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Respondent

A person or organization required to answer a legal proceeding. For example, if a company is sued, the company is called the respondent because it must respond to the charges or risk a summary judgment. See also: Petitioner.
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When the Petition is drafted, it should be sent by registered mail delivery to the Respondent spouse.
To issue such an order, the Board must make each of three findings: (1) that the respondent engaged in identified misconduct, including a violation of law or regulation, an unsafe or unsound practice, or a breach of fiduciary duty; (2) that the conduct had a specified effect, including financial loss to the institution or gain to the respondent; and (3) that the respondent's conduct involved either personal dishonesty or a willful or continuing disregard for the safety or soundness of the institution.
One respondent pointed out that compared with traditional toxicology tests, which are generally limited in the number of end points that can be assessed, toxicogenomics assays have a greater ability to measure multiple dose-response curves for multiple end points and multiple points in time.
For example, with reference to the previous recent visit question, the respondent who wasn't in the HMO in the past year shouldn't have been confronted with the questions in the first place.
All of the respondents were undergraduate students seeking teacher certification at a mid-sized state university in a mid-atlantic state; the total number of teacher education majors at the university was approximately 1,450.
5 Million Children of Iraq demand (1) the termination of the international economic embargo and all forms of bilateral economic sanctions against Iraq; (2) the massive provision of international humanitarian relief required in order to save themselves from death, disease, malnutrition, starvation, and extermination at the hands of the Respondents; (3) monetary compensation for the harm done to them as well as all other forms of relief deemed necessary and appropriate; and (4) the institution of criminal proc eedings against Respondent Bush for committing the international crime of genocide by the appropriate international organs as well as by all States of the World Community under their respective municipal legal systems.
The first part reports information about how the respondents operate their farms.
One respondent said this market segment is just beginning to "percolate.
As one respondent, Curt Rogers, chief executive of Rogers-American Co.
An analysis of the respondent-by-year data, however, indicated that across the five year period (1988-1992) there was a relatively even distribution of respondents by year with a slight skew toward the more recently "closed 26" cases: 1988 - 3 (9.
Twenty-four of the items were statements to which the respondent indicated on a seven-point Likert scale (Likert, 1932) the degree of their agreement or disagreement (with "1" indicating the highest agreement and "7" representing the strongest disagreement).
Overall, senior level executives anticipate an increase in levels of consolidation with 62% of respondents expecting an increase in MandA activity in 2013.