Ad Hoc


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Ad Hoc

Describing anything constituted for a single purpose or to deal with a certain situation. It especially describes a reaction to a spontaneous situation. For example, the board of directors of a company may form an ad hoc committee to deal with a labor dispute. Once the dispute is resolved, the committee will cease to exist.
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They said that several seats were lying vacant in the THQ hospitals, RHCs and BHUs, where they had been working, but instead of posting them on these vacant posts on ad hoc basis, they have been terminated from their jobs.
Ambrose Nmah says he cannot speak to unfolding issue because he had just read the appointment statement a couple of minutes ago when this paper contacted him.He says he does not know if the Chief Justice ever made a request for appointment of an ad hoc justice.
Due to its flexibility, these are also used on ad hoc networks as well.
* Ad Hoc Subcommittee 2.420/2.425 --Confidentiality/Minimization of Sensitive Information (Chair Don Christopher).
The ad hoc committee on Monday also had a meeting with the co- ordination board, which has been formed to run the daily affairs of boxing in the country.
Rodriguez of the 2nd District of Cagayan de Oro, who is Ad Hoc Committee chair, said the voting by the 75 members is scheduled on May 11, 12 and 13.
How does Stonefield Query meet the needs of end users who utilize ad hoc reports?
Ad Hoc guardians pay a licence fee rather than rent, meaning their bills are significantly lower, between PS120 and PS450 a month depending on location.
Selected military issues with specific reference to the Republic of South Africa, M Hough and L du Plessis (eqs), ISBN 1-86854416-8, 124 pages, Ad Hoc No 38, August 2001.
No hay nada peculiar en la derivacion de los conceptos ad hoc metaforicos.
Appointing the ad hoc committee and the hiring of support staff for it was approved earlier last month by the bishops' conference administrative committee following the "strong census" of the bishops' June plenary that such a structure was "an immediate and pressing" need, Dolan said.
Coun Mike Bird, Walsall Council leader, said: "The arrangement with Ad Hoc offers several advantages when compared with the alternative of boarding up the site.