim to essential data--data essential to competition--should require the same elements as a claim to an essential facility. First, the monopolist must control and deny access to the data that the plaintiff seeks.
He said: "The SARC is an essential facility for victims of this most serious crime and it is vital that victims are aware of the services available.
The Patients Welfare Society Kaleke Mandi called upon the DCO and EDO Health to order the authorities concerned to have the x-ray plant fixed immediately to provide this essential facility to the patients of the area.
(97) While the Court specifically rejected any indication that it was deciding the decision based upon a public utility theory, (98) the Court affirmed the district court's ruling that Associated Press could not adopt by-laws that restricted competing non-members from obtaining its wire reports, (99) thereby "[effectively treating [Associated Press] wire reports as an essential facility." (100)
An additional 200 Palestinians were harmed by the demolition of an essential facility, such as a water well.
NICH does have 19 ventilators but is devoid of oxygen plant that severely hampers functioning of the essential facility, said Dr.

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