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Procurement

The act of buying, especially for business purposes. This term is often used in the energy industries; for example, one may procure oil in order to refine it.

procurement

see PURCHASING, BUYING PROCESS.
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Second, expert legal testimony may also be permitted when it is based upon adequately explored legal criteria, and a sufficient foundation supports the witness' expertise to determine the potential legal effect of the facts.
But dividing the Valley into smaller regions would present daunting challenges, she added, because of the legal criteria imposed on new districts.
The scientific criteria for causation in epidemiology are different from the legal criteria for causation.
Under the law, brain death can only be established on the basis of two tests that fulfill five legal criteria -- absence of brain activity, state of deep coma, absence of pupil dilation, loss of seven brain stem reflexes, and cessation of natural breathing.
Lewis, general counsel to Florida's Agency for Health Care Administration, justified the preemptive strike this way: "The state can change the legal criteria for a suit, and that is what we have done.
The commission gave him the cash after Fearon, of Newark, Nottinghamshire, met their financial and legal criteria.
The company announced the successful preliminary examination of its application by the PCT indicating that the company's claims met the legal criteria for novelty, inventive step and industrial applicability.
In his ruling, the judge noted that the established legal criteria for the granting of a sentencing circle includes the requirements that the accused accept responsibility, that all disputed issues be resolved prior to the circle and that the victim agrees to participate.
Proponents estimate that a majority of the perpetrators of gun-related offenses meet one or more of these legal criteria.
The results of the analysis of recent court decisions addressing independent educational evaluations identified three legal criteria against which the adequacy of district evaluations was judged.
With regards to the microbiological and chemical content of our water, we meet all the legal criteria.
He explained the legal definition of harassment and discussed the legal criteria used to distinguish unlawful harassment.